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THE CANADIAN APPROACH TO INVESTMENT PROTECTION: HOW FAR WE HAVE COME!

L. Yves Fortier

in International Investment Law for the 21st Century: Essays in Honour of Christoph Schreuer

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199571345
eISBN:
9780191705472
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199571345.003.0028
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Private International Law

This chapter has two main objectives. The first is to provide an overview of the evolution of Canada's approach to investment protection, with particular focus on dispute settlement. The second ... More


THE FUTURE OF INVESTMENT ARBITRATION

August Reinisch

in International Investment Law for the 21st Century: Essays in Honour of Christoph Schreuer

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199571345
eISBN:
9780191705472
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199571345.003.0046
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Private International Law

This chapter reflects on the current state and possible future of investment arbitration in international economic law. It begins by analyzing why this system is so appealing and so widely accepted. ... More


MOST FAVOURED NATION CLAUSES AND JURISDICTIONAL CLAUSES IN INVESTMENT TREATY ARBITRATION

Guido Santiago Tawil

in International Investment Law for the 21st Century: Essays in Honour of Christoph Schreuer

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199571345
eISBN:
9780191705472
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199571345.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Private International Law

This chapter considers some of the controversial issues addressed by different arbitral tribunals concerning the application of most favoured nation (MFN) clauses to dispute settlement. It begins ... More


Is the European Court of Human Rights an Alternative to Investor-State Arbitration?

Ursula Kriebaum

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/9780199578184.003.0011
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Public International Law

This chapter discusses to what extent the EctHR can replace or complement international arbitration bodies, and under what conditions investors can and should file their claim at the ECtHR rather ... More


Environmental Rights, Sustainable Development, and Investor-State Case Law: A Critical Appraisal

Riccardo Pavoni

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/9780199578184.003.0022
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Public International Law

This chapter examines the increasing number of international investment disputes where issues relating to environmental rights, sustainable development and foreign investment protection were ... More


International Investment Law for the 21st Century: Essays in Honour of Christoph Schreuer

Christina Binder, Ursula Kriebaum, August Reinisch, and Stephan Wittich (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199571345
eISBN:
9780191705472
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199571345.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Private International Law

International investment law has become increasingly prominent in the international legal order, spurred on by the explosion of Bilateral Investment Treaties between States and a sharp rise in ... More


COMMERCIAL ARBITRATION AND INVESTMENT ARBITRATION: FERTILE SOIL FOR FALSE FRIENDS?

Giuditta Cordero Moss

in International Investment Law for the 21st Century: Essays in Honour of Christoph Schreuer

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199571345
eISBN:
9780191705472
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199571345.003.0039
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Private International Law

This chapter illustrates the risk of false friends in international arbitration by looking at one example of transplant from public international law into commercial law, and one from commercial ... More


THE SAGA OF CMS: RES JUDICATA, PRECEDENT, AND THE LEGITIMACY OF ICSID ARBITRATION

Charles N. Brower, Michael Ottolenghi, and Peter Prows

in International Investment Law for the 21st Century: Essays in Honour of Christoph Schreuer

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199571345
eISBN:
9780191705472
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199571345.003.0043
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Private International Law

The spate of recent investment arbitration cases against repeat-respondent States, as well as the increasingly strident legal and political pushback these cases have begun to engender, call into ... More


A TRIBUTE TO CHRISTOPH SCHREUER

Hanspeter Neuhold

in International Investment Law for the 21st Century: Essays in Honour of Christoph Schreuer

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199571345
eISBN:
9780191705472
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199571345.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Private International Law

This chapter presents a brief tribute to Christoph Schreuer as a distinguished scholar and personal friend. The chapter details a close friendship with Schreuer dating back to the 1980s, when ... More


CHRISTOPH SCHREUER: AN APPRECIATION

Sir Elihu Lauterpacht

in International Investment Law for the 21st Century: Essays in Honour of Christoph Schreuer

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199571345
eISBN:
9780191705472
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199571345.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Private International Law

