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March 17, 2015 – 3:52 PM | Comments Off

The Minnesota Journal of International Law is currently accepting submissions for Volume 25. Submissions may be sent to mjil@umn.edu or through ExpressO.

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Diverging EU and WTO perspectives on extraterritorial process regulation

March 2, 2012 – 1:30 PM |

by Laurens Ankersmit, Jessica Lawrence, and Gareth Davies*
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I. Introduction
Jurisdictions have increasingly begun to restrict the sale of goods on the basis of the processes involved in production; even if these processes left …

Note: Regulatory Imperialism: The Worldwide Export of European Regulatory Principles on Credit Rating Agencies

April 23, 2010 – 4:05 PM | Comments Off

* Despite their role as the primary risk evaluators of various debt instruments, Governments have historically placed little regulation on credit rating agencies

* Targeted as a primary cause of the current economic crisis, Credit rating agencies will soon be subject to European regulation regimes that differ substantially from those in the United States

* In order to prevent anti-competitive outcomes, The EU must seek to align is regulation strategies of credit rating agencies to those of the United States

The Need for Enforcement of U.S. Punitive Damages Awards by the European Union

January 24, 2010 – 2:37 PM |

Jessica J. Berch
19 Minn. J. Int’l L. 55 (2010)
Did the United States make a crucial mistake when agreeing to the Hague Convention on Choice of Court Agreements? Author Jessica J. Berch argues that the United States should seek to revise certain provisions of the agreements to allow for the recovery of punitive damage awards in E.U. courts.