Foundations of International Economic Law

David Collins, Professor of International Economic Law, The City Law School, City, University of London, UK

This introductory textbook explores the key legal principles and institutions that underpin the global economy. Featuring discussion of the economic rationale and social impact of the various legal regimes, Professor David Collins explores the four main pillars in international economic law: international trade, international investment, monetary relations, and development.

‘An informative and useful primer on international economic law (IEL). Written in an accessible style, Collins rises to the challenge of producing a survey book focusing on the key principles across the discipline. Students, academics and practitioners will appreciate how contemporary issues are used to reinforce these principles.’
– Bryan Mercurio, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

‘The amorphous field of international economic law has been in need of an up-to-date treatment for students, scholars and policymakers that brings its various interweaving strands together to make sense of current developments in historical context. David Collins has written that book.’
– Tania Voon, Melbourne Law School, Australia

2019 288 pp Paperback 978 1 78897 570 4 £34.95 £27.96 $49.95 $39.96
2019 288 pp Hardback 978 1 78897 568 1 £125.00 £112.50 $165.00 $148.50

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