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Making Ends Meet: Using A Market-Based Approach To Incentivize Foreign Vessels To Comply With The Air Emission Standards Of Marpol Annex Vi, Xiaoxin Shi Dec 2015

Making Ends Meet: Using A Market-Based Approach To Incentivize Foreign Vessels To Comply With The Air Emission Standards Of Marpol Annex Vi, Xiaoxin Shi

Penn State Journal of Law & International Affairs

No abstract provided.


One More Brick In The Wall: The Impact Of Personal Jurisdiction Of Ex Juris Defendants On The Relationship Between The United States And Canada, Matthew Johnson Dec 2015

One More Brick In The Wall: The Impact Of Personal Jurisdiction Of Ex Juris Defendants On The Relationship Between The United States And Canada, Matthew Johnson

Penn State Journal of Law & International Affairs

No abstract provided.


The Protection Of Intellectual Property Licenses In Insolvency: Lessons From The Nortel Case, Anthony Duggan, Norman Siebrasse Dec 2015

The Protection Of Intellectual Property Licenses In Insolvency: Lessons From The Nortel Case, Anthony Duggan, Norman Siebrasse

Penn State Journal of Law & International Affairs

No abstract provided.


Judicial Implementation Of South Africa’S New Business Rescue Model: A Preliminary Assessment, Patrick C. Osode Dec 2015

Judicial Implementation Of South Africa’S New Business Rescue Model: A Preliminary Assessment, Patrick C. Osode

Penn State Journal of Law & International Affairs

No abstract provided.


High-Tech Companies And The Decision To “Go Public”: Are Backdoor Listings (Still) An Alternative To “Front-Door” Initial Public Offerings?, Erik P.M. Vermeulen Dec 2015

High-Tech Companies And The Decision To “Go Public”: Are Backdoor Listings (Still) An Alternative To “Front-Door” Initial Public Offerings?, Erik P.M. Vermeulen

Penn State Journal of Law & International Affairs

No abstract provided.


Commercial Law And The Public Interest, Jay Lawrence Westbrook Dec 2015

Commercial Law And The Public Interest, Jay Lawrence Westbrook

Penn State Journal of Law & International Affairs

No abstract provided.


The Colombian Simplified Corporation: An Empirical Analysis Of A Success Story In Corporate Law Reform, Francisco Reyes Dec 2015

The Colombian Simplified Corporation: An Empirical Analysis Of A Success Story In Corporate Law Reform, Francisco Reyes

Penn State Journal of Law & International Affairs

No abstract provided.


The Natural Person, Legal Entity Or Juridical Person And Juridical Personality, Elvia Arcelia Quintana Adriano Dec 2015

The Natural Person, Legal Entity Or Juridical Person And Juridical Personality, Elvia Arcelia Quintana Adriano

Penn State Journal of Law & International Affairs

No abstract provided.


Justifications For Ucc Article 9’S Treatment Of Deposit Accounts: A Comparative Note, Catherine Walsh Dec 2015

Justifications For Ucc Article 9’S Treatment Of Deposit Accounts: A Comparative Note, Catherine Walsh

Penn State Journal of Law & International Affairs

No abstract provided.


The Role Of Party Autonomy In The Enforcement Of Secured Creditor’S Rights: International Developments, Anna Veneziano Dec 2015

The Role Of Party Autonomy In The Enforcement Of Secured Creditor’S Rights: International Developments, Anna Veneziano

Penn State Journal of Law & International Affairs

No abstract provided.


Party Autonomy And Consumer Arbitration In Conflict: A “Trojan Horse” In The Access To Justice In The E.U. Adr-Directive 2013/11?, Norbert Reich Dec 2015

Party Autonomy And Consumer Arbitration In Conflict: A “Trojan Horse” In The Access To Justice In The E.U. Adr-Directive 2013/11?, Norbert Reich

Penn State Journal of Law & International Affairs

Arbitration clauses in consumer contracts have been subject to controversy in many jurisdictions; recent U.S. and Canadian Supreme Court case law have been used as examples. European Union (E.U.) law, which originally excluded arbitration in general from the Brussels/Rome regimes, has recently taken a mixed, and to some extent limited, approach by including Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) entities “imposing” a solution in its recent ADR Directive 2013/11. There seems to be an indirect encouragement to develop consumer arbitration schemes in E.U. Member States as a second route to justice. It is too early to evaluate ...


