Kammerhofer, J., International Investment Law and Legal Theory: Expropriation and the Fragmentation of Sources, 2021
Expropriation is a hotly debated issue in international investment law. This is the first study to provide a detailed analysis of its norm-theoretical dimension, setting out the theoretical foundations underlying its understanding in contemporary legal scholarship and practice.
Stanič, A. and Baltag, C. (eds.), The Future of Investment Treaty Arbitration in the EU: Intra-EU BITs, the Energy Charter Treaty, and the Multilateral Investment Court, 2020
The Future of Investment Treaty Arbitration in the EU is a uniquely descriptive book that provides a comprehensive analysis of the implications of the Achmea judgment in the current landscape of investment protection within the European Union (EU) and internationally.
Anderson, A.M. and Beaumont, B. (eds.), The Investor-State Dispute Settlement System: Reform, Replace or Status Quo? 2021
The Investor-State Dispute Settlement System is a thought-provoking and important contribution to the ongoing worldwide discussions and debates regarding the way forward for investor-State dispute resolution.
Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) is a category of investment that reflects the objective of establishing a lasting interest by a resident enterprise in one economy in an enterprise that is resident in an economy other than that of the direct investor.
Investment treaties grant special international protection to foreign investors, and give them a means to enforce those rights against States in which they have invested. This book examines systematically the law of international investment treaties.
Karttunen, M.B., Transparency in the WTO SPS and TBT Agreements: the Real Jewel in the WTO's Crown, 2020
Transparency of trade regulations by all WTO Members is essential for open, fair and predictable trade relations. A myriad of regulations apply in all WTO Members and have the potential for affecting international trade.
Sharmin, T., Application of Most-Favoured-Nation Clauses by Investor-State Arbitral Tribunals: Implications for the Developing Countries, 2020
The book’s argument centres on the need for arbitral tribunals to interpret the MFN in a manner that reflects the expressed intent of the parties.
Pantaleo, L.,The Participation of the EU in International Dispute Settlement: Lessons from EU Investment Agreements, 2019
The topic of this book is the participation of the EU in international dispute settlement.
This is the first book that critically examines the reform of the Appellate Body (AB) of the World Trade Organization (WTO) in light of the current crisis resulting from the U.S. blocking of the appointment of its members.
Wu, C.W. and F. Gaenssmantel, Law and Diplomacy in the Management of EU-Asia Trade and Investment Relations, 2020
This volume fills a gap in the literature regarding questions around the interactive dynamics between law and diplomacy on international trade and investment.