Regulating Development: Evidence from Africa and Latin America

Edmund Amann
Edward Elgar Publishing, 2006 - 328 páginas
Regulating Development examines the impact that regulation good or bad can have on the development of poorer societies. It opens with a succinct review of critical issues, including the implications of the spread of intellectual property rights legislatio

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Chapter 1 Introduction
Chapter 2 Creating the conditions for international business expansion the impact of regulation on economic growth in dveloping countries a crossc...
Chapter 3 The World Trade Organisation and domestic regulation
Chapter 4 Learning to love patents capacity building intellectual property and the reproduction of governance norms in the developing world
Chapter 5 From the developmental to the regulatory state the transformation of the governments impact on the Brazilian economy
Chapter 6 Brazilian regulatory agencies early appraisal and looking challenges
Chapter 7 Corporate governance rgulation and the lingering role of the state in the postprivatized Brazilian steel industry
Chapter 8 Privatization and regulation in South Africa an evaluation
Chapter 9 A comparative analysis of the performance of public and private water utilities in Africa
Chapter 10 Why regulations matter a smallbusines perspective
Chapter 11 The changing regulatory environment and its implications for the performance of small and mediumsized enterprises in Ghana
Chapter 12 Regulating for competition the case of Telkom in South Africa
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Página 45 - Internal charges, and laws, regulations and requirements affecting the Internal sale, offering for sale, purchase, transportation, distribution or use of products, and Internal quantitative regulations requiring mixture, processing or use of products In specified amounts or proportions.
Página 49 - Subject to the requirement that such measures are not applied in a manner which would constitute a means of arbitrary or unjustifiable discrimination between countries where the same conditions prevail, or a disguised restriction on international trade...
Página 47 - Agreement shall be construed to prevent the adoption or enforcement by any contracting party of measures: [....] (b) necessary to protect human, animal or plant life or health; [....] (g) relating to the conservation of exhaustible natural resources if such measures are made effective in conjunction with restrictions on domestic production or consumption.
Página 47 - For this purpose, technical regulations shall not be more trade-restrictive than necessary to fulfil a legitimate objective, taking account of the risks non-fulfilment would create. Such legitimate objectives are, inter alia: national security requirements; the prevention of deceptive practices; protection of human health or safety, animal or plant life or health, or the environment.
Página 48 - Where technical regulations are required and relevant international standards exist or their completion is imminent, Members shall use them, or the relevant parts of them, as a basis for their technical regulations...
Página 46 - ... applied in a manner which would constitute a means of arbitrary or unjustifiable discrimination between countries where the same conditions prevail or a disguised restriction on international trade, and are otherwise in accordance with the provisions of this Agreement.
Página 60 - For the purposes of dispute settlement under this Agreement, subject to the provisions of Articles 3 and 4 nothing in this Agreement shall be used to address the issue of the exhaustion of intellectual property rights.
Página 65 - Such cooperation shall include assistance in the preparation of domestic legislation on the protection and enforcement of intellectual property rights as well as on the prevention of their abuse, and shall include support regarding the establishment or reinforcement of domestic offices and agencies relevant to these matters, including the training of personnel. PART...
Página 47 - It obliges the member countries to ensure that technical regulations as well as conformity assessment procedures are not prepared, adopted or applied with a view to or with the effect of creating unnecessary obstacles to international trade.
Página 57 - Recognizing the right of Members to regulate, and to introduce new regulations, on the supply of services within their territories in order to meet national policy objectives...

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