9780199685387

The Foundations of International Investment Law Bringing Theory into Practice

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    9780199685387

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    019968538X

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 7/1/2014
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press
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Author Biography


Zachary Douglas, Associate Professor of International Law, Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies, Geneva; barrister, Matrix Chambers,Joost Pauwelyn, Professor of International Law and Co-Director of the Centre for Trade and Economic Integration, Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies, Geneva,Jorge E. Vinuales, Assistant Professor of Public International Law and Pictet Chair in International Environmental Law, Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies, Geneva

Zachary Douglas is Associate Professor of International Law at the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies in Geneva and a barrister at Matrix Chambers.

Joost Pauwelyn is Professor of International Law at the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies in Geneva. He is also Co-Director of the Centre for Trade and Economic Integration (CTEI) and Senior Advisor with the law firm of King & Spalding LLP.

Jorge E. Vinuales is Assistant Professor of Public International Law and Pictet Chair in International Environmental Law at the Graduate Institute.

Table of Contents


Introduction, Zachary Douglas, Joost Pauwelyn, and Jorge E. Vinuales
Part I: The place of investment law among international regimes
1. The nature of investment disciplines, Ursula Kriebaum
2. Historical, economic, and political rationale and context, Joost Pauwelyn
3. The sociology of international investment law, Moshe Hirsh
4. Differences in regime architecture: trade vs. investment, Mark Wu
Part II: Conceptual foundations of investment law
5. Sources of investment law, Florian Grisel
6. The function of investment arbitration, Thomas Schultz
7. Dissecting sovereignty, Jorge E. Vinuales
8. Concepts of property, Zachary Douglas
Part III: Managing regime stress within investment law
9. Analogies, Anthea Roberts
10. Balancing different interests, Alex Mills
11. Differentiation, Julie Maupin
12. Normative interactions, Jurgen Kurtz
13. Harmonising substantive law, Stephan Schill
14. Control systems, Robert Sloan
15. Coordinating adjudication processes, Michael Waibel
Conclusions, Zachary Douglas, Joost Pauwelyn, and Jorge E. Vinuales

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