Houston Journal of International Law

This journal publishes articles in international and comparative law, including international business, finance, torts, crime and human rights.

Articles from Vol. 32, No. 2, Spring

Continental Cap-and-Trade: Canada, the United States, and Climate Change Partnership in North America
I. INTRODUCTION II. BACKGROUND OF FEDERAL CAP-AND-TRADE POLICIES WITHIN UNITED STATES AND CANADA A. United States Federal Policy and Cap-and-Trade B. Canadian Federal Policy and Cap-and-Trade III. CANADIAN OIL SANDS ARE CRITICAL...
NOPEC Goes Bananas: Thwarting Congress's Attempt to Extend U.S. Antitrust Law's Extraterritorial Reach
I. INTRODUCTION II. AS THINGS STAND A. OPEC B. U.S. Antitrust Law C. The Executive's Foreign Antitrust Policy D. Private Attempts to Apply U.S. Antitrust Law to OPEC in the Courts III. AS SOME WANT THINGS TO STAND ...
Subprime Carbon: Fashioning an Appropriate Regulatory and Legislative Response to the Emerging U.S. Carbon Market to Avoid a Repeat of History in Carbon Structured Finance and Derivative Instruments
I. INTRODUCTION II. STRUCTURED FINANCE: A CONVENIENT FRAMEWORK A. Mortgage-Backed Securities III. WILL HISTORY REPEAT ITSELF? AVOIDING A REPEAT OF HISTORY IN CARBON SECURITIZED AND DERIVATIVE INSTRUMENTS A. Risk Reallocation...
Transboundary Petroleum Reservoirs: A Recommended Approach for the United States and Mexico in the Deepwaters of the Gulf of Mexico
I. INTRODUCTION II. TRANSBOUNDARY RESERVOIRS AND MAIN CONCERNS THAT ARISE III. CURRENT UNITED STATES-MEXICO MARITIME BOUNDARIES IN THE GOM IV. EXPLORATION AND EXPLOITATION ACTIVITIES OF OIL AND NATURAL GAS IN THE GOM V....
Twenty-Five Years in the Making: Why Sustainable Development Has Eluded the U.N., and How Community-Driven Development Offers the Solution
I. INTRODUCTION II. THE ISSUE OF ENVIRONMENTAL CONSERVATION ON THE INTERNATIONAL STAGE A. A New Concern Emerges B. The Brundtland Commission C. Sustainable Development, Defined D. The Millennium Summit E. The Kyoto...
Who Gets the Oil?: Arctic Energy Exploration in Uncertain Waters and the Need for Universal Ratification of the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea
I. INTRODUCTION TO THE ARCTIC II. OIL AND GAS IN THE ARCTIC AND THE IMPLICATIONS OF CLIMATE CHANGE A. Arctic Geography B. Oil in the Arctic C. Scientific Projections on the Arctic III. EMERGING ARCTIC TERRITORIAL DISPUTES IV....