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A new external equilibrium : revisiting the 'transformation of Europe' under the principle of the autonomy of the European Union

Author: DE ABREU DUARTE, Francisco Miguel
Year: 2020
Abstract: This short paper puts forth the idea of a “new external equilibrium” between the different actors of the European Union and proposes to revisit the…

Ten lessons from 'institutional economics' for designing multilateral trade and investment institutions

Author: PETERSMANN, Ernst-Ulrich
Year: 2020
Abstract: Why were procedural and substantive trade rules – but not investment agreements – transformed into multilateral treaties following World War II? Why…

WTO [email protected] : are global public goods like the world trade organization owned by governments or by peoples and citizens?

Author: PETERSMANN, Ernst-Ulrich
Year: 2020
Abstract: As the most frequent and most successful user of the dispute settlement system of the World Trade Organization (WTO), the USA has welcomed judicial…

The constitutional legitimation of authoritarian regimes : a comparative analysis of apartheid South Africa and communist Hungary

Author: FOURNIER, Théo
Year: 2020
Abstract: This paper studies the use of constitutional legitimation strategies in authoritarian regimes. The introduction analyses constitutional democracy…

International settlement of trade and investment disputes over Chinese 'silk road projects' inside the European Union

Author: PETERSMANN, Ernst-Ulrich
Year: 2020
Abstract: China's Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) and promotion of BRI investments in more than 60 countries along the ancient territorial and maritime 'Silk…

German and European ordo-liberalism and constitutionalism in the post-war development of international economic law

Author: PETERSMANN, Ernst-Ulrich
Year: 2020
Abstract: This contribution discusses the regulatory approaches of German-speaking countries to the design of European and international economic law since…

Creating a legislative level playing field in business and human rights at the European level : is the French duty of vigilance law the way forward?

Author: BRIGHT, Claire
Year: 2020
Abstract: In recent years, the field of business and human rights has witnessed a shift from soft law to hard law, which has been taking place as a number of…

Illiberalism in East-Central Europe

Author: HALMAI, Gábor
Year: 2019
Abstract: In the paper I try to answer the question, whether there is a genuine constitutional theory of ‘illiberal constitutionalism,’ recently advocated in…
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