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Max Planck Encyclopedia of International Procedural Law [MPEiPro]

Administrative Tribunal: International Monetary Fund (IMF)

Celia Goldman

From: Oxford Public International Law (http://opil.ouplaw.com). (c) Oxford University Press, 2015. All Rights Reserved.date: 30 November 2020

Subject(s):
Settlement of employment disputes

Published under the direction of Hélène Ruiz Fabri, with the support of the Department of International Law and Dispute Resolution, under the auspices of the Max Planck Institute Luxembourg for Procedural Law.

1 The International Monetary Fund Administrative Tribunal (‘IMFAT’ or ‘Tribunal’) is one of a growing number of international administrative tribunals (‘IATs’) established by international intergovernmental organizations (‘IGOs’) to provide independent judicial fora for the adjudication of employment disputes arising between individual international civil servants and the IGO as employer. IATs fill a legal space created by the immunities that are widely understood to shield IGOs from suit in national courts. With some exceptions, most notably that of the...
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