Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 February 2017

352 Pages

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9780198787112

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Treaty Shopping in International Investment Law

Jorun Baumgartner

International Economic Law Series

  • Explores the practice of treaty shopping, or the strategic change of nationality or the strategic invocation of another nationality with the aim of accessing another investment treaty for purposes of investment arbitration, in order to investigate what challenges this practice poses in 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