CPTPP and the Tale of Two Tigers: How May the Ratification of the CPTPP Affect Malaysia's International Investment Regime?
Article from: TDM 5 (2019), in Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP)
In the present article, the authors will first provide an overview of the Malaysian international investment regime. They will then review the scope of application, the standards of protection and ISDS provisions under (i) the CPTPP and (ii) the Malaysian investment treaties with other CPTPP member-States to understand how ratification of the CPTPP would affect Malaysia's international investment regime (Part B). Thereafter, the authors will discuss how the CPTPP and related instruments (such as side letters) attempt to address the overlap with bilateral and regional investment treaties ...