War's Legacy in International Investment Law

James Thuo Gathii
2009 International Community Law Review  
This paper discusses the role war has played in shaping rules of international investment law from the late nineteenth century. At the end of the nineteenth century and the beginning of the twentieth century, the move towards institutions, such as arbitration forums, and rules as an alternative to the use of force gave new impetus to the growth of international commercial law and related institutions.
doi:10.1163/187197409x12525781476088 fatcat:pkzutb4ikbdenhb7iiojdglqsa