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Published: 01 December 2016

400 Pages


ISBN: 9780198787112

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Treaty Shopping in International Investment Law

Jorun Baumgartner

International Economic Law Series

  • Explores the practice of treaty shopping (also known as nationality planning or corporate structuring/restructuring) in international investment arbitration, which has been dealt with inconsistently by investment arbitral tribunals
  • Comprehensive and systematic analysis of customary international law, international investment law, and arbitral jurisprudence on the practice of treaty shopping
  • Examines past and current investment treaty drafting practice and makes concrete recommendations for States wishing to curb the possibility of treaty shopping
  • Discusses the role of the principle of good faith (and its manifestations/concretizations) in treaty shopping