|Present||Professor, Boston College Law School|
- Fall 2018: International Business Transactions, International Trade and Investment Law
- Spring 2019: Justice and the Global Economy
Frank J. Garcia
Professor of Law
Boston College Law School
885 Centre Street
Newton Center, MA 02459
On Video (3)
International Economic Law (38)
Third-Party Funding as Exploitation of the Investment Treaty System Boston College Law Review (2018)
Third-party funding of international investment arbitration is on the rise. Through TPF funders will cover the legal fees of investors filing claims under investment treaties in exchange for a portion of the arbitral award. Proponents ...
Rethinking International Investment Governance: Principles for the 21st Century Boston College Law School Faculty Papers (2018)
Rethinking International Investment Governance: Principles for the 21st Century - written over the course of a week by a distinguished group of experts in international economic governance using the Booksprint process - aims to serve ...
Concluding Chapter: Theories of Justice and International Trade Law Boston College Law School Faculty Papers (2018)
Why does a textbook on trade law end with a chapter on justice? By justice I mean that branch of political theory (going back to Aristotle) that concerns itself with the allocative fairness of social ...
Restoring Trade’s Social Contract Michigan Law Review Online (2018)
As we write, the United States, Canada, and Mexico are meeting in Washington, D.C. to renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). These talks—and their possible failure—represent the biggest shift in U.S. economic policy ...
Investment Treaties Are About Justice Columbia FDI Perspectives (2016)
This Perspective argues that investment law is ripe for a paradigm shift away from pure capital protection. Rather, investment law should be recognized as part of a comprehensive global economic governance system for ensuring justice ...
21st Century Investment Agreements: Justice, Governance and the Rule of Law Pontes (ICTSD) (2016)
Investment treaty law can no longer be managed as if it were merely a system of private ordering setting out the protected rights of capital owners. This philosophy has contributed to the ongoing legitimacy crisis ...
Development Encyclopedia of International Economic Law (2016)
Development is about aspiration—our longing for a better life as individuals and as a community—and respect, as we individually and collectively recognize and support these aspirations. Development requires the freedom to define and choose that ...
Reforming the International Investment Regime: Lessons from International Trade Law Journal of International Economic Law (2015)
International trade law underwent a profound paradigm shift during the 1990’s and into the 21st century as a response to globalization, and to a legitimacy crisis sparked by unresolved structural issues from the General Agreement ...