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Corporate Obligations under International Law

Markos Karavias


This book examines the extent to which international law places obligations directly on corporate entities. It is often argued that corporations are bound by, inter alia, the same human rights and environmental obligations that states have. This book examines the source of these supposed obligations in treaty law, international custom, and in internationalized contracts, to determine whether they really can be transposed to corporations so easily. The focus of the book is on the regulation by international law of private corporate conduct. It examines whether corporate obligations, namely obli ... More

Keywords: international law, corporations, states, treaty law, international custom, internationalized contracts, state-centric framework, corporate obligations

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2013 Print ISBN-13: 9780199674381
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: January 2014 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199674381.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Markos Karavias, author
Special Advisor to the Greek Minister of Environment, Energy, and Climate Change