Yearbook on International Investment Law and Policy 2009-2010

Hardcover | November 28, 2010

byKarl Sauvant

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Today, international investment law consists of a network of multifaceted, multilayered international treaties that, in one way or another, involve virtually every country of the world. The evolution of this network continues, raising a host of issues regarding international investment law andpolicy, especially in the area of international investment disputes. Yearbook monitors current developments in international investment law and policy, focusing on trends in foreign direct investment (FDI), international investment agreements, and investment disputes. The Yearbook on InternationalInvestment Law and Policy 2009-2010 also looks at central issues in the contemporary discussions on international investment law and policy. With contributions by leading experts in the field, this title provides timely, authoritative information on FDI that can be used by a wide audience, includingpractitioners, academics, researchers, and policy makers.

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Today, international investment law consists of a network of multifaceted, multilayered international treaties that, in one way or another, involve virtually every country of the world. The evolution of this network continues, raising a host of issues regarding international investment law andpolicy, especially in the area of internati...

Dr. Karl P. Sauvant is the Executive Director of the Columbia University Program on International Investment and a Research Scholar and Lecturer in Law at Columbia Law School. Dr. Sauvant has published extensively on issues related to economic development and FDI. His name is associated with some 150 United Nations publications on FDI...
Format:HardcoverDimensions:776 pages, 10 × 7 × 0.98 inPublished:November 28, 2010Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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Submission policyContributorsW. Michael Reisman: ForewordPreface by the Editorial CommitteePart One1. Persephone Economou and Karl P. Sauvant: Recent trends and issues in foreign direct investment, 2008/20092. Peter Muchlinski: Trends in international investment agreements, 2008/2009: Review of the model bilateral investment treaties of Norway, South Africa and the United States3. Ian A. Laird, Borzu Sabahi, Frederic G. Sourgens and Sobia Haque: International investment law and arbitration: 2008/2009 in review4. Erlend Bakken and Tonje P. Gormley: Using dynamic petroleum contract clauses to manage risk in volatile marketsPart Two5. Emmanuelle Cabrol: Pren Nreka v. Czech Republic. The notion of investment under bilateral investment treaties: Does investment really mean "every kind of asset"?6. Jarrod Wong and Jason Yackee: The 2006 procedural and transparency-related amendments to the ICSID Arbitration Rules: model intentions, moderate proposals, and modest returns7. Carolyn B. Lamm, Chiara Giorgetti and Hansel T. Pham: Has the time come for an ICSID code of ethics for counsel?8. Maria Vicien-Milburn and Yulia Andreeva: Testing the procedural limits of the ICSID annulment regime in cases against Argentina9. Lee Caplan: A proposed set of arbitration rules for weaker players in investor-state arbitration10. Armand de Mestral: The Lisbon Treaty and the expansion of EU competence over foreign direct investment and the implications for investor-state arbitration11. Christopher S. Gibson: Latent grounds in investor-state arbitration: Do international investment agreements provide a new means to enforce intellectual property rights?12. Louis T. Wells: Property rights for foreign capital: sovereign debt and private direct investment in times of crisis13. Anne van Aaken and Jurgen Kurtz: Emergency measures and international investment law: how far can states go?14. Lauge Skovgaard Poulsen: The importance of BITs for foreign direct investment and political risk insurance: revisiting the evidence15. Jeswald W. Salacuse: Investment treaties through a different lens: a new global regime?16. Muthucumaraswamy Sornarajah: Toward normlessness: the ravage and retreat of neo-liberalism in international investment lawSpecial Section: Winning memorials from the 2009 foreign direct investment international moot competition (FDI Moot):Memorandum for Claimant: King's College LondonMemorandum for Respondent: Murdoch University