227 The Effects of Globalisation on Law: the Impact on the Council of Europe WALTER SCHWIMMER* Never in the history of humankind has so much information been so widely available, so many places so easily accessible or markets so readily open. This new openness is the result of technical achievements coupled with economic development as well as the emergence of new mentalities. Globalisation has obvious positive effects but also carries concomitant risks such as the inevitably homogenising effect upon cultural diversity or the unchecked spread of criminal behaviour. It has also affected the way governments design their policies since the lines between domestic and international issues are becoming increasingly blurred. Moreover, the impact that national or regional interests have at global level has grown steadily. While the concept of superpowers is still a valid one, the in uence that countries exert is not measured in military terms alone, but in economic ones, thus trans- forming at the same time the very concept of security. Globalisation has a direct impact on the law, the way it is conceived, its content and its application at national, international and supranational level. Indeed, it imposes the de nition of universal standards affecting
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