Internationalization of U.S. Law

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The following luncheon address was given during International Law Weekend in New York on October 28, 2006. The speech addresses the growth of international legal jurisprudence and refutes claims that U.S. law remains unaffected by it.

Introduction

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Foreign direct investment (“FDI”)–economic activity involving ownership with an element of active control by a foreigner–now involves considerably more dollars than interstate transactions involving trade in goods. FDI outflows exceeded the...