Veiled power: international law and the private corporation 1886-1981

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This book critically analyses existing accounts of the history of the relationship between international law and multinational corporations using four case studies: Firestone in Liberia, the Nuremberg trials, the Anglo-Iranian Oil Company, and the UNCTC code of conduct.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationOxford; New York, NY
PublisherOxford University Press
Number of pages257
ISBN (Electronic)0191861189, 0192555251, 019255526X, 9780192555250, 9780192555267
ISBN (Print)9780198822097, 019255526X, 9780192555250, 9780192555267, 0192555251
StatePublished - 2020

Publication series

NameLaw and global governance series
PublisherOxford University Press


  • Commercial law
  • International law
  • Corporations

ULI Keywords

  • uli
  • Commercial law
  • Corporations
  • International law
  • Business -- Law and legislation
  • Commerce -- Law and legislation
  • Law, Commercial
  • Mercantile law
  • Business corporations
  • C corporations
  • Corporations, Business
  • Corporations, Public -- Corporations
  • Limited companies -- Corporations
  • Public corporations -- Corporations
  • Public limited companies
  • Stock corporations
  • Subchapter C corporations
  • International regimes
  • Law of nations
  • Nations, Law of
  • Public international law


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