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Multilateral Approaches to Investment: The Way Forward

Rainer Geiger

in The Evolving International Investment Regime

Published in print April 2011 | ISBN: 9780199793624
Published online May 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199895205 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199793624.003.0012
Multilateral Approaches to Investment: The Way Forward

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This chapter presents the case for a new multilateral approach to international investment law. It demonstrates the main reasons for moving forward, draws lessons from past failures, and puts forward proposals. Specifically, it advocates a new paradigm for investment (which includes a comprehensive set of supporting policies), greater policy coherence, and the creation of stability and trust through a new generation of international agreements and responsible conduct by investors.

Keywords: international investment law; multilateral approach; foreign direct investment; investment policy

Chapter.  9157 words. 

Subjects: Public International Law

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