Yearbook on International Investment Law and Policy 2011-2012 by Karl P. SauvantYearbook on International Investment Law and Policy 2011-2012 by Karl P. Sauvant

Yearbook on International Investment Law and Policy 2011-2012

byKarl P. Sauvant

Hardcover | March 21, 2013

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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 raises a host of issues regarding international investment law and policy,especially in the area of international investment disputes. This Yearbook monitors current developments in international investment law and policy, focusing on recent trends and issues in foreign direct investment (FDI). It then discusses regulatory and policy developments regarding FDIs inextractive industries, with an additional focus on the extent of protection afforded by international investment treaties. With contributions by leading experts in the field, this title provides timely, authoritative information on FDI that can be used by a wide audience, including practitioners,academics, researchers, and policy makers.The Yearbook on International Investment Law and Policy 2011-2012 monitors current developments in international investment law and policy, focusing on recent trends and issues in foreign direct investment. It also discusses regulatory and policy developments regarding FDIs in extractive industries,with an additional focus on the extent of protection afforded by international investment treaties.
Karl P. Sauvant is the Executive Director of the Vale Columbia Center on Sustainable International Investment and a Research Scholar and Lecturer in Law, Columbia Law School.
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Title:Yearbook on International Investment Law and Policy 2011-2012Format:HardcoverDimensions:832 pages, 10 × 7 × 0.98 inPublished:March 21, 2013Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:019998302X

ISBN - 13:9780199983025

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Brigitte Stern: ForewordPreface by the Editorial CommitteePART ONE1. Persephone Economou and Karl P. Sauvant: FDI trends in 2010-2011 and the challenge of investment policies for outward foreign direct investment2. Ian A. Laird, Borzu Sabahi, Frederic G. Sourgens, and Nicholas J. Birch: International investment law and arbitration: 2011 in review3. Stephan W. Schill and Marc Jacob: Trends in international investment agreements, 2010/2011: The increasing complexity of international investment lawPART TWO: SYMPOSIUM ON REGULATORY AND POLICY DEVELOPMENTS REGARDING FDI IN EXTRACTIVE INDUSTRIESErlend Bakken and Andrea K. Bjorklund: Introduction to symposium on regulatory and policy developments regarding FDI in extractive industries4. Luke J. Danielson and Mark D. Phillips: The International Bar Association Model Mine Development Agreement project: A step toward better practice and better development results5. Tonje P. Gormley: Legal mechanisms for increased transparency in the extractive industries6. Lorenzo Cotula and Kyla Tienhaara: Reconfiguring investment contracts to promote sustainable development7. Peter D. Cameron: Reflections on sovereignty over natural resources and the enforcement of stabilization clauses8. Lisa E. Sachs, Perrine Toledano, Jacky Mandelbaum, with James Otto: Impacts of fiscal reforms on country attractiveness: Learning from the facts9. Ivar Alvik: Arbitration in long-term international petroleum contracts: The "internationalization" of the applicable lawGENERAL ARTICLES10. Leah D. Harhay: The Argentine annulments: The uneasy application of ICSID article 52 in parallel claims11. Javier El-Hage: How may tribunals apply the customary necessity rule the Argentine cases? An analysis of ICSID decisions with respect to the interaction between article XI of the U.S.-Argentina BIT and the customary rule of necessity12. Michael D. Nolan, Frederic G. Sourgens, and Hugh Carlson: Leviathan on life-support? Restructuring sovereign debt and international investment protection after Abaclat13. Rahim Moloo and Justin M. Jacinto: Standards of review and reviewing standards: Public interest regulation in international investment law14. Patrick Dumberry and Gabrielle Dumas-Aubin: How to impose human rights obligations on corporations under investment treaties? Pragmatic guidelines for the amendment of BITs15. Kevin Lim: Upholding corrupt investors' claims against complicit or compliant host states DLWhere angels should not fear to tread16. Jonathan Bonnitcha and Emma Aisbett: An economic analysis of the substantive protections provided by investment treaties17. Valentina S. Vadi: Converging divergences: The rise of Chinese outward foreign investment and its implications for international (investment) lawSPECIAL SECTIONWINNING MEMORIALS FROM THE 2011 FOREIGN DIRECT INVESTMENT INTERNATIONAL MOOT COMPETITION (FDI MOOT)Winning Claimant Memorial: University of BarcelonaWinning Respondent Memorial: King's College London