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Published: 08 June 2017

592 Pages


ISBN: 9780190679576

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The First Bilateral Investment Treaties

U.S. Postwar Friendship, Commerce, and Navigation Treaties

Kenneth J. Vandevelde

  • Explains the meaning of each of the investment provisions of the U.S. postwar FCN treaties
  • Chronicles the negotiation of the investment provisions of the International Trade Organization Charter and of the negotiation of the individual U.S. postwar FCN treaties
  • Contains extensive citation to the diplomatic correspondence relating to the negotiation of the treaties
  • Provides a thorough explication of the policies that led to the transformation of the FCN treaties into investment treaties
  • Provides unique access to the standard draft treaty which was never published, but laid the foundation for the subsequent network of investment treaties