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Principles of international economic law

Herdegen, Matthias

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  • Creator Matthias Herdegen
  • Format Books
  • Publication First edition. Oxford, U.K. : Oxford University Press, 2013.
  • Physical Details
    • xl, 493 pages ; 24 cm
  • ISBNs 0199579873, 9780199579877, 0199579865, 9780199579860
  • OCLC ocn764348644


  • Includes bibliographical references and index.


  • The law of international economic relations: contents and structure -- Past and present of the international economic order -- The actors of international economic law -- The legal sources of international economic law -- Basic principles of the international economic order -- Sovereignty and international economic relations -- Human rights and international economic relations -- Environmental protection and sustainable development -- Good governance: the internal structure of states and global economic integration -- Dispute settlement -- History and development of world trade law -- The World Trade Organization -- The multilateral and plurilateral agreements on trade -- The GATT -- The Agreement on the Application of Sanitary and Phytosanitary Measures (SPS) -- The Agreement on Technical Barriers to Trade -- The General Agreement on Trade in Services (GATS) -- The Agreement on Trade Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights (TRIPS) -- Subsidies and anti-dumping measures -- Dispute settlement in the WTO -- WTO law in broader perspective: the interplay with other regimes of international law -- WTO law in domestic law -- The regional integration of markets -- International sales and contract law -- Letters of credit -- International building and construction contracts -- International company, competition, and tax law -- International accounting standards -- International competition law -- International tax law -- Foreign investment in practice -- Customary international law -- Concessions and investment: agreements between states and foreign companies -- Treaties on investment protection -- The international Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes -- Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency -- The interplay of investment protection and other areas of international law -- International monetary law and international economic relations -- The International Monetary Fund: objectives, organization, and functions -- The World Bank and other international financial institutions -- Debt crises and state insolvency -- International regulation of the banking sector