This chapter presents a brief description of the achievements of Christoph Schreuer, from his excellence as a law student at Cambridge to his teaching career. His best known work is Hersch ... More


Origins of the Convention

Antonio R. Parra

in The History of ICSID

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199660568
eISBN:
9780191743382
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199660568.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Legal History

This chapter looks at the immediate origins of the ICSID Convention, in the years 1955 to 1962. It discusses the proposed multilateral approaches to the promotion of private foreign investment, the ... More


THE DIPLOMATIC PROTECTION OF FOREIGN INVESTORS: A TALE OF JUDICIAL CAUTION

Peter Muchlinski

in International Investment Law for the 21st Century: Essays in Honour of Christoph Schreuer

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199571345
eISBN:
9780191705472
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199571345.003.0019
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Private International Law

This chapter reviews the use of diplomatic protection as a means of vindicating the rights of foreign investors. It is an appropriate time to reconsider the issue as the International Court of ... More


THE EUROPEAN COURT OF HUMAN RIGHTS AND INVESTMENT PROTECTION

Christian Tomuschat

in International Investment Law for the 21st Century: Essays in Honour of Christoph Schreuer

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199571345
eISBN:
9780191705472
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199571345.003.0034
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Private International Law

This chapter considers the option of investors' submitting their claims to human rights bodies. It shows that only the European Court of Human Rights provides an alternative that could seriously be ... More


The Effect of Investment Treaties and of International Investment Law

Chittharanjan F. Amerasinghe

in Diplomatic Protection

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199212385
eISBN:
9780191707230
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199212385.003.0017
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter explores the effect of investment treaties and international investment law on the law of diplomatic protection. Specifically, it discusses the articles of International Centre for ... More


CONTINUITY AND DISCONTINUITY IN INTERNATIONAL DISPUTE SETTLEMENT

James Crawford

in International Investment Law for the 21st Century: Essays in Honour of Christoph Schreuer

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199571345
eISBN:
9780191705472
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199571345.003.0040
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Private International Law

This chapter argues that the ‘brave new world’ of international dispute settlement turns out to have a great deal of the old world in it too. International law expands through processes of ... More


PRECEDENT IN INVESTMENT TREATY ARBITRATION

Andrés Rigo Sureda

in International Investment Law for the 21st Century: Essays in Honour of Christoph Schreuer

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199571345
eISBN:
9780191705472
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199571345.003.0042
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Private International Law

This chapter reviews how arbitral tribunals have dealt with precedent, in particular how they have weighed its relevance, and the role of values and doctrine in shaping precedent. It argues that to ... More


Aspects of the Early Cases

Antonio R. Parra

in The History of ICSID

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199660568
eISBN:
9780191743382
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199660568.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Legal History

This chapter focuses on key aspects of the cases brought to ICSID in its first two decades. Section I examines the ways in which successive Secretaries-General handled the registration of requests to ... More


Compensation and Restitution in Investor-State Arbitration: Principles and Practice

Borzu Sabahi

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199601189
eISBN:
9780191729201
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199601189.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Company and Commercial Law

This book presents a detailed study on compensation and restitution in investor state arbitration pursuant to investment treaties. The study begins by examining the historical roots of the principles ... More


CLAIMS OF SHAREHOLDERS IN INTERNATIONAL INVESTMENT LAW

Abby Cohen Smutny

in International Investment Law for the 21st Century: Essays in Honour of Christoph Schreuer

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199571345
eISBN:
9780191705472
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199571345.003.0020
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Private International Law

This chapter describes some of the considerations to be taken into account in evaluating the standing of a shareholder to present claims for losses incurred due to interference with the company's ... More


Challenges and Prospects Facing the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes

Nassib G. Ziadé

in The Evolving International Investment Regime: Expectations, Realities, Options

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199793624
eISBN:
9780199895205
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199793624.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter addresses some of the challenges that the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) is facing, especially those concerning the legitimacy of the international ... More


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