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I. Delimitation of the Topic
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Volume XVII: State and Economy | Chapter 21 (1989): Foreign Commerce and Investment – General Observations

Completed in March 1986

Hugo J. Hahn and Ludwich Gramlich

1. Law on foreign and international commerce. – The conduct of parties involved in foreign commerce and foreign investment is, in general, governed by several legal regimes: (1) By legal rules that the appropriate institutions of individual states enact in the form of domestic laws on foreign commerce; in addition, (2) by the legal instruments of international publ…

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Hugo J. Hahn and Ludwich Gramlich, “I. Delimitation of the Topic”, in: International Encyclopedia of Comparative Law Online, Edited by: U. Drobnig, R. David, H. H. Egawa, R. Graveson, V. Knapp, A. T. Von Mehren, Y. Noda, S. Rozmaryn, V. M. Tschchikvadze, H. Valladão, H. Yntema, K. Zweigert. Consulted online on 02 December 2021 <>
First published online: 2018

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