investment treaties

Anthea Roberts masterclass: the investment treaty system - claims and controversies

Since the 1990s, an investment treaty system has emerged that is based on thousands of bilateral investment treaties and free trade agreements and hundreds of investor-state arbitrations.

While investment treaties used to be an obscure part of the international legal framework, they are now taking on a more prominent role given the focus on mega-regional agreements like the TPP, TTIP and RCEP.

Recalibrating interpretive authority

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Roberts, Anthea

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Journal article

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This paper is also available in Mandarin via the Columbia website.

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Roberts, Anthea. 2014. ‘Recalibrating interpretative authority’, Columbia FDI Perspectives, Vol. 113.


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