Vanderbilt Journal of Transnational Law


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This Symposium presents discussions of various aspects of the subject of the changing framework of concession agreements and the oil industry. Dr. Zuhayr Mikdashi analyzes policy considerations that influence developing nations seeking greater benefit from their resources, and presents several suggestions for increased cooperation among developing countries. Dr. Theodore Moran offers a critical evaluation of traditional United States investment policies and advocates a modified concession agreement aimed at minimizing friction between the parties. Mr. James Jensen concludes the Symposium with a comprehensive analysis of recent trends in company-state relations in the Middle East.