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The expropriation of environmental governance : protecting foreign investors at the expense of public policy

Author: Kyla Susanne Tienhaara
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Recent years have seen an explosive increase in investor-state disputes resolved in international arbitration. This is significant not only in terms of the number of disputes that have arisen and the number of states that have been involved, but also in terms of the novel types of dispute that have emerged. Traditionally, investor-state disputes resulted from straightforward incidences of nationalization or breach  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kyla Susanne Tienhaara
ISBN: 9780521114875 052111487X
OCLC Number: 489019370
Description: xi, 327 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Concepts and methods --
Foreign investment and the environment --
The institution of investment protection --
International investment agreements --
Foreign investment contracts --
International investment arbitration --
Investor-state disputes --
The threat of arbitration --
Conclusions.
Responsibility: Kyla Tienhaara.

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Are legal agreements designed to protect the interests of foreign investors compromising the ability of governments to protect the environment?  Read more...

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'... fascinating account ... adds considerable depth to our understanding ... environmental lawyers should celebrate its publication.' Environmental Liability

 
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