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Foreign Debts in the Present and a New International Economic Order

ISBN 9780367006846
Published September 13, 2019 by Routledge
376 Pages

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Book Description

This book presents the step-by-step approach towards a more just and equitable International Economic Order, an equilibrium of interests based on understanding and experience in a rapidly changing world and discusses the problem of foreign debt in the present and a New International Economic Order.

Table of Contents

Preface and Acknowledgements -- Allocution of Federal Councillor Elisabeth Kopp, Head of The Department of Justice and Police -- Introduction to the Symposium -- Dramatic Action or Muddling Through Strategy in the Debt Problem -- Le Probleme de L'Endettement International: Rupture Ou Concertation -- Indebtedness of the Developing Countries and the New International Economic Order -- The International Monetary System and Development: General Outlook on the Legal Issues -- The Restructuring of International DEBT: Recent Developments -- Discussion -- IMF Conditionality and State Sovereignty -- Two Approaches to the Debt Problem: A) Adjustment of Loan Agreements (De Lege Lata) B) Strengthening of International Monetary Soft Law (De Lege Ferenda) -- Discussion -- The Present Strategy to Deal with the Debt Problem -- The Relationship Between the International Monetary Fund and the Commercial Banks -- Discussion -- Trade Restrictions for Balance-of-Payments Purposes and the Gatt Strengthening the Soft International Law of Balance-of-Payments Adjustment Measures -- Control of Transborder Movements of Capital -- Comecon as a Debtor of the Western Financial System -- Discussion -- Economic Coercion on Heavily Indebted Countries -- Renegotiation and Rescheduling -- The Baker Plan -- General Discussion -- The Indian Point of View -- Third World Sovereign Debt Renegotiation 1980–85 and After: Reflections on Procedures and Paradigms -- The Public Debt, Democratic Principles and the Rule of Law -- Participants of the International Symposium on Foreign Debts in the Present and a New International Economic Order

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