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Globalization Without A Safety Net: The Challenge Of Protecting Cross-Border Funding Of Ngos, Lloyd H. Mayer Jan 2018

Globalization Without A Safety Net: The Challenge Of Protecting Cross-Border Funding Of Ngos, Lloyd H. Mayer

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More than 50 countries around the world have sharply increased legal restrictions on both domestic non-governmental organizations (“NGOs”) that receive funding from outside their home country and the foreign NGOs that provide such funding and other support. These restrictions include requiring advance government approval before a domestic NGO can accept cross-border funding, requiring such funding to be routed through government agencies, and prohibiting such funding for NGOs engaged in certain activities. Publicly justified by national security, accountability, and other concerns, these measures often go well beyond what is reasonably supported by such legitimate interests. These restrictions therefore violate international law ...


The Convergence Of International Trade And Investment Arbitration, Roger P. Alford Jan 2013

The Convergence Of International Trade And Investment Arbitration, Roger P. Alford

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The World Trade Organization (“WTO”) and bilateral investment treaties (“BITs”) are among the most significant legal developments in the history of international economic law. Never before in the history of international relations has trade and investment been supported by such powerful legal guarantees and adjudicative processes. In less than two decades the WTO and BITs have permanently altered the legal landscape with reciprocal and mutually advantageous arrangements designed to reduce barriers to trade and investment and eliminate discriminatory treatment in international economic relations. In most respects the worlds of trade and investment are on parallel tracks headed in the same ...


Regulating The Invisible: The Case Of Over-The-Counter Derivatives, Colleen M. Baker Jan 2010

Regulating The Invisible: The Case Of Over-The-Counter Derivatives, Colleen M. Baker

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In this Article, I focus on the regulation of the over-the-counter (OTC) derivative markets. I argue that current reform proposals and draft legislation fall short of constructing the linked domestic and international frameworks needed to successfully regulate the OTC derivative markets. The purpose of my Article is to propose and defend such a framework. Because of the inseparability of the domestic and international aspects of this issue, I argue that in addition to increased prudential supervision and regulation, the regulation of OTC derivative markets requires interwoven domestic and international systems for regulatory cooperation. This recommendation has two parts. First, Congress ...


The Legal Aspects Of Foreign Investment In Vietnam, Tang Than Trai Le Jan 1995

The Legal Aspects Of Foreign Investment In Vietnam, Tang Than Trai Le

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Using Trade To Enforce International Environmental Law: Implications For United States Law, Mary Ellen O'Connell Jan 1994

Using Trade To Enforce International Environmental Law: Implications For United States Law, Mary Ellen O'Connell

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The Extraterritorial Application Of Antitrust Laws: A Postscript On Hartford Fire Insurance Co. V. California, Roger P. Alford Jan 1993

The Extraterritorial Application Of Antitrust Laws: A Postscript On Hartford Fire Insurance Co. V. California, Roger P. Alford

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The Extraterritorial Application Of Antitrust Laws: The United States And European Community Approaches, Roger P. Alford Jan 1992

The Extraterritorial Application Of Antitrust Laws: The United States And European Community Approaches, Roger P. Alford

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