CMS Gas Transmission Company v. The Republic of Argentina - The Defense Raised by Argentina
Article from: TDM 4 (2004), in Case Comments & Awards
By the early 21st century, Argentina faced the greatest economic-financial crisis of all times. The last decade of the 20th century started with great expectations and excitement due to the structural reforms carried out by the administration in office. Ten years later, Argentina has to face about forty lawsuits before the ICSID, the Gas Transmission Company V. The Republic Argentina case is about to conclude. The purpose of this paper is to make a brief analysis of the concept of state of necessity as a defense raised by Argentina. First, Resolution 56/83 on ...