International Economic Law

International Economic Law is the legal discipline looking at the interaction between nations in an economic setting, as well as the interaction between nations and companies and foreign investors.  International economic law covers areas as diverse as:

  • Economic sovereignty of states
  • International Law covering natural resources and sustainable economic development
  • International monetary and development law
  • Law of foreign investment
  • International trade law
  • International Financial Regulation
  • International Tax Law

Underpinning these elements are the general concepts of international law, including treaty law, state responsibility and action and dispute settlement.

Some of the major organizations that have significant impacts on International Economic Law include: