Title: Lex Mercatoria: International Economic Law
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Date: 2004
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Lex Mercatoria: International Economic Law 1 International Economic Law / Public International Commercial Law - Treaties Related to Free Trade and or Economic Union 2 GATT and the World Trade Organisation 3 < !-- free trade economic union wto wta world trade agreement gatt general agreement on tariffs and trade nafta north american free trade association eu european union maastricht --> 4 World Trade Agreement 5 6 WTA/ GATT 1994 (Uruguay Round); The Final Act and Agreement Establishing the World Trade Organization. General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade, Uruguay Round (including GATT 1994). Marrakesh, 15 April 1994.
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WTO Membership and Observers (January 2002) 7 The World Trade Organization Home Page 8 Legal texts: the WTO agreements 9 Uruguay Round Final Act 10 GATT 1994 (2001-2002 ed.) Cornell LII 11 LLRX - WTO/GATT Research By Jeanne Rehberg Law Library Resource Xchange 12 World Trade ILS Reference Guides Harvard University 13 Global Trade Negotiations Home Page Center for International Development at Harvard University (Albert Cho and Odette Yousef under the guidance of Prof. Dani Rodrik and Prof. Robert Lawrence) 14 Google on Globalization and Free Trade 15 Researching International Economic Law on the Internet Institute of International Economic Law Georgetown University Law Center 16 ASIL Guide to International Economic Law Jean M. Wenger for the American Society of International Law 17 Economic Law 18 World Economic Order and Social Order 19 Other Major Ministerial Declarations and Decision (Courtesy of Kazuo Chujo - source documents. Additional check not made.): 20 21 Geneva Ministerial Declaration (Adopted on 20 May 1998)
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22 WTO Declaration on Global Electronic Commerce (Adopted on 20 May 1998)
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23 Singapore Ministerial Declaration (Adopted on 13 December 1996)
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24 Marrakesh Declaration of 15 April 1994
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25 Ministerial Declaration on the Uruguay Round (Declaration of 20 September 1986, Punta del Este)
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26 Thirty-Eight Session at Ministerial Level Ministerial Declaration (Adopted on 29 November 1982, Geneva)
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27 Differential and More Favourable Treatment Reciprocity and Fuller Participation of Developing Countries (Decision of 28 November 1979) ("Enabling Clause")
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28 Cordell Hull Institute, Press Release, Tuesday 19 June 2001
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White House "US National Documents" gopher://cyfer.esusda.gov/11/ace/hot.topic.links/gatt Gopher version and WP5.1 and other text formats. 29 WTA/WTO Japanese text 30 WTO Guides and Summaries What is the WTO? WTO on the WTO 31 WTO - Frequently Asked Questions 32 OAS Summary Description of the Uruguay Round Marrakesh Agreement Establishing the World Trade Organization <http://www.wtowatch.org/library/admin/uploadedfiles/General_Agreement_on_Tariffs_and_Trade_GATT_19.htm> GATT 33 WTO Panel Decisions Lyonette Louis-Jacques 34 Rowe & Maw UK 35 Book title: "The World Trading System : Law and Policy of International Economic Relations" by John H. Jackson 36 gopher://gopher.law.cornell.edu/00/foreign/fletcher/BH209.txt GATT: General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (1947 as amended through 1966) 37 Seattle December 1999 spawned protest (on the streets and in cyberspace) from a wide variety of sources with differing and sometimes conflicting agenda, which included: environmentalists; developing countries; and trade unions. 38 Ruckus News | Globalize This! News Coverage 39 WTO spoof look alike site 40 What's wrong with the WTO? A guide to where the mines are buried by Peter Costantini ~ Seattle ~ November 2001 41 "ITLR - International Trade Law Reports" - on WTO conflict resolution, Cameron May. 42 See also Ethical Globalisation? Questions, Issues, Objections & Protests 43 European Union (Maastricht) 44 European Union Information Sources. 45 European Union Wikipedia entry 46 European Union Pages Online 47 European Information Association 'Developing, co-ordinating and improving access to EU information' 48 EuroInternet Information Resources Related to European Integration on the Internet. Michael Nentwich 49 European Union Resources Berkeley 50 EU resources WWW Virtual Library 51 Sources on the European Union HR-Net 52 European Union Resource Guide EU in the US, Delegation of the European Commission, Washington, DC 53 EU Market Access Database 54 European Integration Online Papers (EIoP) 55 The first interdisciplinary, peer reviewed publication on the Web in the field of European Integration, at the Austrian branch of the European Communities Studies Association. Editor in Chief Michael Nentwich. Launched 10 April 1997. 