Contemporary Issues in International Economic Law
This book examines contemporary issues in international economic law. Critical jurisprudential analyses are expounded on various law and policy issues underpinning the discourse of international economic law. International and comparative perspectives are provided. The book delves into intricacies of global law and policy that may have an impact on the development of such geographical regions as Africa. In the ten chapters, each written by an expert in the respective field, the publication deals with several law and policy challenges ranging from the effective management of natural resources, prospects for the development of regional capital markets, the effective participation of less developed countries in the global economy, especially at WTO, to financial sector regulation, banking law, corporate law and knowledge economy linkages between intellectual property law and human rights. The book concludes with an insightful chapter on the nexus between intellectual property rights and agriculture.