Extraterritorial Jurisdiction in Theory and Practice: [contains the Edited of a Symposium Held in Dresden Between 8 and 10 October 1993]

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Karl Matthias Meessen
Martinus Nijhoff Publishers, 1996 M08 6 - 262 pages
This work contains the proceedings of a symposium held in Dresden addressing the topic of extraterritorial jurisdiction with respect to financial services, tax, arms control, environmental law, antitrust matters and mergers and acquisitions. It provides an overview of how differently jurisdictional issues are perceived and dealt with, especially in the USA and UK. Contributions are from experts in the field. The book differs from others in the field in that it provides a resolution on extraterritorial jurisdiction. "Audience: " Civil servants, practising lawyers and academics in the field of international public law and private international law.

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Contents

Two Views in the Supreme Court
4
Extraterritorial Taxation in International Law
19
Extraterritorial Orders Affecting Bank Deposits
39
Implications for the International Law of Jurisdiction
50
Jurisdictional Rules in Customary International Law
64
Comity the Restatement and Interest Balancing
71
A Matter of Degree
77
The Alleged Antinomy
83
Critique of the Panels Ruling
128
Extraterritorial Application of Foreign Laws
147
Discussion
159
New US Policy on the Extraterritorial Application
166
Discussion
174
National Control over International Mergers
183
Extraterritorial Rules on Banking and Securities
200
Restrictions on Public Offerings of Securities
206

The Customary Regime of Jurisdiction in Contemporary
90
The Relevance of Other Principles of International Law
96
Jurisdiction
103
Jurisdictional Bases to Prosecute under International Law
105
Conclusion
115
Extraterritorial Application of Environmental Law
122
Discussion
212
Drafting Rules on Extraterritorial Jurisdiction
225
Criteria Taking Account of the Attitudes of Foreign States
231
Discussion 30
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