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International Organizations and International Transactions — Can Global Agreements Help Resolve Conflict Over Sovereign Debt Restructurings and Investments by State-Owned Enterprises?

Two international economic areas have been in the news recently as wrought with conflict and need of a better mechanism to resolve disputes. The first is sovereign debt restructuring as evidenced by Argentina and Greece. The second is the conduct … Continue reading

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National Security and Direct Investment — Canadian Style — Same as U.S.?

Petronas, Malaysia’s state-owned oil company, is battling the Canadian government to allow its proposed $5.3bn acquisition of Progress Energy Resolution. Also waiting approval is China’s CNOOC’s proposed $15bn acquisition of Nexen, another Canadian company. The issues raised by the Canadian government … Continue reading

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