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Due Diligence in the International Legal Order

Heike Krieger, Anne Peters, and Leonhard Kreuzer


Due diligence is a prominent concept in international law. Still, for long, its role seemed to be that of a familiar stranger. Frequent referrals to the concept in arbitral awards, court decisions, and in scholarly discussions mostly on state responsibility hide the fact that the specific normative content and systemic relation of due diligence to rules and principles of international law has largely remained unexplored. The present book provides the first comprehensive analysis of the content, scope, and function of due diligence across various areas of international law, including internatio ... More

Keywords: due diligence, accountability, state responsibility, liability, international environmental law, general international law, international peace and security law, international economic law

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Print publication date: 2020 Print ISBN-13: 9780198869900
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: February 2021 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780198869900.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Heike Krieger, editor
Professor of Public Law and Public International Law, Freie Universität Berlin

Anne Peters, editor
Director, Max Planck Institute for Comparative Public Law and Public International Law

Leonhard Kreuzer, editor
Research Fellow, Max Planck Institute for Comparative Public Law and International Law.

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1 Due Diligence in the International Legal Order

Anne Peters, Heike Krieger, and Leonhard Kreuzer

Part I Due Diligence and General International Law

Part II Due Diligence in International Environmental Law

Part III Due Diligence in Peace and Security Law

Part IV Due Diligence in International Economic Law

18 Due Diligence in International Tax Law

Reuven S. Avi-Yonah and Gianluca Mazzoni*


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