Vanderbilt Law Review


Roger C. Wesley

First Page



The basic criteria suggested in this article are not intended to be exclusive determinative factors, and in most cases, mitigative considerations will continue to play a dominant role. It is hoped, however, that the present analysis will spur the organized initiation of additional proposals on standards and criteria, not only by executive departments and parliamentary chambers, but also by organized bar groups and other representatives of the private sector. The cumulative effect of new proposals hopefully will be the positive enlargement of rule of law considerations in expropriation disputes by a draft convention on investment protection, which to date has failed to elicit unified global support.