By Peter H. F. Bekker, Rudolf Dolzer, Michael Waibel
This tribute to Professor Detlev Vagts of the Harvard legislation institution brings jointly his colleagues at Harvard and the yankee Society of foreign legislations, in addition to lecturers, judges and practitioners, a lot of them his former scholars. Their essays span the full spectrum of contemporary transnational legislation: foreign legislation generally; transnational fiscal legislation; and transnational lawyering and dispute answer. The participants assessment confirmed fields of transnational legislation, similar to the security of estate and funding, and discover new components of legislation that are within the technique of detaching themselves from the geographical region similar to international administrative legislations and the law of cross-border lawyering. the results of decentralised norm-making, the proliferation of dispute payment mechanisms and the emerging backlash opposed to worldwide criminal interdependence within the type of calls for for retaining nation felony autonomy also are tested
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His persistent engagement with learned societies such as the ASIL, partly by holding important and time-consuming positions within them, brought credit to that faculty. I should also note the illuminating historian’s perspective that he brought to much of his work. We his friends and colleagues have much to be thankful about when we think of Detlev’s long association with the School, and with us. PART I International law in general 3 ‘Hegemonic international law’ in retrospect antony anghie Introduction My ﬁrst encounter with Professor Detlev Vagts took place far from Cambridge, Massachusetts.
Vagts, ‘International Economic Law and the American Journal of International Law’, AJIL, 100 (2006), 769–82. ‘hegemonic international law’ in retrospect 21 as a historian of international law. And yet, I would argue, in this chapter, all his work is imbued with a historical sensibility; it is the character of this sensibility that I try to sketch here, this in order to better understand his approach to what he has termed, in a very inﬂuential article, ‘hegemonic international law’. The historical dimension of Vagts’ scholarship is evident in a number of respects.
7 In describing the transnational implications of action taken by governmental and non-governmental entities in the United States to overcome the crisis, the text interweaves actions and decisions by several States, by international organisations, by international networks of nongovernmental parties, and of course by numerous non-governmental 4 5 6 7 D. F. Vagts, ‘Dispute-Resolution Mechanisms in International Business’, RdC, 203 (1987III), 1–94, 13 et seq. , 21. D. F. Vagts, ‘Professional Responsibility in Transborder Practice.
Making Transnational Law Work in the Global Economy: Essays in Honour of Detlev Vagts by Peter H. F. Bekker, Rudolf Dolzer, Michael Waibel