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The international law on foreign investment

Author: M Sornarajah
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2004.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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This book surveys the international law developed to protect foreign investment made by multinational corporations. It assesses the role of multinational corporations in making foreign investments, and considers ways in which misconduct on the part of such corporations in host states could be controlled.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Sornarajah, M.
International law on foreign investment.
Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2004
(DLC) 2005276356
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: M Sornarajah
ISBN: 0511211325 9780511211324 0521837138 9780521837132 0521545560 9780521545563 0511216696 9780511216695 0511213093 9780511213090 0511214901 9780511214905
OCLC Number: 144618490
Description: 1 online resource (xxv, 525 pages)
Contents: COVER; HALF-TITLE; TITLE; COPYRIGHT; DEDICATION; CONTENTS; PREFACE TO THE SECOND EDITION; PREFACE TO THE FIRST EDITION; TABLE OF CASES; ABBREVIATIONS; 1 Introduction; 2 The shaping factors; 3 Controls by the host state; 4 The liability of multinational corporations and home state measures; 5 Bilateral investment treaties; 6 Multilateral instruments on foreign investment; 7 Causes of action: breaches of treatment standards; 8 The taking of foreign property; 9 Takings in violation of foreign investment agreements; 10 Compensation for nationalisation of foreign investments; BIBLIOGRAPHY; INDEX.
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