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X. Border-Crossing Associations and Association Members
(4,120 words)

Volume XIII: Business and Private Organizations | Chapter 8 (2002): Associations

Completed in July 1999; some subsequent developments in the United States are covered.

Carl Hemström

225. Introduction. – When we turn to the international arena, we find a world full of organisations. These organisations can be bodies of public law, established through treaties between a number of states. Such intergovernmental (or international) organisations (IGOs) may be bodies serving multinational functions, but they may also be formed …

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Carl Hemström, “X. Border-Crossing Associations and Association Members”, 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 30 November 2023 <>
First published online: 2018

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