The EU-China Bilateral Comprehensive Agreement on Investment (CAI) and the EU Principle of Effective Judicial Protection: Challenges Ahead
Article from: TDM 6 (2020), in State-Controlled Entities
This article discusses the issue of investment arbitration within the context of the EU-China Bilateral Comprehensive Agreement on Investment (CAI) and its implications for the protection of the rights of EU investors. The study focusses mainly on the role and status of Chinese state-owned enterprises (SOEs) in China's system of governance and economic model to explain the approach of the Chinese government to investor-state dispute settlement (ISDS) mechanisms in the bilateral investment treaties (BITs). Notably, China's socialist market economy is not intended to be an economy free of ...