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Investment Treaty Arbitration: Problems and Exercises

ISBN13: 9781786439840
Published: June 2018
Publisher: Edward Elgar Publishing Limited
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: £48.00
Hardback edition , ISBN13 9781786433619

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An excellent teaching tool for lecturers and readers of international investment arbitration, this casebook includes over forty problems and exercises based on real-life disputes to evaluate and analyse all aspects of the topic.

Intended to set out a basis for discussion in seminars, the material has been developed by the eminent practitioner and academic Kaj Hober, using a proven successful teaching structure.

Key features include:

  • extensive examples of cases alongside seminar exercises and mini mock arbitrations to help students put their knowledge into practice
  • problem-based learning method using fact patterns, allowing for in-depth discussion and a confident understanding of complex arbitration cases
  • exercises include questions to answer, problems to solve and group exercises, alongside excerpts of the relevant cases for annotation and analysis.
The most wide-ranging textbook in the area, covering both substantive investment law and arbitration, this will become the key casebook for masters courses or other advanced courses in international arbitration, as well as a supplementary text for those who are studying investment law more broadly.

International Investment Law, Arbitration and Alternative Dispute Resolution
1. Introduction
2. Investment Treaty Arbitration - An Overview

Part I International Arbitration
3. The Arbitration Agreement
4. The Arbitrators
5. Applicable Law
6. The Procedure before the Arbitrators
7. The Arbitral Award
8. Recognition and Enforcement of the Arbitral Award

Part II International Investment Law
9. Treaty Interpretation
10. Investor
11. Investment
12. State Responsibility and Attribution
13. Umbrella
14. Expropriation
15. Fair and Equitable Treatment
16. International Investment Law and Taxation
17. International Investment Law and the Environment
18. Emergency and Necessity
19. International Investment Law and EU Law
20. Compensation

Part III International Investment Arbitration
21. Jurisdiction
22. Applicable Law
23. Remedies
24. Challenges and Annulments
25. Enforcement of Investment Arbitral Awards
26. Sovereign Immunity
27. Investment Arbitration Awards as Precedent
28. Transparency
29. The Future of Investment Arbitration