Selected Essays

Selected Essays : World Bank, ICSID, and Other Subjects of Public and Private International Law

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Aron Broches is a Dutch international lawyer and official. He was present at the Bretton Woods Monetary and Financial Conference in 1944 and he started work at the World Bank in 1946, where he stayed for over 30 years. While there he created the mechanisms for the settlement of disputes between States and foreign investors leading to the formation of the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) in 1967. Broches is still active since his retirement from the World Bank, now as an international consultant and advisor on arbitration. He participated in the preparation of UNCITRAL's Model Law on International Commercial Arbitration.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 563 pages
  • 157.48 x 236.22 x 38.1mm | 1,179.33g
  • Dordrecht, Netherlands
  • English
  • 1995 ed.
  • 0792329066
  • 9780792329060

Table of contents

Part I: International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (World Bank). Part II: Registration of Treaties and International Agreements. Part III: International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID). Part IV: International Commercial Arbitration. Part V: Investment Disputes. Part VI: Miscellaneous. Index.
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'The papers collected in this volume merit reproduction and re-reading. Their supple style reflects the verbal grace of their author; their substance reflects his legal acuity and his commitment to promoting the economic development of developing countries and productive relations between them and capital exporters...The essays brought together in this felicitous volume testify to the attainments of a distinguished mind and man.' From the Preface by Stephen M. Schwebel, Vice-President of the International Court of Justice.
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