TOWARDS A RULE-BASED BELT AND ROAD INITIATIVE — NECESSITY AND DIRECTIONS
Keywords:belt and road (B&R); silk road; rule of law; rule-based governance; economic globalisation; trade war.
THE CONSTITUTION OF MALTA: SUPREMACY, PARLIAMENT AND THE SEPARATION OF POWERS
Keywords:Malta; constitutional supremacy; the Maltese Parliament; entrenchment; the Constitutional Court; constitutional review; the separation of powers
W. Michael Reisman
NEGOTIATING AND MAINTAINING INVESTMENT TREATIES: MECHANISMS FOR ANTICIPATING AND CONTROLLING TEXTUAL DRIFT
Keywords:investment agreements; textual drift; serial arbitrations; amendment procedures; claw-back mechanisms
THE FUTURE OF HUMAN RIGHTS LAW IN THE UNITED KINGDOM
Keywords:human rights law; United Kingdom; European Union; Brexit; European Court of Human Rights; nationalism; internationalism; judiciary
NO ORAL MODIFICATION CLAUSES: CONTRACTUAL FREEDOM UNDER ENGLISH AND NEW YORK LAW
Keywords:no oral modifi cation clauses; contractual freedom; comparative law; English law; New York law; commercial law; the law of private obligations
CHINA’S TREATY COMPLIANCE WITH THE WTO: PERSPECTIVES OF SELECTIVE ADAPTATION AND INSTITUTIONAL CAPACITY
Keywords:treaty compliance; China and WTO; selective adaptation; institutional capacity; industrial policy; SOEs
Arvin Kristopher A. Razon
CROSS-BORDER CONTRACTING FOR CONSUMER SOFTWARE IN THE PHILIPPINES: ADDRESSING FOREIGN OWNERSHIP LIMITATIONS AND CONSUMER PROTECTION ISSUES
Keywords:consumer software contracting; mass media; foreign ownership limitation; statutory consumer guarantees; consumer protection; choice of law
THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN THE EXECUTIVE GOVERNMENT AND PARLIAMENT IN AUSTRALIA: ACCOMMODATING RESPONSIBLE GOVERNMENT WITH THE SEPARATION OF POWERS
Keywords:separation of powers; responsible government; parliamentary supremacy; common law executive powers; inherent executive power; “nationhood” executive power; executive prerogatives and capacities
THE SEPARATION AND INTERCONNECTION OF POWERS IN CANADA: THE ROLE OF COURTS, THE EXECUTIVE AND THE LEGISLATURE IN CRAFTING CONSTITUTIONAL REMEDIES
Keywords:Canada; Charter of Rights and Freedoms; constitutional remedies; declarations; injunctions; suspended declarations of invalidity; separation of powers
PY Lo and Albert HY Chen
THE JUDICIAL PERSPECTIVE OF “SEPARATION OF POWERS” IN THE HONG KONG SPECIAL ADMINISTRATIVE REGION OF THE PEOPLE’S REPUBLIC OF CHINA
Keywords:Hong Kong; People’s Republic of China; Basic Law; separation of powers; courts; non-intervention; legislative proceedings; deference; political system; executive-led government
Rehan Abeyratne and Didon Misri
SEPARATION OF POWERS AND THE POTENTIAL FOR CONSTITUTIONAL DIALOGUE IN INDIA
Keywords:separation of powers; Constitution of India; public interest litigation; Supreme Court of India; High Courts of India; constitutional dialogue
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