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International economic law

Anders Henriksen

in International Law

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Published in print March 2017 | ISBN: 9780198753018
Published online September 2017 | e-ISBN: 9780191814624 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/he/9780198753018.003.0011
International economic law

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International economic law covers a vast range of rules and principles on economic conduct and relations between states, international organizations, and private actors, both individuals and corporations. This chapter deals with the most fundamental areas of the law: the international law of trade, international investment law, and international monetary law. It introduces the World Trade Organization and the most important principles governing international trade, including those contained in the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade. It presents international monetary law, with a particular emphasis on the role and activities of the International Monetary Fund. It also discusses the international regulation of international investments and the most important principles thereof, including those that govern expropriation of foreign property.

Keywords: international law; international investment law; monetary law; trade; World Trade Organization; international trade; General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade; International Monetary Fund; foreign property

Chapter.  11883 words. 

Subjects: International Law

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