Introduction: Interrelationship of Standards

Christoph Schreuer

in Standards of Investment Protection

Published in print September 2008 | ISBN: 9780199547432
Published online March 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780191701467 | DOI:
Introduction: Interrelationship of Standards

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This introductory chapter explains the coverage of this book, which is about the standards for protection of international investment. This book examines the interrelationships among different investment protection standards and the protection of investors from arbitrary and unreasonable measures. It discusses the most-favoured-nation (MFN) clauses in bilateral investment treaties, the legality of expropriation and the guarantees of money transfers in and out of the host state.

Keywords: investment protection; international investment; investment treaties; most-favoured-nation; expropriation; money transfer

Chapter.  3247 words. 

Subjects: Public International Law

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