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Understanding Renegotiation and Dispute Resolution Experience in Foreign Infrastructure Investment

Understanding Renegotiation and Dispute Resolution... Hosted By: Collaboratory for Research on Global Projects (CRGP) Co-Chairs: , Report Prepared By: Report Reviewed By: The Participants of the General Counsels' Roundtable INTRODUCTION The Second General Counsels' Roundtable was held on February 10 and 11, 2006 at Stanford University, hosted by the Collaboratory for Research on Global Projects �CRC;P�. The Roundtable was co-chaired by Professor Thomas C. Heller of the Stanford Law School and Barry Metzger, a senior partner of Baker & McKenzie. Participating in the Roundtable discussions were senior lawyers and business executives from a cross-section of project sponsors, investment funds, engineering firms, multilateral financial institutions, export credit agencies and private law firms as well as academics from the disciplines of law, engineering, sociology, economics and political science. A list of all participants in the Roundtable is attached in the Annex. The Second Roundtable focused on analyzing and drawing lessons from the significant pattern of legal or contractual failure relating to private infrastructure projects, primarily in the developing world. Starting in the early 1990s, total capital flows to emerging markets dramatically increased, with private-sector entities launching large- scale, capital intensive infrastructure projects-such as power plants, dams, seaports, pipelines, or other projects of similar scale. The http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Journal of World Investment and Trade Brill

Understanding Renegotiation and Dispute Resolution Experience in Foreign Infrastructure Investment

Journal of World Investment and Trade , Volume 7 (5): 19 – Jan 1, 2006

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Brill
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Copyright © Koninklijke Brill NV, Leiden, The Netherlands
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1660-7112
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2211-9000
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10.1163/221190006X00405
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Hosted By: Collaboratory for Research on Global Projects (CRGP) Co-Chairs: , Report Prepared By: Report Reviewed By: The Participants of the General Counsels' Roundtable INTRODUCTION The Second General Counsels' Roundtable was held on February 10 and 11, 2006 at Stanford University, hosted by the Collaboratory for Research on Global Projects �CRC;P�. The Roundtable was co-chaired by Professor Thomas C. Heller of the Stanford Law School and Barry Metzger, a senior partner of Baker & McKenzie. Participating in the Roundtable discussions were senior lawyers and business executives from a cross-section of project sponsors, investment funds, engineering firms, multilateral financial institutions, export credit agencies and private law firms as well as academics from the disciplines of law, engineering, sociology, economics and political science. A list of all participants in the Roundtable is attached in the Annex. The Second Roundtable focused on analyzing and drawing lessons from the significant pattern of legal or contractual failure relating to private infrastructure projects, primarily in the developing world. Starting in the early 1990s, total capital flows to emerging markets dramatically increased, with private-sector entities launching large- scale, capital intensive infrastructure projects-such as power plants, dams, seaports, pipelines, or other projects of similar scale. The

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Published: Jan 1, 2006

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