Lessons And Best Practices For Designers Of Fast Track, Low Value, High Volume Global E-Commerce Odr Systems, Louis F. Del Duca, Colin Rule, Brian Cressman Dec 2015

Lessons And Best Practices For Designers Of Fast Track, Low Value, High Volume Global E-Commerce Odr Systems, Louis F. Del Duca, Colin Rule, Brian Cressman

Penn State Journal of Law & International Affairs

The momentum behind development of global online fast track low value high volume dispute resolution (hereafter ODR) continues to accelerate. Consumer and business groups around the world are promoting fair, proportionate, effective, online, fast track redress for low value high volume cross border e-commerce disputes. As a result, there will continue to be increasing demand for a variety of effective ODR systems design and procedural rules. Best practices developed by entities like eBay and lessons learned from the work of UNCITRAL Working Group III can be helpful in developing framework models for fast track low value high volume e-commerce ODR ...


The Good, The Bad, And The Ugly In Distribution Contracts: Limitation Of Party Autonomy In Arbitration?, Pilar Perales Viscasillas Dec 2015

The Good, The Bad, And The Ugly In Distribution Contracts: Limitation Of Party Autonomy In Arbitration?, Pilar Perales Viscasillas

Penn State Journal of Law & International Affairs

No abstract provided.


Limits On Party Autonomy In International Commercial Arbitration, Giuditta Cordero-Moss Dec 2015

Limits On Party Autonomy In International Commercial Arbitration, Giuditta Cordero-Moss

Penn State Journal of Law & International Affairs

No abstract provided.


An Institutional Approach To The Creation Of Innovation Ecosystems And The Role Of Law, Toshiyuki Kono, Kazuaki Kagami Dec 2015

An Institutional Approach To The Creation Of Innovation Ecosystems And The Role Of Law, Toshiyuki Kono, Kazuaki Kagami

Penn State Journal of Law & International Affairs

No abstract provided.


The Hague Principles, The Cisg, And The “Battle Of Forms”, Peter Winship Dec 2015

The Hague Principles, The Cisg, And The “Battle Of Forms”, Peter Winship

Penn State Journal of Law & International Affairs

No abstract provided.


From Paper To Electronic Order: The Digitalization Of The Check In The Usa*, Benjamin Geva Dec 2015

From Paper To Electronic Order: The Digitalization Of The Check In The Usa*, Benjamin Geva

Penn State Journal of Law & International Affairs

No abstract provided.


Aziz Case And Unfair Contract Terms In Mortgage Loan Agreements: Lessons To Be Learned In Spain, Immaculada Barral-Viñals Dec 2015

Aziz Case And Unfair Contract Terms In Mortgage Loan Agreements: Lessons To Be Learned In Spain, Immaculada Barral-Viñals

Penn State Journal of Law & International Affairs

No abstract provided.


Should Clauses Prohibiting Assignment Be Overridden By Statute?, Louise Gullifer Dec 2015

Should Clauses Prohibiting Assignment Be Overridden By Statute?, Louise Gullifer

Penn State Journal of Law & International Affairs

No abstract provided.


International B2b Contracts - Freedom Unchained?, Ingeborg Schwenzer, Claudio Marti Whitebread Dec 2015

International B2b Contracts - Freedom Unchained?, Ingeborg Schwenzer, Claudio Marti Whitebread

Penn State Journal of Law & International Affairs

No abstract provided.


On The Intellectual History Of Freedom Of Contract And Regulation, Hans-W. Micklitz Dec 2015

On The Intellectual History Of Freedom Of Contract And Regulation, Hans-W. Micklitz

Penn State Journal of Law & International Affairs

No abstract provided.


Foreword, Mary Hiscock, Hans-W. Micklitz Dec 2015

Foreword, Mary Hiscock, Hans-W. Micklitz

Penn State Journal of Law & International Affairs

No abstract provided.


Seventeenth Biennial Meeting Of The International Academy Of Commercial And Consumer Law Dec 2015

Seventeenth Biennial Meeting Of The International Academy Of Commercial And Consumer Law

Penn State Journal of Law & International Affairs

No abstract provided.


Clean Bill Of Lading In Contract Of Carriage And Documentary Credit: When Clean May Not Be Clean, Časlav Pejović Dec 2015

Clean Bill Of Lading In Contract Of Carriage And Documentary Credit: When Clean May Not Be Clean, Časlav Pejović

Penn State Journal of Law & International Affairs

No abstract provided.


A Framework For A Formal Sovereign Debt Restructuring Mechanism: The Kiss Principle (Keep It Simple, Stupid) And Other Guiding Principles, Charles W. Mooney Jr. Oct 2015

A Framework For A Formal Sovereign Debt Restructuring Mechanism: The Kiss Principle (Keep It Simple, Stupid) And Other Guiding Principles, Charles W. Mooney Jr.

