Monetary Law, International
Andreas F Lowenfeld
- International monetary law — EC Law, relationship with international law — Ordre public
Published under the auspices of the Max Planck Foundation for International Peace and the Rule of Law under the direction of Rüdiger Wolfrum.
1 Sixty-five years after the creation of a rules-based international monetary system at the Bretton Woods Conference (1944) , the system has undergone profound changes. While the institutions created at Bretton Woods (the International Monetary Fund [IMF] and the World Bank [ World Bank Group ) have retained their organizational structure, their role and functions have become quite different from what was expected, even as the international monetary system itself has evolved in several stages and was continuing to do so as of the end of the first decade of the...