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Vol 22 No 3 March/April 2017

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An Introduction to International Investment Law

ISBN13: 9781107160453
Published: November 2016
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Hardback
Price: £99.99
Paperback edition , ISBN13 9781316613573

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This insightful and accessible introduction provides students and practitioners with a comprehensive overview of the increasingly important discipline of international investment law.

Focusing primarily on the legal principles contained in the growing body of international investment agreements, this book covers the core concepts of the discipline with attention given to their relation to each other and to the manner in which they have been developed through arbitration case law.

The context of each legal principle is explored along with a consideration of some of the major debates and emerging criticisms. Avoiding extensive case extracts, this book adopts an engaging and succinct narrative style which allows readers to advance their understanding of the topic while examining the legal principles with academic rigour and discerning commentary.

International Investment Law
1. Introduction to foreign direct investment: history, trends and rationales
2. Bilateral, regional and multilateral investment agreements and investment contracts
3. National laws governing foreign investment and definitions and conditions of admission
4. Guarantees against discrimination: national treatment and most favoured nation
5. Fair and equitable treatment, full protection and security and umbrella clauses
6. Guarantees against expropriation
7. Compensation
8. Dispute settlement
9. Public interest issues: the environment, human rights and culture
10. Non-precluded measures: essential security, economic stability and the defence of necessity
11. Beyond international investment law.