Acta Juridica 2009

Global Administrative Law

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  • Hard Cover
  • 9780702181894
  • 312

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Acta Juridica is an annual thematic journal which, for over 50 years, has been published with the Faculty of Law of the University of Cape Town. The editorial team changes each year depending on the subject dealt with in the issue. Acta Juridica 2009 brings together papers given at a workshop held in Cape Town in March 2008, which was a joint venture between the New York University Law School and the Faculty of Law at the University of Cape Town. The papers critically explore the concept of Global Administrative Law in theory and its relevance to developing countries; the efficacy of regulatory regimes focused on international trade and finance; and recent developments in the crucially important area of intellectual property law. Most back issues from 1967 are available on request. Issues are also available in soft cover, as well as electronically on CD-ROM and online from the year 2000 to date.

Contents Include:

  • Opening Address by Trevor Manuel
  • Preface by Hugh Corder
    Part I: Definitional issues in Global Administrative Law
    • Accountability and the concept of (Global) administrative law by David Dyzenhaus
    • The role and limits of global administrative law in the Security Council's anti-terrorism programme by C H Powell
      Globalisation, National Democratic Institutions and the impact of global regulatory governance on developing countries by Dennis Davis & Hugh Corder
    • Weighing global regulatory rules and decisions in national courts by Benedict Kingsbury
  • Part II: Commercial aspects of Global Administrative Law
    • Social policy choices and the international and national law of government procurement: South Africa as a case study by Christopher McCrudden
    • 'Financing development' as a field of practice, study and innovation by Kevin E Davis
    • Competition law and globalisation: Uniformity or convergence, networking or state sovereignty?
      by Dennis Davis
    • Costing, comparing and competing: The World Bank's Doing Business survey and the bench-marking of labour regulation by Paul Benjamin & Jan Theron
  • Part III: Intellectual property and GMO issues in Global Administrative Law
    • Fostering dynamic innovation, development and trade: Intellectual property as a case study in global administrative law by Rochelle Cooper Dreyfuss
    • Accommodating user innovation in the international intellectual property regime: A global administrative law approach by Katherine J Strandburg
    • GMO trade regulation and developing countries by Richard B Stewart
    • A rose is a rose but is an 'acacia' an 'acacia'? Global administrative law in action by Jan Glazewski & Olivia Rumble

Of Interest and Benefit to:

  • Legal practitioners
  • Judicial officers
  • Academics
  • Students
  • Government officials

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