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National Security Exceptions in International Trade and Investment Agreements

Publication year: 2020

ISBN: 978-3-030-38125-7

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provides a comprehensive analysis of national security exceptions in international trade and investment agreements. The subject has gained particular relevance in the past few years, as both the United States and the Russian Federation have invoked national security as justification for trade-restrictive measures in the context of WTO dispute settlement proceedings. describes the evolution of security exceptions in international economic law, from the GATT 1947 to the most recent economic treaties, such as the 2017 Buenos Aires Protocol for Intra-Mercosur Investment and the 2018 USMCA.

Subject: Law and Criminology, National Security, Traffic in Transit, Necessity in Investment Law, Investment Law, WTO, World Trade Organization, Trade War, Essential Security Interest, Security Exception, Article XXI GATT, General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade, Standard of Review, Self-Judging, International Economic Law, Trade Law, Dispute Resolution, Mediation, Arbitration, International Economics