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Multinational Enterprises and the Law / Edition 1

Multinational Enterprises and the Law / Edition 1

by Peter Muchlinski, MuchlinskiPeter Muchlinski


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An ideal text for advanced undergraduate and graduate students of international business, international law and international relations, this book offers a comprehensive interdisciplinary introduction to the origins and current features of MNE regulation.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780631216766
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 12/24/1999
Edition description: REPRINT
Pages: 736
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.50(d)

About the Author

Peter Muchlinski is the Drapers' Professor of Law in the Law Department, Queen Mary and Westfield College, University of London, where he specializes in international and European business law. From 1983 to 1998 he was a lecturer and senior lecturer in the LSE Law Department. From 1981 to 1983 he was a lecturer in law at the University of Kent. He is a door tenant at the Brick Court Chambers, London, and a consultant on foreign investment issues to UNCTAD.

Table of Contents

List of Cases.

List of Statutes.

List of Treaties.

List of Publications of Governments and International Organizations.

Preface and Acknowledgements.

List of Abbreviations.

Part 1: The Conceptual Framework:.

1. Concern over Multinational Enterprises.

2. The Evolution of Modern Multinational Enterprises.

3. Business and Legal Forms of Multinational Enterprise: towards a Theory of Control.

4. Relations between MNEs and States: Towards a Theory of Regulation.

Part II: Regulation by Home and Host States:.

5. The Jurisdictional Limits of Regulation through National or Regional Law.

6. The Control of Inward Investment by Host States.

7. Measures for the Encouragement of Inward Direct Investment.

8. Taxation Problems Associated with MNEs.

9. Group Liability and Director's Duties.

10. Accountability and Disclosure.

11. Regulation through Antitrust Law.

12. Technology Transfer.

13. Labour Relations.

Part III: The Emerging System of International Regulation: .

14. Renegotiation and Expropriation.

15. The Settlement of International Investment Disputes.

16. The Codification of International Standards for the Treatment of Foreign Investors.

17. Bilateral Investment Treaties.


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