Yearbook on International Investment Law & Policy 2009-2010
Karl P. Sauvant
Table of Contents
Foreword by W. Michael Reisman
Preface by the Editorial Committee
1. Recent trends and issues in foreign direct investment, 2008/2009
Persephone Economou and Karl P. Sauvant
2. Trends in international investment agreements, 2008/2009: Review of the model bilateral investment treaties of Norway, South Africa and the United States
3. International investment law and arbitration: 2008/2009 in review
Ian A. Laird, Borzu Sabahi, Frédéric G. Sourgens and Sobia Haque
4. Using dynamic petroleum contract clauses to manage risk in volatile markets
Erlend Bakken and Tonje P. Gormley
5. Pren Nreka v. Czech Republic. The notion of investment under bilateral investment treaties: Does investment really mean "every kind of asset"?
6. The 2006 procedural and transparency-related amendments to the ICSID Arbitration Rules: model intentions, moderate proposals, and modest returns
Jarrod Wong and Jason Yackee
7. Has the time come for an ICSID code of ethics for counsel?
Carolyn B. Lamm, Chiara Giorgetti and Hansel T. Pham
8. Testing the procedural limits of the ICSID annulment regime in cases against Argentina
Maria Vicien-Milburn and Yulia Andreeva
9. A proposed set of arbitration rules for weaker players in investor-state arbitration
10. The Lisbon Treaty and the expansion of EU competence over foreign direct investment and the implications for investor-state arbitration
Armand de Mestral
11. Latent grounds in investor-state arbitration: Do international investment agreements provide a new means to enforce intellectual property rights?
Christopher S. Gibson
12. Property rights for foreign capital: sovereign debt and private direct investment in times of crisis
Louis T. Wells
13. Emergency measures and international investment law: how far can states go?
Anne van Aaken and Jürgen Kurtz
14. The importance of BITs for foreign direct investment and political risk insurance: revisiting the evidence
Lauge Skovgaard Poulsen
15. Investment treaties through a different lens: a new global regime?
Jeswald W. Salacuse
16. Toward normlessness: the ravage and retreat of neo-liberalism in international investment law
Special Section: Winning memorials from the 2009 foreign direct investment international moot competition (FDI Moot):
Memorandum for Claimant: King's College London
Memorandum for Respondent: Murdoch University