International Investment Law and Comparative Public Law - An Introduction
Article from: TDM 1 (2011), in International Law
International investment law enjoys growing practical as well as scholarly attention. With mounting numbers of investment treaties and investment treaty arbitration, international law scholars, legal practitioners, civil society, investment law policy-makers, international organizations, and investment treaty negotiators increasingly focus their interest on and also direct criticism against this field of international law. At the same time, international investment law has not yet received sufficient theoretical attention and, therefore, is often not well-equipped to counter such ...