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An Introduction to International Investment Law

David Collins, City University London
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…
pp i-iv
pp v-x
Table of Cases
pp xi-xv
List of Abbreviations
pp xvi-xviii
1 - Introduction to Foreign Direct Investment: History, Trends and Rationales
pp 1-32
2 - Bilateral, Regional and Multilateral Investment Agreements and Investment Contracts
pp 33-64
3 - National Laws Governing Foreign Investment and Definitions and Conditions of Admission
pp 65-94
4 - Guarantees Against Discrimination: National Treatment and Most Favoured Nation
pp 95-123
5 - Fair and Equitable Treatment, Full Protection and Security, and Umbrella Clauses
pp 124-155
6 - Guarantees Against Expropriation
pp 156-184
7 - Compensation
pp 185-213
8 - Dispute Settlement
pp 214-249
9 - Public Interest Issues: The Environment, Human Rights and Culture
pp 250-283
10 - Non-Precluded Measures: Essential Security, Economic Stability and the Defence of Necessity
pp 284-306
11 - Beyond International Investment Law
pp 307-329
pp 330-335
pp 336-350
An Introduction to International Investment Law
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Online ISBN: 9781316675687
Published online: 28 May 2018
Hardback ISBN: 9781107160453
Hardback publication date: 06 October 2016
Paperback ISBN: 9781316613573
Paperback publication date: 06 October 2016