American University International Law Review

Articles from Vol. 34, No. 2, 2018

Article 36 Weapons Reviews & Autonomous Weapons Systems: Supporting an International Review Standard
I.INTRODUCTIONRapidly advancing drone technology in the past decade has made it increasingly possible for the world's militaries to field advanced weapons systems that operate with limited direct human involvement and risk to the weapons' users.1 Although...
Banks as Human Rights Enforcers? a Comparative Analysis of Soft Law Instruments
i. introductionGlobalization, largely fueled by foreign direct investment, is undeniably associated with a wide range of benefits, particularly in terms of economic growth.1 However, globalization is also accompanied by serious dangers, especially with...
Comi Comity: International Standardization of Comi Factors Needed to Avoid Inconsistent Application within Cross-Border Insolvency Cases
I.introductionWith increasing globalization, companies continue to expand their businesses outside of their home states into foreign markets.1 When businesses operating in these foreign locations become financially insolvent, cross-border insolvency...
International Adjudication: Peaks, Valleys, and Rolling Hills
This lecture is not styled as a tribute to Professor David Caron, but I shall invoke his scholarship today, not only because this Annual Meeting is dedicated to his memory, but also because of his many insights into dispute settlement.I.INTRODUCTIONMy...
Regulatory Policy and Innovation in the Wine Industry: A Comparative Analysis of Old and New World Wine Regulations
Economists and politicians alike tie free trade concepts to the principles of Adam Smith. Yet they often forget that his economic model was rooted in the international trade of wine.1I.introductionFermenting grapes into wine is an industry dating to...
When United Nations Sanctions Impact International Financial Governance: Lessons from the Libyan Sovereign Wealth Fund
I.introductionThe Libyan Investment Authority (LIA) is the Sovereign Wealth Fund (SWF) of the state of Libya and is the biggest African SWF.1 The Gaddafi regime established the LIA in 2006 to streamline the management of Libya's excess oil revenues and...
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