Research

Authorizing Appropriation?: Law in Contested Forested Spaces

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Abstract The 2015 Paris Agreement on Climate Change confirmed that the controversial reducing emissions from deforestation and forest degradation scheme, known as REDD+, will play a central role in the...Read More

The Threads (or Threats?) of a Managerial Approach: Afterword to Laurence Boisson de Chazournes’ Foreword

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Abstract In her EJIL Foreword article, Boisson de Chazournes gives an optimistic account of the proliferation of international courts and tribunals. She argues that the proliferation has been a constan...Read More

Je Suis Achbita!; The Trump Jerusalem Declaration and the Rule of Unintended Consequences; 10 Good Reads; A propos Book Reviewing; EJIL Roll of Honour; In This Issue

Je Suis Achbita!* Achbita, decided in March 2017 is not a run of the mill case. It raised what I think are hugely difficult conceptual legal issues. It also comes at a delicate moment in the social and political life of Europe, where the Co...Read More

Feminist Strategy in International Law: Understanding Its Legal, Normative and Political Dimensions

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Abstract While international law has typically waxed and waned in feminist favours, contemporary feminist engagements reveal a strongly critical, reflective thrust about the costs of engaging internati...Read More

Overview of the Korean Classification Regime and Notable Matters (Part I)

Classification refers to identification of the classification code of a certain imported/exported good in accordance with standards and system of harmonized system. Classification is used as a standard in determining the tariff rate/exempti...Read More

A Series of Sales: Determining the Customs Value Under the Union Customs Code

New customs legislation – the Union Customs Code – became applicable in the EU on 1 May 2016. These new regulations seem to abolish the use of the ‘ first sale for export ’ rule for determining the customs value and introduce the ‘ last sal...Read More

How to Define ‘Public Morals’ in WTO Law? A Critique of the Brazil – Taxation and Charges Panel Report

The Brazil – Taxation and Charges panel report has rekindled a long-standing debate over the scope and meaning of the public morals exception in the GATT/WTO legal system. This article offers two criticisms of the panel report. First, the r...Read More

The Paradox of the Nairobi Ministerial Decision on Export Competition: Lessons for the Future

The Nairobi Ministerial Decision on Export Competition was lauded as WTO ’ s most significant outcome on agriculture negotiations. However, despite the Decision ’ s requirement that WTO developed country Members immediately eliminate their ...Read More

Bilateralism and Unilateralism: The Future of International Trade Relations?

The most recent developments in international trade relations are characterized by a marked increase in free trade agreements – in particular bilateral agreements – whereas the development of the World Trade System, on the other hand, is in...Read More

Prior Judicial Involvement in Investor-State Dispute Settlement: Lessons from the Court’s Rhetoric in Opinion 2/15

The Court of Justice of the European Union has long protected the integrity of the Union legal order from external impact of judicial and normcreating processes. Initially concerned with the harmonious interpretation and application of Unio...Read More

Towards a Sustainable World Trade Law? The Commercial Policy of the European Union After Opinion 2/15 CJEU

Opinion 2/15 provides an undisputable exclusive competence to the EU for the inclusion of labour and environmental standards in EU Free Trade Agreements (FTAs). However, most of the possible policies to include sustainable development in wo...Read More

Guest Editor’s Introduction: Opinion 2/15 of the Court of Justice on the EU–Singapore Free Trade Agreement

Content Type Journal Article Part of Volume 13, Issue 1 Authors Nicolaj Kuplewatzky, Member of the Legal Service of the European Commission. Journal Global Trade and Customs Journal Online ISSN 1569-755X Print ISSN 1569-755X Publication: Gl...Read More