56 European Union (Maastricht) 57 Treaty on European Union July 1992, Maastricht Treaty unamended 58 Wikipedia entry 59 EU Member States 60 North American Free Trade Agreement 61 NAFTA 62 NAFTA - North American Free Trade Agreement 63 OAS Overview of NAFTA 64 NAFTA - North American Free Trade Agreement 65 NAFTA Wikipedia entry 66 NAFTA Secretariat 67 NAFTA Resources at Berkeley 68 The National Law Center for Inter-American Free Trade 69 NataNet - Treaties, Free Trade Agreements, & International Agreements 70 NAFTA Mexico Resources 71 The Language of Trade 72 Nafta at Public Citizen / Global Trade Watch 73 Multilateral Agreement on Investment (MAI) - Historical 74 Multilateral Agreement on Investment Draft, Distributed January 13, 1997 cancelling and replacing the same document sent on OLIS 08-Jan-1997 75 MAI Information Page 76 MAI at FLORA "Fair Trade not Free Trade" 77 MAI Global Trade Watch Home Page 78 MAI at the Global Policy Forum "we monitor global policy making at the United Nations" 79 Neo-Classical Economic Globalization is not a "fact of life"
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OECD on 1995-1998 MAI Negotiations 81 The Multilateral Agreement on Investment Appleton & Associates 82 The Council of Canadians 83 "The new Multilateral Agreement on Investment gives the corporations so much power, Parliament won't matter" 84 MAI Lawsuites Defence of Canadian Liberty Committee 85 MAI:Potential Effects on State & Local Government Western Governors' Association 86 Multinational Monitor 87 Multilateral Agreement on Investment Global Policy Forum 88 MAI Fact Sheet Friends of The Earth-US February 19, 1997 OECD on the Multilateral Agreement on Investment 89 Multilateral Agreement on Investment US State Department, Archive 90 Multilateral Agreement on Investment and article, by Anup Shah, 2000 91 Foreign Direct Investment and Capital Movements OECD 92 The Benefits of MAI 93 International Trade Law 94 See Private International Commercial Law including 95 Agency 96 Applicable Law (Conflict of Laws / Proper Law) 97 Arbitration (International Commercial Arbitration & other Dispute Settlement) 98 Arbitration Courts and Tribunals 99 Carriage of Goods 100 Contract Principles 101 Customs 102 Electronic Commerce 103 Insurance 104 Intellectual Property Law 105 Jurisdiction & Enforcement 106 Limitation Periods in the International Sale of Goods 107 Payment Mechanisms & Guarantees 108 Procedure & Evidence 109 Procurement of Goods & Services 110 Sale of Goods 111 Public Law 112 GATT and the World Trade Organisation 113 Multilateral Agreement on Investment (MAI) 114 North American Free Trade Agreement 115 International Trade Law 116 Customs 117 Trade Regulation and Corruption 118 Regional Groupings and Harmonising Instruments 119 Investment 120 Customs 121 International Convention on the Simplification and Harmonization of Customs Procedures (Kyoto, 18 May 1973) | Amending Supplement No. 13 - January 1993 World Customs Organization (refind) 122 Sites 123 Braumiller & Rodriguez, L.L.C. a Customs and International Trade Law Firm 124 Trade Regulation and Corruption 125 126 United Nations Convention Against Corruption (2003)
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Transparency International 127 Regional Groupings and Harmonising Instruments 128 Will consider development of this page and its relationship to other listings on this site including 129 See also: Organizations 130 Africa 131 African Union 132 African Union [check] 133 African Unification Front 134 African Union Wikipedia entry 135 COMESA - Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa 136 COMESA Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa 137 ECOWAS - Economic Community of West African States 138 ECOWAS - Economic Community of West African States [check] 139 ECOWAS Info 140 ECOWAS Wikipedia entry 141 NEPAD - New Plan for African Development 142 NEPAD - New Plan for African Development 143 NEPAD Wikipedia entry 144 OAU - Organization of African Unity 145 See African Union 146 Organization of African Unity 147 Creation of the OAU 148 Wikipedia entry 149 Ohada 150 OHADA about 151 Organisation for Harmonisation of African Business Law (Ohada) Treaty, 1993, Mauritius Francophone initiative, signed in Mauritius in 1993, entered into effect in July 1995 after the seventh ratification. Open to any member of the OAU (Organisation of African Unity). 152 Ohada Website Ohada homepage (French) 153 "Article 3 of the Treaty has set up an organization in charge of its implementation, named 'Organisation for Harmonisation of African Business Laws, (OHADA) which comprises a Council of Ministers and a Common Court of Justice and Arbitration (CCJA). The Council of Minister is assisted by a Permanent Secretary to which is attached a Regional Institute of Magistrates installed in Porto-Novo (Benin). 