2 Goettingen J. Int'l L. 63 (2010)
Pride and Prejudice: How the Financial Crisis Made Us Reconsider SWFs

handle is hein.journals/gojil2 and id is 67 raw text is: Goettingen Journal of International Law 2 (2010) 1, 63-92
Pride and Prejudice: How the Financial Crisis
Made Us Reconsider SWFs
Luca Schicho*
Table of Contents
Abstract ............................................... 65
A. Introduction           ........................................... 65
I.  Leading Concepts of the Paper     ........................... 65
II. The Financial Crisis................................ 67
III. SWFs and the Financial Crisis......................... 68
B. The Pre-Crisis Situation                          ................................ 71
I.  Hostile Attitudes Towards SWFs ....................... 71
II. Controversies Involving State-Owned Investors       ...  ............. 72
1. The Unocal Controversy                       ...................... 73
2. The Dubai Ports World Controversy .................. 74
3. Comparison and Conclusions .          .........      .............. 76
C. National Regulatory Frameworks.         .....................    ..... 77
* Dr. iur. candidate, UniversitAt Wien (Austria). I owe thanks to Christoph Schreuer, my
thesis advisor, for encouragement and support, Jose Alvarez for his inspiring lecture
and discussions concerning the topic during the Hague Academy Public International
Law Programme 2009, and Wolfango Piccoli for valuable insights into SWF
investment policies. Particular thanks go to Diana lonescu and Sara Bazoobandi for
sparking my interest in the topic, helpful comments on earlier drafts and a stimulating
discussion at the University of Exeter last May. I would further like to thank my
colleagues Jakob Wurm and Oleg Temnikov for their support, research advice and
feedback.

doi: 10.3249/1868-1581-2-1-schicho

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