International Investment Law for the 21st Century: Essays in Honour of Christoph Schreuer

International Investment Law for the 21st Century: Essays in Honour of Christoph Schreuer

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International Investment Law for the 21st Century: Essays in Honour of Christoph Schreuer by Christina Binder

International investment law has become increasingly prominent in the international legal order, spurred on by the explosion of Bilateral Investment Treaties between States and a sharp rise in international investment disputes. This rise to prominence has however not always been matched by academic reflection on the content of procedure of international investment law and its role within general international law. This volume seeks to remedy this situation by providing careful analysis of every area of international investment law and its relationship with other legal fields.

It is written in honor of one of the leading experts in the field of investment arbitration, Christoph Schreuer. The book explores specific and topical problems of international investment law and practice in a focused way. It also provides a forum for broader theoretical reflections on international investment law and its relation to general international law. The book includes chapters on jurisdictional questions, issues of procedure in investment proceedings, the relationship between investment arbitration and other forms of investment protection, problems of substantive investment law, regional aspects, interfaces between investment law and other areas of law as well as the future of the law of investment protection. Featuring contributions by many of the most prominent scholars and practitioners of investment arbitration, this work should become an indispensable tool for practitioners and academics working in the field.

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ISBN-13: 9780199571345
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication date: 09/19/2009
Pages: 1088
Product dimensions: 6.80(w) x 9.80(h) x 2.00(d)

About the Author

Christina Binder is Assistant Professor of International Law at the University of Vienna. She is author of numerous publications in various fields of international law and comparative law. Christina Binder also works as independent consultant and legal advisor in the field of international law with special focus on international human rights law.
Ursula Kriebaum is Professor of International Law at the University of Vienna, Professorial Lecturer at the Diplomatische Akademie Wien/Vienna School of International Studies (Austria) and at the Summer Legal Studies Program of the Loyola University New Orleans College of Law; legal expert in various investment arbitrations; consultant in international human rights law; associate editor of Transnational Dispute Management.
August Reinisch is Professor of International and European Law at the University of Vienna and Professorial Lecturer at the Bologna Center of SAIS/Johns Hopkins University; Director of the L.L.M. Program in International Legal Studies at the University of Vienna; Member of the ILA Committee on International Law of Foreign Investment; Arbitrator and legal expert in various investment arbitrations; Member of the Panels of Conciliators and of Arbitrators maintained by the International Center for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID); Arbitrator on the In Rem Restitution Panel according to the Austrian General Settlement Fund.
Stephan Wittich is Assistant Professor of International Law at the University of Vienna. He also teaches international law at the Bratislava School of Law and the Diplomatic Academy/Vienna School of International Studies. He is executive editor of the Austrian Review of International and European Law and has published widely in various areas of international law.

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