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Shadow courts : the tribunals that rule global trade / Haley Sweetland Edwards.

Author:
Edwards, Haley Sweetland [Browse]
Format:
Book
Language:
English
Published/​Created:
[New York: Columbia Global Reports, 2016, , ©2016]
Description:
142 pages : map ; 19 cm
Summary note:
"Edwards offers a ... look at one little-known but powerful provision in most modern trade agreements that is designed to protect the financial interests of global corporations against the governments of sovereign states. She [posits] that investor-state dispute settlement --a 'shadow court' that allows corporations to sue a nation outside its own court system--has tilted the balance of power on the global stage"--Amazon.com.
Bibliographic references:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 122-142).
Subject(s):
Form/​Genre:
Case studies.
ISBN:
  • 9780997126402
  • 099712640X
LCCN:
2016945880
OCLC:
933590566
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