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This collection explores the theme of fragmentation within international economic law as the world emerges from the 2008 global financial crisis, the subsequent recession and the European sovereign debt crisis which began in early 2010. The post-crisis 'moment' itself forms a contemporary backdrop to the book's focus on fragmentation as it traces the evolution of the international economic system from the original Bretton Woods design in the aftermath of the Second World War to the present time. The volume covers issues concerning monetary cooperation, trade and finance, trade and its linkages, international investment law, intellectual property protection and climate change. By connecting a broad, cross-disciplinary survey of international economic law with contemporary debate over international norm and authority fragmentation, the book demonstrates that this has been essentially a fragmented and multi-focal system of international economic regulation.
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The fragmented disciplines of international economic law after the global financial and economic crisis: an introduction / C.L. Lim & Bryan Mercurio Does financial law suffer from a systemic failure? : a study of the fragmentation of legal sources / Rolf H. Weber Credit rating agencies : financial multipolarity, EU regulatory export and the development of global standards through multilevel governance / Elisabetta Cervone The broken glass of European integration : origins and remedies of the Eurozone crisis and implications for global markets / Emilios Avgouleas and Douglas W. Arner From regional fragmentation to coherence : a way forward for East Asia / Ross P. Buckley "The law works itself pure" : the fragmented disciplines of global trade and monetary cooperation, and the Chinese currency problem / C.L. Lim Roadblocks and pathways towards inter-state cooperation in increasing interdependence / An Hertogen The industrial policy of China and WYO law : the "shrinking policy space argument" as sterile fragmentation / Junji Nakagawa The first condition of progress? : freedom of speech and the limits of international trade law / Tomer Broude & Holger Hestermeyer Emergency safeguard measures for trade in services : a case study of intra-disciplinary fragmentation / Shin-yi Peng The schizophrenia of countermeasures in international economic law : the case of the ASEAN comprehensive investment agreement / Martins Paparinskis Multilateral convergence of investment company regulation / Anita K. Krug Greek debt restructuring, Abaclat v. Argentina and investment treaty commitments : the impact of international investment agreements on the Greek default / Julien Chaisse Chinese bilateral investment treaties : a case of "internal fragmentation" / Juan Ignacio Stampalija A post-global economic crisis issue: development, agriculture, "land grabs", and foreign direct investment / Antoine Martin Intellectual property rights in international investment agreements : striving for coherence in national and international law / Tania Voon, Andrew Mitchell and James Munro The anti-counterfeiting trade agreement : less harmonization, further fragmentation / Bryan Mercurio The WTO legality of the application of the EU's emission trading system to aviation / Lorand Bartels Certain legal aspects of the multilateral trade system and the promotion of renewable energy / Rafael Leal-Arcas & Andrew Filis Conclusion : beyond fragmentation? / C. L. Lim & Bryan Mercurio.