Sovereign Wealth Funds, Foreign Investment Policies and International Investment Law - A Comment on Compatibility
Article from: TDM 4 (2010), in China
This comment adopts a case study approach. It elaborates whether, and if so, to what extent, the equity investments of China Investment Corporation (CIC) are under the protection of Chinese Bilateral Investment Treaties (BIT) and what effect, if any, does government ownership and control have on the scope of protection. As Chinese BITs follow most international investment agreements (IIA) by generally referring to the International Centre for the Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICISD, the Centre) as a forum for investor-state dispute settlement, the Centre's jurisdictional ...