International Investment Law

International Investment Law Text, Cases and Materials

Third edition

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This up-to-date and revised third edition offers a clear and comprehensive overview of the main principles, institutions and procedures related to foreign direct investment and the resolution of disputes. Suitable for both upper-level undergraduate and postgraduate courses on international investment protection, the book is firmly grounded within the wider public international law context. Key features of the third edition:    Incorporates extracts from and analysis of key recent decisions, including David Aven et al v. Costa Rica, Greentech Energy Systems et al v. Italy and Venezuela v. OI European Group  Coverage is brought up to date with new discussion of revised investment treaty texts and new court system proposals  Balanced and neutral engagement with both normative standards and critiques of the system encourages students to draw their own conclusions  Provides concise descriptions of the legal principles followed by extracts from both classic and contemporary cases to enhance understanding of core concepts  Contains detailed discussion notes and all new 'Questions to an Expert' to enable further classroom discussion and facilitate critical reflection on complex topics. The concise nature of the book and accessible writing style make this an ideal text for non-specialists and for single semester courses on international investment protection.

Book information

ISBN: 9781788977234
Publisher: Edward Elgar Publishing
Imprint: Edward Elgar Publishing
Pub date:
Edition: Third edition
DEWEY: 346.092
DEWEY edition: 23
Language: English
Sales rank: 24114
Number of pages: 704
Weight: 1240g
Height: 244mm
Width: 169mm