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Investment Treaty Arbitration: Judging Under Uncertainty


ISBN13: 9781107022515
Published: April 2012
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Hardback
Price: £54.99



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Investment claims have exposed the vague nature of the standards by which arbitral tribunals are expected to adjudicate them and the policy reasons which explicitly or implicitly have an influence.

The ad hoc nature of the tribunals and the decisions reached on various controversial issues have brought to the fore the issue of consistency. Andres Rigo Sureda's Hersch Lauterpacht Memorial Lecture examines how arbitral discretion is exercised in the face of uncertainty of the law.

It explores the choices made by arbitral tribunals as they approach treaty interpretation, as they search for limits in determining jurisdiction and the content of the standards of protection and as they search for consistency in the exercise of arbitral discretion.

Subjects:
Arbitration and Dispute Resolution, International Investment Law
Contents:
Introduction
Part I. Discretion: The Search for Meaning
1. Uncertainty, judicial discretion and policy
2. Treaty interpretation

Part II. The Search for Limits
3. Form or substance: the nationality of corporate claims
4. Multiple approaches to define investment
5. Legitimate expectations, risk and due diligence

Part III. The Search for Consistency
6. Principles
7. Precedent
8. Publicists
Conclusion.

Series: Hersch Lauterpacht Memorial Lectures

Questions of Jurisdiction and Admissibility Before International Courts ISBN 9781107038790
Published December 2015
Cambridge University Press
£69.99
The United Nations Secretariat and the Use of Force in a Unipolar World: Power v. Principle ISBN 9781107407053
Published August 2012
Cambridge University Press
£24.99
Denial of Justice in International Law ISBN 9780521172912
Published June 2011
Cambridge University Press
£28.99
The United Nations Secretariat and the Use of Force in a Unipolar World: Power v. Principle ISBN 9780521194136
Published February 2010
Cambridge University Press
£44.99
Sovereignty, the WTO and Changing Fundamentals of International Law ISBN 9780521748414
Published March 2009
Cambridge University Press
£34.99
Recourse to Force: State Action Against Threats & Armed Attacks ISBN 9780521104203
Published February 2009
Cambridge University Press
£23.99
Precedent in the World Court
Mohamed ShahabuddeenInternational Court of Justice, The Hague
ISBN 9780521046718
Published December 2007
Cambridge University Press
£34.99
Sovereignty, the WTO and Changing Fundamentals of International Law ISBN 9780521860079
Published May 2006
Cambridge University Press
£89.99
Denial of Justice in International Law ISBN 9780521851183
Published September 2005
Cambridge University Press
£89.99
The Gentle Civilizer of Nations: The Rise and Fall of International Law 1870-1960 ISBN 9780521548090
Published July 2004
Cambridge University Press
£64.99
The Gentle Civilizer of Nations: The Rise and Fall of International Law 1870-1960 ISBN 9780521623117
Published May 2003
Cambridge University Press
£139.99
Recourse to Force: State Action against Threats and Armed Attacks ISBN 9780521820134
Published December 2002
Cambridge University Press
£69.99
Self-determination of Peoples: A Legal Reappraisal ISBN 9780521637527
Published December 1998
Cambridge University Press
£49.99
Precedent in the World Court
Mohamed ShahabuddeenInternational Court of Justice, The Hague
ISBN 9780521563109
Published January 1998
Cambridge University Press
Price on Application
Aspects of the Administration of International Justice ISBN 9780521463126
Published January 1991
Cambridge University Press
Out of print
Corporations in and Under International Law
Ignaz Seidl-HohenveldernUniversitat Wien, Austria
ISBN 9780521463249
Published January 1987
Cambridge University Press
Out of print