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Part V The Wider Framework, Ch.26 Regulating Multinational Corporations and International Trade Law

Craig Forcese

From: The Oxford Handbook of International Trade Law

Edited By: Daniel Bethlehem, Donald McRae, Rodney Neufeld, Isabelle Van Damme

From: Oxford Public International Law (http://opil.ouplaw.com). (c) Oxford University Press, 2021. All Rights Reserved.date: 20 June 2021

Goods — Services — Shareholding — NAFTA (North American Free Trade Agreement) — Responsibility of individuals
At its most elemental, ‘doing business’ is the movement of goods, knowledge, and services between and within business enterprises. These exchanges are common-place within States, of course. There, they are regulated by domestic laws of various sorts, albeit domestic laws sometimes informed by international instruments. When enterprises do business across national borders, their activities often attract designation as international trade. International trade is closely regulated by rules of international law, designed in the final instance to minimize the...
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