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The Law of Sovereign Wealth Funds

ISBN13: 9780857932358
Published: September 2011
Publisher: Edward Elgar Publishing Limited
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Hardback
Price: £78.00

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This book provides a definition and classification for Sovereign Wealth Funds (SWFs) and discusses its phenomenon within the legal context.

It identifies the rules applicable to SWFs and focuses on the bilateral relationships between states. In eight extensive chapters, Fabio Bassan considers whether SWFs may enjoy immunity with respect to host state measures as well as protection in Bilateral Investment Treaties Written from an international law perspective.

The Law of Sovereign Wealth Funds will appeal to students of international business, international organizations, banks and governments.

Banking and Finance, International Investment Law
Part I: SWFs: New Actors in the International Scene. A Definition and Classification
1. Sovereign Entities Investing Abroad as Private Entities. Limits of the Conventional Framework
2. SWF: Definition and Classification

Part II: SWFs' National and International Regulation
3. Sovereign Wealth Funds Regulation
4. Host States Laws and SWF

Part III: SWFs Protection in Bilateral Relations
5. SWFs and State Immunity
6. SWFs and Bilateral Investment Treaties
7. Conclusions Bibliography