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Author: James K. Jackson
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: economy, impact, agreements, trade
Number of Pages: 26
Published: 2010-08
ISBN-10: 1437930646
ISBN-13: 9781437930641

Contents: (1) Background; (2) An Overview of the Major Agreements: Multilateral Agreements; Regional Trade Agreements; Completed Bilateral Trade Agreements; Signed Bilateral Trade Agreements Requiring Congressional Approval; Pending Bilateral Trade Agreements; (3) Trade Liberalization and the Gains From Trade: Production Gains; Adjustment Costs; Consumption Gains; Economic Growth; (4) Estimating the Economic Impact of Trade Agreements: Overview; The Michigan Model and Estimates; Investment and Capital Flows; Data on Barriers to Trade in Services; (5) Implications for Congress. Charts and table
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Author: Michael John Garcia
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: agreements, concluded, united, states, security, international, oversight, related, issues, concerning, congressional
Number of Pages: 35
Published: 2011-01
ISBN-10: 1437939449
ISBN-13: 9781437939446

This is a print on demand edition of a hard to find publication. Contents: (1) International Agreements Under U.S. Law: Treaties; Executive Agreements (EA): Congressional-EA; EA Made Pursuant to Treaties; Sole EA; Nonlegal Agreements; Choosing Between a Treaty and EA; (2) Historical Practice Regarding Security Agreements (SA): Categories of SA: Collective Defense Agreements/¿Security Commitments¿; Arrangements¿; Other Types of Military Agreements; Agreements Granting the Legal Right to Military Intervention; Non-Binding SA; Examples of Bilateral SA: Afghanistan; Iraq; Germany; Japan; South
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Author: Michael John Garcia
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: law, effect, agreements, international
Number of Pages: 19
Published: 2011-04
ISBN-10: 1437930263
ISBN-13: 9781437930269

Provides an intro. to the roles that international law and agreements play in the U.S. International law is derived from two primary sources ż international agreements (IA) and customary practice. Under the U.S. legal system, IA can be entered into by means of a treaty or an executive agreement. The Constitution allocates primary responsibility for entering into such agreements to the exec. branch, but Congress also plays an essential role. Contents of this report: (1) Intro.; (2) Forms of IA: Treaties; Executive Agreements; Nonlegal Agreements; (3) Effects of IA on U.S. Law; (4) Customary In
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Author: Emily Barbour
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: agreements, laws, international, selected, law, introduction, trade
Number of Pages: 63
Published: 2010-11
ISBN-10: 1437936997
ISBN-13: 9781437936995

U.S. trade obligations derive from international trade agreements, including the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT), the other World Trade Organization (WTO) agreements, and additional bilateral and regional trade agreements, as well as domestic laws intended to implement those agreements or effectuate U.S. trade policy goals. This report provides an overview of both sources of U.S. trade obligations, focusing on a select group of agreements, provisions, and statutes that are most commonly implicated by U.S. trade interests and policy. This report is not intended as a comprehensive
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Author: Ben S. Bernanke (ed)
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: federal, reserve, board, governors, congress, report, credit, card, agreements, college
Number of Pages: 44
Published: 2011
ISBN-10: 1437989160
ISBN-13: 9781437989168

This report makes available certain information submitted to the Federal Reserve Board of Governors concerning agreements between credit card issuers and institutions of higher education or certain affiliated organizations, such as alumni associations or foundations, that provide for the issuance of credit cards to college students. Contents: Introduction; Overview of College Credit Card Agreements; Detailed Information about College Credit Card Agreements; College Credit Card Agreements in Effect in 2010; College Credit Card Agreements Terminated in 2010; Corrected Information Regarding Colle
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Author: R. Chuck Mason
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: issues, congressional, oversight, agreement, forces, withdrawal, status, iraq
Number of Pages: 14
Published: 2010-10
ISBN-10: 1437920721
ISBN-13: 9781437920727

The U.S. has been involved in military operations in Iraq since March of 2003. Congress has several tools by which to exercise oversight regarding negotiation, form, conclusion, and implementation of agreements by the U.S. The agreements with Iraq were negotiated and concluded as executive agreements and entered into force on Jan. 1, 2009, and yet there remain many unanswered questions about the specific terms within the Status of Forces Agreements (SOFA). This report discusses the historical legal framework governing U.S. military operations in Iraq and then provides a general background as t
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Author: R. Chuck Mason
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: utilized, agreement, forces, status
Number of Pages: 34
Published: 2010-10
ISBN-10: 1437921035
ISBN-13: 9781437921038

The U.S. has been party to multilateral and bilateral agreements addressing the status of U.S. armed forces while present in a foreign country. This report discusses these agreements, commonly referred to as Status of Forces Agreements (SOFAs), which generally establish the framework under which U.S. military personnel operate in a foreign country, addressing how the domestic laws of the foreign jurisdiction shall be applied toward U.S. personnel while in that country. A SOFA may include many provisions, but the most common issue addressed is which country may exercise criminal jurisdiction ov
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