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Protecting Capital: Independent Regulators and Super Courts

Alasdair Roberts

in The Logic of Discipline: Global Capitalism and the Architecture of Government

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195374988
eISBN:
9780199776849
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195374988.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter focuses on the creation of new independent regulatory agencies and signing of thousands of bilateral investment treaties during the era of liberalization. This was another massive ... More


Making Foreign Investment Safe: Property Rights and National Sovereignty

Louis T. Wells and Rafiq Ahmed

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780195310627
eISBN:
9780199783847
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195310627.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

In the 1990s, inexperienced firms from rich countries jumped directly into huge projects in some of the world's least developed countries. Their investments reflected almost unbridled enthusiasm for ... More


The Shift Toward the Wholly Foreign Owned Enterprise Structure

Scott Wilson

in Remade in China: Foreign Investors and Institutional Change in China

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195388312
eISBN:
9780199852536
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195388312.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This chapter details how and why China’s interest in greater openness to trade and to new investment vehicles became more closely aligned with international norms and institutional designs. In ... More


Equity and Equitable Considerations in Treaties

Alexander Orakhelashvili

in The Interpretation of Acts and Rules in Public International Law

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199546220
eISBN:
9780191720000
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199546220.003.0019
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter examines how equitable notions included in treaties should be construed. While in the law of the sea treaties equity is understood as reflecting general international law, the ‘fair and ... More


Investment Tribunals and Human Rights: Divergent Paths

Moshe Hirsch

in Human Rights in International Investment Law and Arbitration

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199578184
eISBN:
9780191722561
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199578184.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Public International Law

This chapter identifies common traits as well as basically different characteristics of international human rights and investment laws. Developments in both spheres reflect fundamental structural ... More


Capital Transfer Restrictions under Modern Investment Treaties

Abba Kolo and Thomas Wälde

in Standards of Investment Protection

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199547432
eISBN:
9780191701467
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199547432.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter examines the restrictions on capital transfer in modern investment treaties. It suggests that capital transfer restrictions have been used as a means of regulating foreign investment, ... More


Asian Financial Integration: Trends and Interruptions

Eduardo Borensztein and Prakash Loungani

in Costs and Benefits of Economic Integration in Asia

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199753987
eISBN:
9780199896783
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199753987.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter compares trends in financial integration within Asia with those in industrialized countries and other regional groups. Declines in cross-country dispersion in equity returns and interest ... More


Remade in China: Foreign Investors and Institutional Change in China

Scott Wilson

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195388312
eISBN:
9780199852536
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195388312.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

Since opening to foreign investment in 1979, China has emerged as the leading investment site for multinational corporations. This book looks beyond the macroeconomic effects of China’s investment ... More


China’s Opening and Institutional Change

Scott Wilson

in Remade in China: Foreign Investors and Institutional Change in China

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195388312
eISBN:
9780199852536
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195388312.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This chapter describes the development of China’s changing orientation to globalization and its concomitant evolving interests. It specifically analyzes shifts in interests and policy expressions ... More


Conclusions

Angelos Dimopoulos

in EU Foreign Investment Law

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199698608
eISBN:
9780191732140
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199698608.003.0008
Subject:
Law, EU Law, Competition Law

The most pertinent findings of this book are drawn together with a view to providing some final observations on the role of the EU as an international actor in the field of international law and ... More


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