Chapter

The Framework of Investment Protection: The Content of BITs *

Peter Muchlinski

in The Effect of Treaties on Foreign Direct Investment

Published in print April 2009 | ISBN: 9780195388534
Published online May 2009 | e-ISBN: 9780199855322 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195388534.003.0002
 The Framework of Investment Protection: The Content of BITs *

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This chapter presents an overview of the most common provisions found in International Investment Agreements (IIAs), focusing on bilateral investment treaties (BITs), as they represent the most common type of IIA. These provisions include the preamble, provisions defining the scope of application of the treaty, standards of treatment, and dispute settlement clauses.

Keywords: provisions; bilateral investment treaties; international investment agreements; foreign direct investment; investment agreements

Chapter.  17622 words. 

Subjects: Public International Law

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