International Trade and Investment provides up-to-date materials for a course on legal regulation of international trade and investment.
International Trade and Investment also:
Draws on both WTO and national sources to describe the dual legal regimes that occupy this field.
Draws the student into the complex interactions between international and national law.
Begins with a survey of the views of economists on trade and investment, emphasizing the views of those from the developing world as well as those from the rich world.
Sets out the overlapping international and national regulatory regimes, using themes such as competition, protection, property rights and rents to illustrate the discussion. It then considers in detail legal protection of foreign investment (including investment in the form of intellectual property), and then trade law.
Includes cases drawn from the US, the EU and the WTO throughout the book.