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ILO L232: International Investment Law

Course Description

This seminar examines the laws, policies, and legal institutions influencing cross-border investments, with special emphasis on emerging markets and developing nations. It studies the nature of international investment and multinational investors, the international legal framework for international investment with particular emphasis on rapidly evolving treaty law, such as bilateral investment treaties (BITs), NAFTA, and the Energy Charter Treaty, as well as arbitration and judicial decisions applying them. It also considers national regulatory frameworks for foreign investment, the contractual and legal mechanisms for structuring, financing, and protecting international investments, and methods for settling investment dispute.

Course faculty: Jeswald Salacuse
Course duration: Full semester
Credits/Units: 3.0

Fall 2019

Faculty: Jeswald Salacuse
Room: Cabot 205
Day(s): Wednesday
Time: 3:20 pm - 5:20 pm
SIS number: 84462

Final Exam

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Spring 2021

Faculty: Jeswald Salacuse
Room: Cabot 205
Day(s): Tuesday
Time: 3:20 pm - 5:20 pm

Final Exam

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