Parution : 08/2021
Editeur : Edward Elgar
ISBN : 978-1-8391-0784-9
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Research Handbook on Unilateral and Extraterritorial Sanctions

Sous la direction de Charlotte Beaucillon

Présentation de l'éditeur

Providing a unique analytical framework to capture a diverse, fragmented and highly evolving practice, the Research Handbook on Unilateral and Extraterritorial Sanctions is the key original reference work covering how sanctions have indisputably become central instruments of foreign policy.

This discerning Research Handbook combines a series of case studies and cross-cutting analyses. It reflects the levers and evolution of international law and practice in the field, as well as covering important topics over multiple disciplines, particularly in international law and international relations. Featuring diverse contributions from a selection of esteemed scholars, the Research Handbook’s chapters provide an unprecedented analysis of the evolution of diplomatic, legal and business practices and tackle topical legal issues arising from unilateral and extraterritorial sanctions.

Offering a unique panorama of contemporary practice, this 360-degree study will be of interest to legal academics and their students as well as practitioners in both the public and private sectors.

Contributors: C. Beaucillon, E. Breen, C. Cai, R. Chauhan, L. Chercheneff, E. De Brabandere, P.-E. Dupont, M. Eeckhoudt, Z. Goldman, A. Hanson, A. Hofer, D. Holloway, P. Iļjenkovs, Y. Kerbrat, A. Lindblom, G. Mallard, A. Moiseienko, E. Moret, C. Portela, I. Prezas, S. Robert-Cuendet. H. Strydom, J. Sun, J.-M. Thouvenin, I. Timofeev, M. Ubéda Saillard, D. Ventura, I. Znotiņa



1 An introduction to unilateral and extraterritorial sanctions: definitions, state of practice and contemporary challenges
Charlotte Beaucillon


2 Unilateral and extraterritorial sanctions in crisis: implications of their rising use and misuse in contemporary world politics
Erica Moret

3 South Africa’s position and practice with regard to unilateral and extraterritorial coercive sanctions
Hennie Strydom

4 From pessimism to accommodation: India’s stand and practice on unilateral sanctions
Rishika Chauhan

5 China’s position and practice concerning unilateral sanctions
Congyan Cai

6 Unilateral and extraterritorial sanctions policy: the Russian dimension
Ivan N. Timofeev

7 The European Union’s position and practice with regard to unilateral and extraterritorial sanctions
Charlotte Beaucillon

8 The US position and practice with regards to unilateral and extraterritorial sanctions: reimagining the US sanctions regime in
a world of advanced technology
Zachary Goldman and Alina Lindblom


9 Articulating UN sanctions with unilateral restrictive measures
Jean-Marc Thouvenin

10 Unilateral/extraterritorial sanctions as a challenge to the theory of jurisdiction
Yann Kerbrat

11 Unilateral sanctions as a challenge to the law of state responsibility
Alexandra Hofer

12 Unilateral and extraterritorial sanctions and international investment law
Sabrina Robert-Cuendet

13 Contemporary blocking statutes and regulations in the face of unilateral and extraterritorial sanctions
Daniel Ventura

14 Challenging unilateral and extraterritorial sanctions under international economic law: exploring leads at the WTO and the OECD
Lena Chercheneff


15 Corporations and US economic sanctions: the dangers of overcompliance
Emmanuel Breen

16 Embedded extraterritoriality: US judicial litigation and the global banking surveillance of digital money flows
Grégoire Mallard and Anna Hanson

17 Using extraterritorial sanctions in the fight against financial crime in Latvia: from silver lining to over compliance
Ilze Znotiņa and Paulis Iļjenkovs

18 Resisting from the bench: an overview of French and UK courts’ jurisprudence on unilateral and extraterritorial sanctions
Marjorie Eeckhoudt

19 International bank settlement in China and unilateral sanctions-related disputes: sources, remedies and procedures
Jin Sun

20 Unilateral sanctions through an international arbitration lens: procedural and substantive issues
Eric De Brabandere and David Holloway


21 Unilateral sanctions as unilateral coercive measures: discussing coercion at the UN level
Pierre-Emmanuel Dupont

22 From targeted states to affected populations: exploring accountability for the negative impact of comprehensive unilateral sanctions on human rights
Ioannis Prezas

23 Due process and unilateral targeted sanctions
Anton Moiseienko

24 The right to be protected from the criminal enforcement of extraterritorial sanctions: lessons learned from the Huawei case
Muriel Ubéda-Saillard

25 Horizontal sanctions regimes: targeted sanctions reconfigured?
Clara Portela

Research Handbooks in International Law series , 512 pages.  £180.00