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The International Law on Foreign Investment [electronic resource].

By: Material type: Computer fileComputer filePublisher number: 9780521763271Publication details: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2010.Edition: 3rd edISBN:
  • 9780511727627
Subject(s): Genre/Form: Additional physical formats: Print version:: The International Law on Foreign InvestmentDDC classification:
  • 346.092
LOC classification:
  • K3830.4
Online resources:
Contents:
Cover; Half-title; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Preface to the third edition; Preface to the second edition; Preface to the first edition; Table of cases; Abbreviations; 1 Introduction; 1. The definition of foreign investment; 1.1 The distinction between portfolio investment and foreign direct investment; 1.2 Definition of foreign investment in investment treaties; 1.3 The evolution of the meaning of the term 'investment'; 2. The history of the international law on foreign investment; 2.1 The colonial period; 2.2 The post-colonial period; 3. An outline of the book
1. Obligations of multinational corporations
1.2 Guarantees relating to dispute settlement1.3 Tax and non-tax incentives to foreign investors; 1.4 Screening of foreign investment entry; 1.5 Requirements of local collaboration; 1.6 Capitalisation requirements; 1.7 Requirements relating to environmental protection; 1.8 Requirements relating to export targets; 1.9 Requirements relating to local equity; 1.10 Other requirements; 1.11 Regulation and expropriation; 2. New forms of foreign investment; 2.1 The joint venture; 2.2 The production-sharing agreement; 3. Constraints on control: customary international law
2 The shaping factors1. The historical setting; 1.1 State responsibility for injuries to aliens; 1.1.1 The natural resources sector; 1.1.2 The plantation sector; 1.1.3 The manufacturing sector; 1.1.4 The financial sector; 1.1.5 Intellectual property; 2. Conflicting economic theories on foreign investment; 2.1 The classical theory on foreign investment; 2.2 The dependency theory; 2.3 The middle path; 3. Actors in the field of foreign investment; 3.1 The multinational corporation; 3.2 State corporations; 3.3 International institutions; 3.4 Nonovernmental organisations; 3.5 Other actors
3.1 State responsibility for injuries to aliens3.2 The conflict between the United States and Latin American states; 3.3 The content of the international minimum standard; 3.4 State responsibility and developing states; 3.5 The 'noble synthesis'; 3.6 Damage to property in the course of civil disturbances; 3.7 Validity of conditions on foreign investment; 3.7.1 Regulations on screening of foreign investments; 3.7.2 Local equity requirements; 3.7.3 Export requirements; 4. Conclusion; 4 The liability of multinational corporations and home state measures
3.6 Sovereign wealth funds4. Risks in foreign investment; 4.1 Ideological hostility; 4.2 Nationalism; 4.3 Ethnicity as a factor; 4.4 Changes in industry patterns; 4.5 Contracts made by previous regimes; 4.6 Onerous contracts; 4.7 Regulation of the economy; 4.8 Human rights and environmental concerns; 4.9 The lawndrder situation; 5. Sources of the international law on foreign investment; 5.1 Treaties; 5.2 Custom; 5.3 General principles of law; 5.4 Judicial decisions; 3 Controls by the host state; 1. Regulation of entry; 1.1 Guarantees against expropriation
Summary: Thought-provoking and authoritative text on this fast moving field of international law.
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Cover; Half-title; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Preface to the third edition; Preface to the second edition; Preface to the first edition; Table of cases; Abbreviations; 1 Introduction; 1. The definition of foreign investment; 1.1 The distinction between portfolio investment and foreign direct investment; 1.2 Definition of foreign investment in investment treaties; 1.3 The evolution of the meaning of the term 'investment'; 2. The history of the international law on foreign investment; 2.1 The colonial period; 2.2 The post-colonial period; 3. An outline of the book

1. Obligations of multinational corporations

1.2 Guarantees relating to dispute settlement1.3 Tax and non-tax incentives to foreign investors; 1.4 Screening of foreign investment entry; 1.5 Requirements of local collaboration; 1.6 Capitalisation requirements; 1.7 Requirements relating to environmental protection; 1.8 Requirements relating to export targets; 1.9 Requirements relating to local equity; 1.10 Other requirements; 1.11 Regulation and expropriation; 2. New forms of foreign investment; 2.1 The joint venture; 2.2 The production-sharing agreement; 3. Constraints on control: customary international law

2 The shaping factors1. The historical setting; 1.1 State responsibility for injuries to aliens; 1.1.1 The natural resources sector; 1.1.2 The plantation sector; 1.1.3 The manufacturing sector; 1.1.4 The financial sector; 1.1.5 Intellectual property; 2. Conflicting economic theories on foreign investment; 2.1 The classical theory on foreign investment; 2.2 The dependency theory; 2.3 The middle path; 3. Actors in the field of foreign investment; 3.1 The multinational corporation; 3.2 State corporations; 3.3 International institutions; 3.4 Nonovernmental organisations; 3.5 Other actors

3.1 State responsibility for injuries to aliens3.2 The conflict between the United States and Latin American states; 3.3 The content of the international minimum standard; 3.4 State responsibility and developing states; 3.5 The 'noble synthesis'; 3.6 Damage to property in the course of civil disturbances; 3.7 Validity of conditions on foreign investment; 3.7.1 Regulations on screening of foreign investments; 3.7.2 Local equity requirements; 3.7.3 Export requirements; 4. Conclusion; 4 The liability of multinational corporations and home state measures

3.6 Sovereign wealth funds4. Risks in foreign investment; 4.1 Ideological hostility; 4.2 Nationalism; 4.3 Ethnicity as a factor; 4.4 Changes in industry patterns; 4.5 Contracts made by previous regimes; 4.6 Onerous contracts; 4.7 Regulation of the economy; 4.8 Human rights and environmental concerns; 4.9 The lawndrder situation; 5. Sources of the international law on foreign investment; 5.1 Treaties; 5.2 Custom; 5.3 General principles of law; 5.4 Judicial decisions; 3 Controls by the host state; 1. Regulation of entry; 1.1 Guarantees against expropriation

Thought-provoking and authoritative text on this fast moving field of international law.