This book explains the negotiations on an international framework for trade in services, undertaken in the Group of Negotiations on Services of the Uruguay Round, and the international discussions on transborder data flows and telecommunication regulation in a number of international fora.
Introduction 1. Services and Data Services: Introduction Overviews 2. Trade in Telecommunication and Data Services: A "Constitutional" Analysis 4. Services: National Objectives 5. Participation of Developing Countries in a Telecommunication and Data Services Agreement: Some Elements for Consideration 6. Global Trade in Services: A Corporate Perspective on Telecommunication and Data Services 7. International Views on the Tradeability of Telecommunications Concepts & Principles 8. International Trade in Services: The Issue of Market Presence and Right of Establishment 9. "Appropriate Regulation" for Communication and lnformation Services 10. Most-Favored-Nation Principle and Negotiating Strategies 11. Institutional Aspects Telecommunication & Data Services 12. Telecommunications 13. Market Access and Telecommunication Services 14. International Network Competition in Telecommunications 15. Legal Rights of Access to Transnational Data