Extraterritorial Jurisdiction in Theory and Practice

Editor: Karl M. Meessen
This work contains the proceedings of a symposium held in Dresden addressing the topic of extraterritorial jurisdiction with respect to financial services, tax, arms control, environmental law, antitrust matters and mergers and acquisitions. It provides an overview of how differently jurisdictional issues are perceived and dealt with, especially in the USA and UK. Contributions are from experts in the field.
The book differs from others in the field in that it provides a resolution on extraterritorial jurisdiction.
Audience: Civil servants, practising lawyers and academics in the field of international public law and private international law.

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Table of contents

Foreword. List of Contributors. I. Jurisdictional Issues Before National Courts: The Insurance Antitrust Case; A.F. Lowenfeld. II. Extraterritorial Taxation in International Law; R.S.J. Martha. III. Extraterritorial Orders Affecting Bank Deposits; C. McLachlan. IV. Jurisdictional Rules in Customary International Law; H.G. Maier. V. Extraterritorial Application of Criminal Law: Jurisdiction to Prosecute Drug Traffic Conducted by Aliens Abroad; A. Puttler. VI. Extraterritorial Application of Environmental Law; F. Francioni. VII. The UK Government's Experience in Accommodating the Extraterritorial Application of Foreign Laws; P. Bovey. VIII. New US Policy on the Extraterritorial Application of Antitrust Law and Foreign Responses; Y. Ohara. IX. National Control over International Mergers and Acquisitions; A. Weitbrecht. X. Extraterritorial Rules on Banking and Securities; U. Bosch. XI. Drafting Rules on Extraterritorial Jurisdiction; K.M. Meessen. Index.

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