Latin America and ICSID: David versus Goliath?
Katia Fach Gómez
University of Zaragoza
November 12, 2010
This paper focuses on some actions undertaken by Latin American states within the framework of ICSID, which have reflected dissatisfaction with how this organization functions. Additionally, the paper analyzes the legal and political ways in which Latin American nations are opposing the ICSID system from outside of its framework. The aim of this paper is to provide a response to the following question: Is the current displeasure with ICSID in some Latin American countries likely to continue and spread to other countries throughout the region, and if so, why?
Number of Pages in PDF File: 49
Keywords: Investment Vrbitration, Latin America, ICSID
JEL Classification: K33working papers series
Date posted: November 14, 2010 ; Last revised: November 16, 2010
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