A U.S.-China BIT - Resolution of Investment Disputes in the Context of Transparency Issues
Article from: TDM 1 (2015), in The Pacific Rim and International Economic Law: Opportunities and Risks of the Pacific Century
[Added to special: March 2015] Transparency has become of high relevance when it comes to investment disputes. Specifically, it's very important for creation of social legitimacy for Investor-State dispute settlement system, which has been debated a lot in the last period. Taking into account that international investment law shapes and develops under the influence of interrelations in international business community, this paper focuses on reassessment of power relations in the world's economy, the impact that world's largest economies might have on international trade and foreign ...