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Prof. Guiguo Wang

Mr. Guiguo Wang
Dean and Professor of Chinese and Comparative Law
City University of Hong Kong

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States
Sovereignty
Redefining Sovereignty in the Globalized World
In this highly globalized world, state sovereignty is subject to increasing restraints which in itself is an exercise of sovereign power by the States. This phenomenon will lead to further collaboration among members of the international community and continue to blur the boundary between international and national laws thus requiring a redefinition of State sovereignty.

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经济全球化 与 主权重塑
在此高度全球化的世界,国家主权受到愈来愈多的限制;当然其本身亦为主权之行使。这将导致国际社会诸成员相互合作之加强,国际法与内国法界限之进一步模糊,从而需要对国家主权重新界定。

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States
Sovereignty
Redefining Sovereignty in the Globalized World

经济全球化 与 主权重塑
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A. Legal Instruments
United States Revenue Act of 1916 (“Anti-Dumping Act”), 8 U.S.C. § 72 (1916).

Articles of Agreement for the International Monetary Fund, Washington, 27 December 1945, United Nations, Treaty Series, vol. 2, p. 39.

Marrakesh Agreement establishing the World Trade Organization (with final act, annexes and protocol), Marrakesh, 15 April 1994, United Nations, Treaty Series, vol. 1867, p. 3.

General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade 1994 (GATT 1994), Annex 1A to Marrakesh Agreement Establishing the World Trade Organization, United Nations, Treaty Series, vol. 1867, p. 3.

Agreement on Agriculture, Annex 1A to Marrakesh Agreement Establishing the World Trade Organization, United Nations, Treaty Series, vol. 1867, p. 3.

Agreement on the Application of Sanitary and Phytosanitary Measures, Annex 1A to Marrakesh Agreement Establishing the World Trade Organization, United Nations, Treaty Series, vol. 1867, p. 3.

Agreement on Implementation of Article VII of the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade 1994 (Customs Valuation Agreement), Annex 1A to Marrakesh Agreement Establishing the World Trade Organization, United Nations, Treaty Series, vol. 1868, p. 3.

Agreement on Rules of Origin, Annex 1A to Marrakesh Agreement Establishing the World Trade Organization, United Nations, Treaty Series, vol. 1868, p. 3.

General Agreement on Trade in Services (GATS), Annex 1B to Marrakesh Agreement Establishing the World Trade Organization, United Nations, Treaty Series, vol. 1869, p. 3.

Agreement on Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights (TRIPS), Annex 1C to Marrakesh Agreement Establishing the World Trade Organization, United Nations, Treaty Series, vol. 1869, p. 3.
B. Jurisprudence
World Trade Organization, Appellate Body, Japan – Taxes on Alcoholic Beverages, Report of 4 October 1996, WT/DS8/AB/R.

United States Court of International Trade, Earth Island Institute v. Christopher Warren, Decision of 8 October 1996, 913 Fed. Supp. 559 (CIT 1995).

United States Court of International Trade, Earth Island Institute v. Christopher Warren, Decision of 25 November 1996, 922 Fed. Supp. 616 (CIT 1995).

World Trade Organization, Appellate Body, European Communities — Regime for the Importation, Sale and Distribution of Bananas, Report of 9 September 1997, WT/DS27/AB/R.

World Trade Organization, Appellate Body, India — Patent Protection for Pharmaceutical and Agricultural Chemical Products, Report of 19 December 1997, WT/DS50/AB/R.

World Trade Organization, Appellate Body, European Communities — Customs Classification of Certain Computer Equipment, Report of 5 June 1998, WT/DS62/AB/R.

World Trade Organization, Appellate Body, United States — Import Prohibition of Certain Shrimp and Shrimp Products, Report of 12 October 1998, WT/DS58/AB/R.

World Trade Organization, Appellate Body, United States – Anti-Dumping Act of 1916, Report of 28 August 2000, WT/DS136/AB/R.

World Trade Organization,Appellate Body, Canada – Term of Patent Protection, Report of 18 September 2000, WT/DS170/AB/R.

World Trade Organization, Panel Body, Argentina – Definitive Anti-Dumping Duties on Poultry from Brazil, Report of 22 April 2003, WT/DS241/R.  

World Trade Organization, Appellate Body, United States — Final Countervailing Duty Determination with respect to certain Softwood Lumber from Canada, Report of 19 January 2004, WT/DS257/AB/R.

World Trade Organization, Appellate Body, United States — Final Dumping Determination on Softwood Lumber from Canada, Report of 11 August 2004, WT/DS264/AB/R.

World Trade Organization, Appellate Body, United States — Measures Affecting the Cross-Border Supply of Gambling and Betting Services, Report of 7 April 2005, WT/DS285/AB/R.
C. Documents
General Assembly resolution 2297 (XXII) of 12 December 1967 (International Trade Centre).

World Customs Organization and the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime, Memorandum of Understanding, November 1996.

World Trade Organization General Council, Agreements between the WTO and the IMF and the World Bank, 18 November 1996, WT/L/194.