International Investment Arbitration: Winning, Losing and Why
Article from: TDM 1 (2010), in Empirical and Statistical Analysis of Investment Disputes
We know several things about foreign investment. First, foreign investment matters, reaching US$1.7 trillion in 2008. Second, we know that foreign investors have new international law rights to protect their economic interests. Third, we know that those rights are now being used. So since we now know that the international legal risk is not illusory, the real questions are: who wins, who loses and why?