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Mega-Regional Trade Agreements: CETA, TTIP, and TiSA

Mega-Regional Trade Agreements: CETA, TTIP, and TiSA New Orientations for EU External Economic Relations Edited by Stefan Griller, Walter Obwexer, and Erich Vranes

Mega-Regional Trade Agreements: CETA, TTIP, and TiSA Author: Edited by Stefan Griller, Walter Obwexer, and Erich Vranes ISBN: 9780198808893 Binding: Hardcover Publication Date: 01 November 2017 Price: $95.00 The Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement between the EU and Canada (CETA), proposed Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership between the EU and …

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Recueil des cours, Collected Courses, Tome 380

Recueil des cours, Collected Courses, Tome 380 Table of contents The Global Horizon of Private International Law, by J. H. A. van Loon, Former Secretary General of The Hague Conference. Excerpt of table of contents: Chapter I. The development of private international law against the backdrop of the evolving nation-State …

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Human Rights: Member State, EU and ECHR Levels of Protection

Human Rights: Member State, EU and ECHR Levels of Protection Article 53 of the Charter of Fundamental Rights of the European Union caused, already at its inception, a hermeneutical conundrum: Nothing in the Charter shall be interpreted as restricting or adversely affecting human rights and fundamental freedoms as recognized, in …

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Scottish Independence: Political Rhetoric and Legal Realities

Scottish Independence: Political Rhetoric and Legal Realities The recent publication of Professors Crawford and Boyle’s opinion on the international law aspects of Scottish independence is an event not because it says anything new – most commentators (including the present writer) come to the same conclusions – but because it puts …

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Boyle and Crawford on Scottish Independence

Boyle and Crawford on Scottish Independence Last month, Joseph Weiler’s post on Catalonian independence and the European Union triggered a lively discussion here on EJIL!Talk (including Nico Krisch’s reply). Yesterday’s publication by the British government of a legal opinion by Alan Boyle of the University of Edinburgh and James Crawford of the …

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Who Do I Call If I Want to Give Europe a Nobel Prize?

Who Do I Call If I Want to Give Europe a Nobel Prize? Mauro Gatti is a PhD candidate in EU law at the University of Bologna and the University of Strasbourg. His article, “‘External representation of the European Union in the conclusion of international agreement” (with Pietro Manzini) recently appeared …

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Symposium on ExtraTerritorial Jurisdiction

Symposium on ExtraTerritorial Jurisdiction One of the topics that will be taught in any basic course on public international law is “Jurisdiction”. By this is meant the jurisdiction of States and as Rosalyn Higgins explains in her book Problems and Process: International Law and How We Use It, questions of …

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