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most-favored-nation clause in commercial treaties

Hornbeck, Stanley Kuhl

most-favored-nation clause in commercial treaties

its function in theory and in practice and its relation to tariff policies

by Hornbeck, Stanley Kuhl

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Published in Madison, Wis .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Favored nation clause.,
  • Commercial treaties.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 113-121.

    Statementby Stanley Kuhl Hornbeck ...
    SeriesBulletin of the University of Wisconsin -- no. 343. -- Economics and political science series -- v. 6, no. 2., Bulletin of the University of Wisconsin -- no. 343., Bulletin of the University of Wisconsin -- v. 6, no. 2.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination121 p.
    Number of Pages121
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16811094M

    of an MFN clause When interpreting an MFN clause, just as when inter-preting any other treaty provision, the essential aim is to identify the intention of the contracting parties. The Vienna Convention on the Law of Treaties adopts, as the general rule of interpretation, a textual approach by way of ArtFile Size: KB. The favored nations clause offers the advantages of efficiency and protection from structural negotiating disadvantages such as lack of complete information and disparities in bargaining power. For the actor/investor, because they don’t have full knowledge of the deal terms that other actors/investors are obtaining in their negotiations with.

    7 Stephan W. Schill, “Mulitilateralizing Inve stment Treaties through Most-Favored-Nation Clauses”, 27 Berkley Journal of International Law , 2/, at 8 Article I(1) of the : Sanja Djajic. EFFECT OF "MOST-FAVOURED-NATION" CLAUSE IN COMMERCIAL TREATIES* The most-favored-nation clause is one which has become -cus-tomary to insert in treaties of commerce, providing that, if any reductions of tariff or other advantages are granted by either co-.

    Issue 1 Commercial Most Favored Nation Clauses tenns of treaty China paid $21,, to Britain, ceded the island of Hong Kong to British rule, and, importantly for our purposes, granted Britain "most favored nation" trading status. On the last point, the treaty's MFN clause stated that if the Chinese wereAuthor: Stirling Adams. History. The earliest form of the most favoured nation status can be found as early as in the 11th century. Today’s concept of the most favoured nation status starts to appear in the 18th century, which is when the division of conditional and unconditional most favoured nation status also began. [3] In the early days of international trade, "most favoured nation" status was usually used on a.


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The Most-Favored-Nation Clause in Commercial Treaties: Its Function in Theory and in Practice and Its Relation to Tariff PoliciesAuthor: Stanley Kuhl Hornbeck. Most Favored Nation. The Company hereby represents and warrants as of the date hereof and covenants and agrees from and after the date hereof that none of the terms offered to any Other Holder in any Other Agreement, is or will be more favorable to such Other Holder than those of the Holder and thisand whenever on or after the date hereof, the Company desires to enter into an.

most-favored-nation clause (MFN), provision in a commercial treaty binding the signatories to extend trading benefits equal to those accorded any third state. The clause ensures equal commercial opportunities, especially concerning import duties and freedom of investment.

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This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the original. Due to its age, it may contain imperfections such as marks. commerce, commercial treaties became so common that they now bind the trading nations in a fine-meshed web. In these treaties the clause of the most-favored-nation was inserted with so few exceptions as to warrant its characterization as the " corner-stone of all modern commercial treaties." Rarely does a conditional provision so extensively.

Most-favored-nation clause in commercial treaties. Madison, Wis., (OCoLC) Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource: Document Type: Book, Internet Resource: All Authors / Contributors: Stanley Kuhl Hornbeck. A most favoured nation clause (also called a most favoured customer clause or most favoured licensee clause) is a contract provision in which a seller (or licensor) agrees to give the buyer (or licensee) the best terms it makes available to any other buyer (or licensee).

Define Most-favored-nation clause. Most-favored-nation clause synonyms, Most-favored-nation clause pronunciation, Most-favored-nation clause translation, English dictionary definition of. most favored nation clauses (MFNs). It also offers practical tips for counsel analyzing an MFN under the antitrust laws.