Faculty Scholarship at Penn Law

Given the ongoing work on a multilateral restructuring process for sovereign debt in the UN, consideration of the content and implementation of a sovereign debt restructuring mechanism (SDRM) is timely. The framework and content of the SDRM proposed here differs from earlier proposals in several important respects. For the classification and supermajority voting of claims in the approval a restructuring plan, it would mimic the structure and operation of the model collective action clauses (Model CACs) proposed by the International Capital Markets Association. Restructuring under a qualified sovereign debt restructuring law (QSDRL) would be guided by four principles: (i) observe ...


International Activity And Domestic Law, Adam I. Muchmore Aug 2015

International Activity And Domestic Law, Adam I. Muchmore

Adam I. Muchmore

This essay explores the ways States use their domestic laws to regulate activities that cross national borders. Domestic-law enforcement decisions play an underappreciated role in the development of international regulatory policy, particularly in situations where the enforcing State's power to apply its law extraterritorially is not contested. Collective action problems suggest there will be an undersupply of enforcement decisions that promote global welfare and an oversupply of enforcement decisions that promote national welfare. These collective action problems may be mitigated in part by government networks and other forms of regulatory cooperation.


Elusive Peace, Security, And Justice In Post-Conflict Guatemala: An Exploration Of Transitional Justice And The International Commission Against Impunity In Guatemala (Cicig), Daniel W. Schloss Aug 2015

Elusive Peace, Security, And Justice In Post-Conflict Guatemala: An Exploration Of Transitional Justice And The International Commission Against Impunity In Guatemala (Cicig), Daniel W. Schloss

Electronic Thesis and Dissertation Repository

Guatemala has, until today, struggled to achieve security and justice following the end of nearly half a century of civil war in 1996. One specific institution, the International Commission Against Impunity in Guatemala (CICIG), has been implemented to rectify many of the Guatemalan state’s difficulties in establishing and maintaining the rule of law. In this thesis, I look to better explain CICIG’s role in Guatemala relative to security and justice in a post-conflict setting: I define CICIG as an institution potentially capable of building societal trust, and I explain how the inclusion of procedural justice within transitional justice ...


Natural Disasters, Nuclear Disasters, And Global Governance, Eric A. Feldman, Chelsea Fish Jun 2015

Natural Disasters, Nuclear Disasters, And Global Governance, Eric A. Feldman, Chelsea Fish

Faculty Scholarship at Penn Law

This chapter uses the analytical framework of transnational legal ordering (TLO) developed by Halliday and Shaffer and applies it to the area of law and disasters. In contrast to the increasingly transnational legal nature of social ordering highlighted by Halliday and Shaffer, it argues that the emergence of transnational regulatory networks and cross-border principles or policies in the area of disaster management has been uneven and incomplete. Although there are many factors that help to explain why the law/disasters area has resisted the trend toward “transnationalization,” two stand out. One is the relative dearth of national laws and policies ...


Planning For Excellence: Insights From An International Review Of Regulators' Strategic Plans, Adam M. Finkel, Daniel Walters, Angus Corbett Apr 2015

Planning For Excellence: Insights From An International Review Of Regulators' Strategic Plans, Adam M. Finkel, Daniel Walters, Angus Corbett

Faculty Scholarship at Penn Law

What constitutes regulatory excellence? Answering this question is an indispensable first step toward striving for, measuring, and, ultimately, achieving regulatory excellence. One useful way to answer the question would be to draw on the broader literature on regulatory design, enforcement, and management. But perhaps a more authentic way would be to look at how regulators themselves define excellence. In this paper, we investigate regulators’ definitions of regulatory excellence by drawing on a unique source of data that provides an important window on regulators’ own aspirations: their strategic plans. To date, a voluminous literature exists examining agency practices in strategic planning ...


The Responsibility To Protect: Emerging Norm Or Failed Doctrine?, Camila Pupparo Mar 2015

The Responsibility To Protect: Emerging Norm Or Failed Doctrine?, Camila Pupparo

Global Tides

This paper seeks to investigate the current shift from the non-intervention norm towards the “Responsibility to Protect,” commonly abbreviated as “RtoP,” which actually mandates intervention in cases of humanitarian intervention disasters. I will look at the May 2011 application of the R2P doctrine to the humanitarian crisis in Libya and assess whether it was a success or a failure. Many critics of the “Responsibility to Protect” norm consider it to be yet another imperial tool used by the West to pursue national interests, so this paper analyzes this argument in detail, referring to case study examples, particularly in the Middle ...