Law and Policy in International Business

Articles from Vol. 33, No. 2, Winter

Caveat Emptor: Developing International Disciplines for Deterring Third Party Investment in Unlawfully Expropriated Property
I. INTRODUCTION Much attention within the international community has been devoted to developing agreed standards regarding expropriation (1) and other forms of investment protection. Although there is heated debate between developed and developing...
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Demutualization of Organized Securities Exchanges in Hong Kong: The Great Leap Forward
I. INTRODUCTION The optimal market structure and the governance and regulatory status of a securities exchange are among the burning issues of the day. Despite the long history (1) and importance (2) of the exchange, there has been little study...
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Post-Handover Recognition and Enforcement of Arbitral Awards between Mainland China and Hong Kong SAR: 1999 Agreement vs. New York Convention
I. INTRODUCTION On July 1, 1997, in a reversion of sovereignty from the United Kingdom, Hong Kong became a Special Administrative Region of Mainland China. (1) Despite a complete transfer of sovereignty, Hong Kong's position as one of the world's...
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Taking a Constitutional Look: NAFTA Chapter 11 as an Extension of Member States' Constitutional Protection of Property
I. INTRODUCTION As the slogan-chanting street demonstrations that consistently disrupt the meetings of the World Trade Organization (WTO) illustrate, there exists a contentious debate over the role of international trade organizations. The clash...
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