This is just one example of the many online resources Practical Law Company offers. To access this resource and others, visit Most favored nation clauses (MFNs), sometimes also referred to as.

The prevalent use of “most favored nation” (MFN) clauses in commercial agreements has garnered significant attention in the economics and legal literature and by practitioners and enforcement agencies.

From an antitrust standpoint, there is a strong consensus that while MFN provisions can lead to procompetitive outcomes or at least play a competitively neutral role, they may also result in Cited by: 1. The most favored nation clause is the collective term used to desig- nate a group of provisions found in most commercial treaties pro- viding that the nationals of the contracting parties wlll receiveAuthor: Eugene J.

Conroy. In deciding to look again at the question of the most-favoured-nation clause, the Commission was difficulties that had arisen in the interpretation and application of MFN provisions in investment treaties. 1 The terms “MFN clause” and “MFN provision” are used File Size: KB. IISD Best Practices Series: The Most-Favoured-Nation Clause in Investment Treaties Definition and Background of the MFN Clause It is impossible to analyze criticisms of current interpretations of MFN by certain investment tribunals without going into its characteristics.

Including MFN in treaties is a very old practice by Size: KB. seeking unconditional most-favored-nation treatment in customs matters" (New York Times, December i, I). also letter of Assistant Secretary of State Harrison to the New York correspondent of a South American newspaper (ibid., Novem ).

2 S. Hornbeck (The Most-Favored Nation Clause in Commercial Treaties, igio) is a notable. Introduction. A most-favored-nation clause (MFNC) is a specific treaty provision “whereby a State [the granting State] undertakes an obligation towards another State [the beneficiary State] to accord most-favored treatment in an agreed sphere of relations” (Article 4 of the draft on most-favored-nation clauses adopted by the International Law Commission at its thirtieth session in ).

Most Favored Nation Clause. Notwithstanding anything to the contrary in this Agreement until the earlier to occur of (A) the second anniversary of the date hereof and (B) the date on which no Investor holds Registrable Securities, the Company hereby covenants that the terms and conditions applicable to the length and frequency of Blackout Periods shall be at least as favorable as those offered.

The Boundaries of Most Favored Nation Treatment in International Investment Law Recommended Citation Tony Cole, The Boundaries of Most Favored Nation Treatment in International Investment Law, 33 MICH.

INT'L L. The Most-Favored-Nation Clause in Ameri-can Commercial Treaties, 32 J. POL. ECON.() (describing the use of. the most-favored-nation clause in international investment agreements 91 Whereas some treaties such as NAFTA refer to a limited set of activities (“with respect to the establishment, acquisition, expansion, management, conduct, operation, sale or other disposition of investments”) the classical European model IIA contains a very general text.

successful conclusion its work on most-favoured-nation clauses. Draft articles on most-favoured-nation clauses Article 1. Scope of the present articles The present articles apply to most-favoured-nation clauses contained in treaties between States.

Commentary (1) This article corresponds to article 1 of the ViennaFile Size: 2MB. Additional Physical Format: Print version: Hyde, Charles Cheney, Position of the United States on the most-favored-nation clause in commercial treaties.

If you have followed the Brexit debate closely, you will have heard of the term “most-favoured-nation clause” before. While the term sounds wonderfully positive, none of the things it does appear to be good: people warn of falling back on most-favoured-nation (MFN) tariffs, they suggest that this measure or that would not be possible because of our “most-favoured-nation obligations”.HOW MOST FAVOURED NATION CLAUSES IN BILATERAL INVESTMENT TREATIES AFFECT ARBITRATION an MFN clause (see Umbrella clauses).

Attempts to impose arbitration through the application of an MFN clause were initially unsuccessful, based on the facts presented, for example in Salini Construttori Sp v Jordan (ICSID Case No ARB/02/13) (see Jurisdiction."The Most-Favored-Nation Clause in American Commercial Treaties." Journal of Political Economy 32 ().

A vigorous argument against the use of conditional MFN treatment in U.S. trade policy by a University of Chicago economics professor and adviser to .