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Sovereignty, Accountability, and the Wealth Fund Governance Conundrum

  • Anna GELPERN (a1)
  • DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S2044251310000391
  • Published online: 12 May 2011
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Sovereign wealth funds—state-controlled transnational portfolio investment vehicles—began as an externally imposed category in search of a definition. SWFs from different countries had little in common and no desire to collaborate. This article elaborates the implications of diverse public, private, domestic, and external demands on SWFs, and describes how their apparently artificial grouping became a site for innovation in international law-making.

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Associate Professor, American University Washington College of Law, Visiting Associate Professor, University of Pennsylvania Law School. Many thanks to Francine Barber, Chris Brummer, Kevin Davis, Rashmi Dyal-Chand, Victor Fleischer, Michael Froomkin, Mary Gardner, Tom Ginsburg, Eric Helleiner, Kara Karlson, Patrick Keenan, Thomas Laryea, Clay Lowery, Ralf Michaels, Christiana Ochoa, Brad Setser, Sean Sherlock, Brian Stewart, Kelly Targett, Edwin M. Truman, Matthew Tubin, Martin Weiss, two anonymous reviewers for the Asian Journal of International Law, and participants in conferences and workshops at the University of Chicago Law School, Georgetown University Law School, the National University of Singapore, American University Washington College of Law, Cardozo Law School, and Columbia University for helpful insights. The editors of this volume were beyond gracious in supporting this project.

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Ashby H.B. MONK , “Recasting the Sovereign Wealth Fund Debate: Trust, Legitimacy, and Governance” (2009) 14 New Political Economy 451

Bree A. TAYLOR , “Grupo Torras SA & Anor v. Royal Bank of Scotland International & Others” (2001) 7 Trusts & Trustees 25

Rawi ABDELAL , “Sovereign Wealth in Abu Dhabi” (2009) 14 Geopolitics 317 at 322323

Edward F. GREENE and Brian A. YEAGER , “Sovereign Wealth Funds: A Measured Assessment” (2008) 3 Capital Markets Law Journal 247

Maurice OBSTFELD and Kenneth ROGOFF , “The Unsustainable US Current Account Position Revisited” in Richard H. CLARIDA, ed., G7 Current Account Imbalances: Sustainability and Adjustment (Chicago/London: University of Chicago Press, 2007), 339

Ralf MICHAELS , “Global Legal Pluralism” (2009) 5 Annual Review of Law & Social Science 243

Kenneth W. ABBOTT and Duncan SNIDAL , “Hard and Soft Law in International Governance” (2000) 54 International Organization 421

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