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This book outlines the principles behind the international law of foreign investment. The main focus is on the law governed by bilateral and multilateral investment treaties. It traces the purpose, context, and evolution of the clauses and provisions characteristic of contemporary investment treaties, and analyses the case law, interpreting the issues raised by standard clauses. Particular consideration is given to broad treaty-rules whose understanding in practice has mainly been shaped by their interpretation and application by international tribunals. In addition, the book introduces the dispute settlement mechanisms for enforcing investment law, outlining the operation of Investor vs State arbitration. Combining a systematic analytical study of the texts and principles underlying investment law with a jurisprudential analysis of the case law arising in international tribunals, this book offers an ideal introduction to the principles of international investment law and arbitration, for students or practitioners alike.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 456 pages
  • 154 x 232 x 28mm | 680.39g
  • Oxford University Press
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Revised
  • 2nd Revised edition
  • 0199651809
  • 9780199651801
  • 160,904

About Rudolf Dolzer

Rudolf Dolzer has presented a new concept for a Framework Agreement on the Promotion of German-Russia Energy Relations in April 2011 in Omsk at the Annual Meeting of the German-Russian Raw Materials Forum. He has co-chaired the Forum's Working Group on International Relations since 2008. He was Vice Rector at the University of Mannheim and has taught at the Southern Methodist University in Texas, at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, at the Michigan Law School, at the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences in Beijing, at the Yale Law School, at the Sorbonne in Paris and at the Instituto de Empresa in Madrid. From 1978 to 1992, he was a part-time journalist at the Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, thereafter he was Director General at the Office of Federal Chancellor Kohl. He later served as a member of three Commissions of Inquiry of the German Parliament. From 1996 to 2009, he was Director of the Institute of International Law at the University of Bonn. Professor Christoph Schreuer is a counsel at Wolf Theiss Rechtsanwalte, and Professor Emiterius at the University of Vienna.show more

Table of contents

I. BACKGROUND AND INTRODUCTION; II. INVESTORS AND INVESTMENTS COVERED BY INTERNATIONAL AGREEMENTS; III. INVESTMENT CONTRACTS; IV. ADMISSION AND ESTABLISHMENT; V. PRINCIPLES OF PROTECTION - SUBSTANTIVE STANDARDS; VI. QUESTIONS OF STATE RESPONSIBILITY; VII. POLITICAL RISK INSURANCE; VIII. SETTLING INVESTMENT DISPUTES; ANNEXESshow more

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Clearly written and take[s] a comprehensive approach to the major issues and principles of international investment law...a useful guide not only for novices in the field of investment law, but also for experienced practitioners since [it] represent[s] a powerful reference tool...[The book is] equally useful for counsel representing investors and states, arbitrators and negotiators of investment treaties, as [it] contain[s] excellent information and references, as well as pertinent commentaries and stimulating ideas. * Crina Baltag, British Yearbook of International Law * This book is an exceptional guide for practitioners and students alike and an essential reference tool for investment arbitration cases. * Crina Baltag - Queen Mary, University of London * Review from previous edition The expansion of bilateral investment treaties (BITs) and regional agreements dealing with investment, and the increasing number of awards applying them in disputes between foreign investors and host States makes this book quite timely. Although there have been several efforts to present the subject-matter in a single volume, this is the first successful attempt to do so in clear and authoritative terms, maintaining an appropriate balance between conciseness and completeness...this work not only deals with "principles" as the title indicates, but systematically and meticulously covers all the issues that have presented themselves in this subsector of international law. * Giorgio Sacerdoti, Italian Yearbook of International Law, Vol XVIII *show more

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Review from previous edition The expansion of bilateral investment treaties (BITs) and regional agreements dealing with investment, and the increasing number of awards applying them in disputes between foreign investors and host States makes this book quite timely. Although there have been several efforts to present the subject-matter in a single volume, this is the first successful attempt to do so in clear and authoritative terms, maintaining an appropriate balance between conciseness and completeness...this work not only deals with "principles" as the title indicates, but systematically and meticulously covers all the issues that have presented themselves in this subsector of international law. Giorgio Sacerdoti, Italian Yearbook of International Law, Vol XVIIIshow more

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