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National legislation and regulations relating to transnational corporations

Centre on Transnational Corporations (United Nations)

National legislation and regulations relating to transnational corporations

by Centre on Transnational Corporations (United Nations)

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Published by United Nations in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • International business enterprises -- Law and legislation.,
  • Investments, Foreign -- Law and legislation.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementCentre on Transnational Corporations.
    Series[Document] (United Nations) -- ST/CTC/6
    The Physical Object
    Paginationv.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22019195M

      See United Nations, Centre on Transnational Corporations (UNCTC), “ National Legislation and Regulations Relating to Transnational Corporations ” (New York, ). 7. See Feld, Werner J., Multinational Corporations and U.N. Politics: The Quest for Codes of Conduct (New York: Pergamon, ), p. In the perspective of the book of which this chapter is a part, it can be said that transnational corporations pose a considerable challenge to global environmental governance. Secondly, there is a variety of recent initiatives of a political and/or legal nature that seek to improve international regulation of transnational corporations.

    A multinational corporation (MNC) is a corporate organization that owns or controls production of goods or services in at least one country other than its home country. Black's Law Dictionary suggests that a company or group should be considered a multinational corporation if it derives 25% or more of its revenue from out-of-home-country operations.. However, a firm that owns and controls 51%. 3. Dilemmas of labour laws 4. The case for transnational regulation 1. Aim and scope of this book This aim of this book is to examine the new methods of transnational labour regulation1 tha t are emergin g in respons e to economi c globalisation. For the past two centuries the need for labour regulation across national.

    Transnational corporations and other business enterprises shall recognize and respect applicable norms of international law, national laws and regulations, as well as administrative practices, the rule of law, the public interest, development objectives, social, economic and cultural policies including transparency, accountability. Stiglitz, Joseph E. "Regulating Multinational Corporations: Towards Principles of Cross-Border Legal Frameworks in a Globalized World Balancing Rights with Responsibilities." American University International Law Rev no.3 ():


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National Legislation and Regulations Relating to Transnational Corporations. National legislation and regulations relating to transnational corporations. New York: United Nations, (OCoLC) Material Type: Government publication, International government publication: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Centre on Transnational Corporations (United Nations) OCLC Number: Notes.

National legislation and regulations relating to transnational corporations. Volume V. New York: United Nations, (OCoLC) Material Type: Government publication, International government publication: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Centre on Transnational Corporations (United Nations) ISBN: OCLC Number.

Get this from a library. National legislation and regulations relating to transnational corporations. [Centre on Transnational Corporations (United Nations);].

Get this from a library. Supplement to National legislation and regulations relating to transnational corporations. [Centre on Transnational Corporations (United Nations);]. Focused on the products and processes of the harmonization of law relating to international commercial transactions, the book is an invaluable resource for students in this field.

In this new edition the work has been completely revised and updated, covering a number of new or substantially revised international s: 3. This is the first book to research the history of such regulation and suggests strategies to policy officials and transnational corporation officers for improving regulation in the future.

Examining the international community from political, economic, and legal perspectives, it gives a comprehensive understanding of all the issues involved in regulation. Transnational corporations (TNCs) continue to reinforce their hold on the natural resources of the planet, dictating their agendas to the weakest countries and exploiting their peoples.

Directly or indirectly, they bear an enormous responsibility for the deterioration of the environment and for the systematic increase of human rights violations.

Clean Air Act, the Clean Water Act, the National Environmental Policy Act, and the Endangered Species Act. The body of environmental law includes not only the text of these laws but also the regulations that implement and the judicial decisions that interpret this legislation.

In general, the standards set forth in environ-mental laws can apply. Given their transnational nature, transnational corporations have been successfully avoiding national regulations of both their home and host states, and they are seeking to operate in countries with the lowest standards so as to increase their profits.

This has resulted in the violation of International law. [By John Gerard Ruggie. Part of the series “Global Challenges in ” (Goldstein & Pevehouse), January ] The international community is still in the early stages of adapting the human rights regime to provide more effective protection to individuals and communities against corporate-related human rights abuses—sweatshop conditions in factories supplying branded global firms.

National legislation and regulations relating to transnational corporations: a technical paper. By New York (USA) United Nations Centre on Transnational Corporations. Topics: MULTINATIONAL ENTERPRISES, LEGISLATION.

The Legal Status of Trans-National Corporations in International Law By Agnidipto Tarafder Abstract The impact of Transnational Corporations as an important actor in the globalized era has been a contentious issue in the international legal sphere. This paper seeks to. Transnational corporations (TNCs) refer to businesses that cross over borders, armed with capital as well as products, processes, marketing methods, trade names, skills, technology, and most importantly management.

TNCs have drawn the interest of political scientists and specialists of international relations as they reflect a new, transnational, or even global economic reality. The working group on the working methods and activities of transnational corporations, established under the Sub-Commission, has produced a set of “Draft Norms on the Responsibilities of Transnational Corporations and Other Business Enterprises with Respect to Human Rights”, along with related reports and commentaries.

A couple of books and articles provide general overviews of the position of multinational corporations in international law and the balancing of their rights and duties. The most comprehensive among these works is Muchlinskisummarized in Muchlinski In book: Globalization and Security.

that they must be corporations that operate across national borders; however, here we theories and effects relating to transnational corporations will. The question of a reference to international law in the United Nations code of conduct on transnational corporations / by Patrick Robinson.

K R62 Multinational enterprises: legal and management structures and interrelationship with ownership, control, antitrust, labor, taxation, and disclosure / by Robert Emmett Tindall.

This article focuses on the concept of corporate ‘accountability’, that is, the supervision and regulation of corporate activities rendering these entities responsive to a range of stakeholders, from employees to the international community.

It suggests that there may be a more harmonious means of remedying corporate accountability concerns in a globalized economy than via ‘mandate creep. Purpose – This paper aims to highlight the disparity between the huge global influence and reach of transnational corporations, on the one hand, and the lack of international legal.

From Transnational Relations to Transnational Laws book. Northern European Laws at the Crossroads. From Transnational Relations to Transnational Laws as elsewhere, national law is challenged by a mixture of expanding human rights obligations and unprecedented cultural and normative pluralism enhanced by expanding global communication and.about the author.

Globalization and the Rule of Law Andrew Clapham [1]. Introduction. The International Commission of Jurists (ICJ) chose to consider at its Cape Town Triennial Meeting the issue of globalization and its implications for the enjoyment of human rights.

This paper was prepared as part of the discussion about what role the ICJ can play in a changing world.Transnational Corporation. Transnational corporations dealing in international transfers of hazardous wastes will frequently establish temporary shell organizations to complicate efforts to track illegal shipments.

From: Encyclopedia of Violence, Peace, & Conflict (Second Edition), Related terms: Developing Countries; International Economy.