JEM129 - Introduction to International Investment Protection

Credit: 4
Status: CSF - elective
ET - elective
F,FM and B - elective
Masters - all
MEF - elective
Semester - summer
Course supervisors: Mgr. Ondřej Sekanina LL.M.
Course homepage: JEM129
Literature: • McLachlan et al.: International Investment Arbitration, Oxford University Press 2007
• Dolzer, Schreuer: Principles of International Investment Law, Oxford University Press 2008
• Muchlinsky (ed.): The Oxford Handbook of International Investment Law, Oxford University Press 2008
• Šturma: Mezinárodní dohody o ochraně investic a řešení sporů, Linde 2008
Description: .The purpose of this course is to introduce students to the regime of international protection of investments. The course will focus on (i) the standards of investment protection commonly encountered in bilateral investment treaties; (ii) the functioning of investment arbitrations in which foreign investors bring claims against host states (with emphasis on arbitrations brought before the International Center for Settlement of Investment Disputes); (iii) analysis of important arbitral awards that demonstrate the basic features of investment protection; and (iv) the broader context of investment protection, such as its relevance for the economic development of host countries.




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