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International Investment Law

Text, Cases and Materials, Second Edition Krista Nadakavukaren Schefer, Co-Head of Legal Services, Swiss Institute of Comparative Law, and Senior Fellow, World Trade Institute, Bern, Switzerland
This fully revised and updated edition of International Investment Law remains a complete and concise guide to the law of international investment protection and continues to approach the subject with an easy-to-follow, broad and balanced text.

New to this edition:

- updates to include numerous new cases
- completely reworked sections on standards of treatment
- new Q&A section to capture practitioner views.

Key Features:

• balance of cases and explanatory comment familiarises students with reading opinions and enables them to grasp the core concepts at stake
• concise – suitable for one-semester course for non-specialists or as a first text for students who will take further specialised courses in the area
• excerpts from the most influential arbitration decisions outline differing interpretations and ensure students don’t learn in a theoretical vacuum
• questions throughout encourage readers to come to their own opinions.
Extent: 672 pp
Hardback Price: $230.00 Web: $207.00
Publication Date: 2016
ISBN: 978 1 78536 007 7
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Paperback Price: $69.95 Web: $55.96
Publication Date: 2016
ISBN: 978 1 78536 009 1
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  • Law - Academic
  • International Investment Law
  • International Economic Law, Trade Law
This fully revised and updated edition of International Investment Law: Text, Cases and Materials remains a complete and concise guide to the law of international investment protection and continues to approach the subject in an intuitive and balanced manner.

New to this edition:
- updates to include numerous new cases
- completely reworked sections on standards of treatment
- new Q&A section to capture practitioner views.

Key Features:
• balance of cases and explanatory comment familiarises students with reading opinions and enables them to grasp the core concepts at stake
• concise – suitable for one-semester course for non-specialists or as a first text for students who will take further specialised courses in the area
• excerpts from the most influential arbitration decisions outline differing interpretations and ensure students don’t learn in a theoretical vacuum
• questions throughout encourage readers to come to their own opinions.

This textbook will be an invaluable teaching and learning tool for students of international investment law and other related disciplines.
Contents: 1. Introduction to the study of international investment law 2. Sources of international investment law 3. Definitions 4. Expropriation 5. Standards of host state behaviour 6. Dispute settlement 7. Investment guarantees: political risk insurance Index