Robin Geiβ, Meinhard Hilf
- Most-favoured-nation treatment (MFN) — Taxation — Developing countries — BITs (Bilateral Investment Treaties) — Peace treaties — Treaties, effect for third states — Vienna Convention on the Law of Treaties — Ejusdem generis rule
Published under the auspices of the Max Planck Foundation for International Peace and the Rule of Law under the direction of Rüdiger Wolfrum.
1 A most-favoured-nation clause (commonly abbreviated as ‘MFN’) is a treaty provision whereby a State (the granting State) undertakes an obligation towards another State (the beneficiary State) to accord most-favoured-nation treatment in an agreed sphere of relations. Most-favoured-nation treatment is treatment accorded by the granting State to the beneficiary State, or to persons or things in a determined relationship with that State not less favourable than treatment extended by the granting State to a third State, or to persons or things in the same...