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Origins of the Convention

Antonio R. Parra

in The History of ICSID

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199660568
eISBN:
9780191743382
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199660568.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Legal History

This chapter looks at the immediate origins of the ICSID Convention, in the years 1955 to 1962. It discusses the proposed multilateral approaches to the promotion of private foreign investment, the ... More


The Norm Entrepreneurs of the 1950s and 1960s

Nicolás M. Perrone

in Investment Treaties and the Legal Imagination: How Foreign Investors Play By Their Own Rules

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780198862147
eISBN:
9780191894831
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198862147.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

In the post-World War II period, business leaders, bankers, and their lawyers decided it was their time to write the rules of the global economy. They felt that the nationalization of the ... More


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