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The EU investment court system. A viable reform initiative?


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Title: The EU investment court system. A viable reform initiative?
Authors: Lenk, Hannes
E-mail: hannes.lenk@law.gu.se
Issue Date: 21-Aug-2019
University: Göteborgs universitet. Handelshögskolan
Institution: Department of Law ; Juridiska institutionen
Date of Defence: 2019-09-20
Disputation: Fredagen, 20 september 2019, kl. 10.00, SKF salen, Handelshögskolan, Vasagatan 1
Degree: Doctor of Laws
Publication type: Doctoral thesis
Series/Report no.: Juridiska institutionens skriftserie
Skrift 032
Keywords: EU external relations law
investor-state
arbitration
legitimacy
investment court
ISDS refom
principle of autonomy
foreign direct investment
Abstract: This thesis studies the Investment Court System - the EU’s response to the backlash against investor-state arbitration, and its contribution to the ongoing multilateral reform initiative in UNCITRAL. It includes, on the one hand, an investigation of the EU legal framework governing the conclusion of agreements with third countries that feature the Investment Court System, and examines, on the other hand, whether this permanent and court-like structure addresses common concerns over the legitimac... more
ISBN: 978-91-87869-20-4
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2077/60266
Appears in Collections:Doctoral Theses from University of Gothenburg / Doktorsavhandlingar från Göteborgs universitet
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