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Actors in the International Economic Law System: Sub-National Governments

Omiunu, Ohiocheoya (2024) Actors in the International Economic Law System: Sub-National Governments. In: Cottier, Thomas and Nadakavukaren Schefer, Krista, eds. Elgar Encyclopedia of International Economic Law. Edward Elgar. ISBN 978-1-80088-231-7. E-ISBN 978-1-80088-232-4. (In press) (doi:10.4337/9781800882324) (Access to this publication is currently restricted. You may be able to access a copy if URLs are provided) (KAR id:105300)

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Conventionally, Subnational Governments (SNGs), viewed through the prism of the Westphalian state system, have limited recognition and no direct legal personality in international law. This view relegates them to peripheral roles within the IEL system. However, recent evidence indicates that globalisation dynamics have propelled SNGs into a more prominent position within the IEL framework through disruptive and constructive means. Highlighting their evolving status across the traditional pillars of IEL—trade, Investment, and Finance, this paper explores the increasingly significant role of SNGs in the International Economic Law (IEL) system.

Item Type: Book section
DOI/Identification number: 10.4337/9781800882324
Uncontrolled keywords: International Economic Law; Subnational Governments
Subjects: K Law > KZ Law of Nations
Divisions: Divisions > Division for the Study of Law, Society and Social Justice > Kent Law School
Depositing User: Ohiocheoya Omiunu
Date Deposited: 13 Mar 2024 00:09 UTC
Last Modified: 18 Mar 2024 12:55 UTC
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