Ele se torna cada vez mais a unica instancia que, embora com todas as contradicoes derivadas de sua natureza classista, pode se colocar como mediadora entre os interesses internos e os externos, ou seja, entre os interesses dos trabalhadores e maiorias marginalizadas e os interesses da rede de relacoes estabelecidas pela nova Lex Mercatoria
difference in nature between the old lex mercatoria
and the UPICC as the
(21) Considering the little space for intervention in domestic law, one prefers to take refuge in lex mercatoria
, forging a statute to be applicable in a distinct dimension.
In the context of international commercial arbitration, references to the lex mercatoria
regularly target the rules and conflict resolution mechanisms of border-crossing commercial transactions.
Some scholars view the success of market-driven CSR norms to suggest that the larger world of corporate social responsibility is properly seen as a new lex mercatoria
. (4) Under this characterization, CSR norms will become so widespread that they crystallize into independently binding legal norms later applied by government-sanctioned courts.
Similar to Pellerin's discussion of Lex Mercatoria
, individuals are economic entities that operate in terms of market principles.