154 * the Uniform Act on General Business Law 155 * the Uniform Act on the Company Laws and Pooling of Economic Interest 156 * the Uniform Act on organization of securities 157 Three other Uniform Acts (on Bankruptcy law, Debt collection and Enforcement law, Accounting law) are being drafted and will probably be adopted on April 1st 1998." 158 A regional commercial arbitration court is to be established in Ivory Coast by the middle of 1999. 159 The Americas 160 Also see NAFTA 161 Legal Information Institute Cornell University School of Law 162 Mercosur Red Acad?mica Uruguaya 163 MERCOSUR Wikipedia entry 164 The Mercosur Economic Research Network 165 See Nafta in the section on Free Trade 166 Asia 167 ASEAN - Association of South East Asian Nations 168 ASEAN Wikipedia entry 169 Visit: AustLII - Australasian Legal Information Institute 170 Australia 171 Visit: AustLII - Australasian Legal Information Institute 172 The Commonwealth 173 The Commonwealth 174 The Commonwealth of Nations Wikipedia entry 175 BAILII British and Irish Legal Information Institute (2000) 176 Group of 8 177 G7 - Group of 7 Wikipedia entry 178 Group of 8 179 G8 Information Center the University of Toronto Library and the G8 Research Group at the University of Toronto 180 G8 - Goup of * Wikipedia entry 181 Europe 182 European Union Sources from Europa 183 European Union Wikipedia entry 184 European Union Members and Sources 185 See Maastricht in the section on 186 The Principles Of European Contract Law 1998 187 EFTA - European Free Trade Association 188 Council of Europe 189 Council of Europe Wikipedia entry 190 OECD - Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 191 OECD 192 OECD Washington Center 193 OECD Wikipedia entry 194 Pacific 195 "World" 196 See also: Organizations 197 ICC 198 International Chamber of Commerce 199 United Nations 200 United Nations (international law section) 201 United Nations Wikipedia entry 202 United Nations trade related resources 203 Hague Conference on Private International Law 204 Hague Conference on Private International Law 205 HC-PIL - locally maintained information 206 Unidroit 207 Unidroit 208 Unidroit - locally maintained information 209 Investment 210 211 Convention on International Interests in Mobile Equipment, UNIDROIT 2001
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212 Protocol to the Convention on International Interests in Mobile Equipment on Matters Specific to Aircraft Equipment, UNIDROIT 2001
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Other Investment Related Links 213 Arbitration 214 Arbitration involving States & Investors 215 Jurisdiction and Enforcement 216 Insolvency 217 Protection of Intellectual Property 218 Free Trade 219 Other Harmonising Instruments 220 Multilateral Agreement on Investment (historical) 221 Ethical Globalisation? Questions, Issues, Objections & Protests 222 UN World Summit on Sustainable Development 2002 Johannesburg, South Africa 223 Earth Summit (Sustainable Development) 2002 224 official Website for World Social Forum 2002 225 World Social Forum 226 Transnational Institute 227 Susan George 228 Online Computer Library Centre OCLC Public Affairs Information Service "current issues and actions which affect the world communities, countries, and governments." database 229 Global Policy Forum "we monitor global policy making at the United Nations" 230 Eldis "gateway to development information" 231 Global Trade Watch 232 Correction of Poverty 233 Oxfam International - United for a more equitable world 234 FLORA "Fair Trade not Free Trade" 235 One World 236 Third World Network 237 The Third World Network of Scientific Organizations (TWNSO) 238 United Nations Sustainable Development 239 PANOS 240 Eldis "Gateway to Development Information" 241 Tobin Tax 242 ATTAC - Association for the Taxation of financial Transactions for the Aid of Citizens 243 War on Want Campaign against World Poverty 244 Corruption 245 Transparency International 246 IP Issues 247 Patenting Life Is Wrong, Some Say By Paul Elias The Associated Press, February 1, 2002 248 Who owns your DNA? Genetic research that can save lives is often stymied by biotech companies' greedy patent claims. by Arthur Allen, Salon.com March 7, 2000 249 Should DNA be Patentable? Slashdot discussion 250 GNU General Public License (GPL/ Copyleft) <http://www.fsf.org/> FSF 251 MIT to Make Nearly all course material available free on the World Wide Web "unprecedented step challenges the privatization of knowledge" MIT News - April 4 2001 252 fact sheet news office 253 Eben Moglen Professor of Law & Legal History, Columbia Law School 254 Lawrence Lessig (Professor) Stanford Law School 255 Open Source - Fresh Memes in Information/Knowledge Sharing (a feast of the commons? / percolation?) 256 Environment 257 Multilateral Agreement on Investment (MAI) - historical 258 See section on MAI 259 Endnotes 260 Endnotes 261 Metadata SiSU Metadata, document information Manifest SiSU Manifest, alternative outputs etc.