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Published: 21 March 2013

344 Pages


ISBN: 9780199656950

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Applicable Law in Investor-State Arbitration

The Interplay Between National and International Law

Hege Elisabeth Kjos

Oxford Monographs in International Law

  • This is an open access title available under the terms of a CC BY-NC-ND 3.0 International licence
  • Provides a detailed analysis of the substantive applicable law in investor-state arbitration
  • Critically assesses the theoretical background and practice of arbitral tribunals on conflicts-of-laws issues
  • Offers a full overview of the factors that influence whether national or international law is applied, and the ways in which the other body of law may still indirectly apply to each case
  • Sets out balanced conclusions to the controversial topic of investor rights versus host state sovereignty