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Title Sovereign financing and international law : the UNCTAD principles on responsible sovereign lending and borrowing / Carlos Esposito, Yuefen Li, and Juan Pablo Bohoslavsky.
Imprint Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2014.

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Subject United Nations Conference on Trade and Development.
Debts, Public -- Law and legislation.
Alt Name Esposito, Carlos,
Li, Yuefen,
Bohoslavsky, Juan Pablo,
Description 1 online resource
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary In response to continuing global financial turmoil, the UN Conference for Trade and Development has produced a set of principles to govern future sovereign financing. This book expands on these principles from a legal and economic perspective to analyse how sovereign financing can be regulated to prevent similar debt crises from occurring again.
Note Online resource; title from home page (viewed on November 5, 2013).
Contents Cover; Contents; Table of Cases; List of Abbreviations; List of Contributors; INTRODUCTION; 1. Introduction: The Search for Common Principles; PART I: SETTING THE GLOBAL SCENE; 2. The Economic Rationale for the Principles on Promoting Responsible Sovereign Lending and Borrowing; 3. Sovereign Debt Restructurings as Exercises of International Public Authority: Towards a Decentralized Sovereign Insolvency Law; PART II: LEGAL STATUS OF THE PRINCIPLES; 4. Principles Matter: The Legal Status of the Principles on Responsible Sovereign Financing
5. Out of Thin Air? Tracing the Origins of the UNCTAD Principles in Customary International Law6. On the Comparative Foundations of Principles in International Law: The Move towards Rules and Transparency in Fiscal Policy as Examples; 7. The Legal Contours of Sovereign Debt Restructuring under the UNCTAD Principles: Antagonism and Convergence between Standards of Domestic Insolvency Law and International Investment Protection Law; PART III: DEBT MANAGEMENT; 8. Improving Debt Management on the Basis of UNCTAD's Principles
9. UNCTAD's Principles on Public Debt and the United Nations Convention against Corruption: Links and Common Strategies10. Fiduciary Relations: Legal Framework and Implications for Responsible Sovereign Debt Management; PART IV: CHINA AS A CASE STUDY; 11. China's Governmental Preferential Loans and the Performance of its Lending Responsibility; 12. Crisis Prevention for China as a Sovereign Creditor and the UNCTAD Principles; PART V: EUROZONE: PROBLEMS AND SOLUTIONS; 13. Restructuring a Sovereign Debtor's Contingent Liabilities
14. Current EU Mechanisms to Confront Sovereign Insolvency: A Normative Analysis against the Benchmark of the UNCTAD PrinciplesPART VI: OUTLOOK AND IMPLEMENTATION; 15. Reforming Sovereign Lending Practices: Modern Initiatives in Historical Context; 16. Hard, Soft, and Embedded: Implementing Principles on Promoting Responsible Sovereign Lending and Borrowing; CONCLUSIONS; 17. Concluding Remarks in the Light of International Law; Annex: Principles on Promoting Responsible Sovereign Lending and Borrowing; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; L; N; O; P; R; S; T; U; V; W
ISBN 9780191752315 (ebook)
0191752312 (ebook)
OCLC # 921055305
Additional Format Print version 9780199674374.

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