Performance Requirements And Investment Incentives Under International Economic Law

Author: David Collins
Publisher: Edward Elgar Publishing
ISBN: 1784712043
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Generally speaking, investment-promotion provisions in IIAs tend to involve a
combination of measures aimed at improving the host state's regulatory
framework by making it more transparent and efficient in order to reduce the costs
borne by ... widely viewed as less transparent and less clearly defined than those
instigated by host states seeking to attract 30 UNCTAD, 'Investment Promotion
Provisions in International Investment Agreements' (United Nations, New York
and Geneva, ...

Yearbook On International Investment Law And Policy 2012 2013

Author: Andrea K. Bjorklund
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 0199386323
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imPlicationS FoR comPEtitivE nEutRalitY In the past, governments viewed HCMs
favorably, seeing them as another means of encouraging the flow of capital into
emerging markets and contributing to their economic development.404 A decade
ago, UNCTAD even called for the incorporation of HCMs in international
investment agreements and put forward “a few of the ways in which the
consideration of HCMs might enter into discussions on IIA issues, including
policy options ...

International Investment Agreements

Author: United Nations Conference on Trade and Development
Publisher: United Nations Publications
ISBN:
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This is part of a three-set volume bringing together the series of papers published by UNCTAD on key issues in international investment agreements.

Arbitration Under International Investment Agreements

Author: Katia Yannaca-Small
Publisher: Oxford University Press on Demand
ISBN: 0195340698
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This provision has been incorporated into the United States' Free Trade
Agreements (FTAs) with Singapore,46 Chile,47 the Dominican Republic and
CAFTA nations,48 and Morocco,49 and its BITs with Uruguay50 and Rwanda.51
The Canada Model Foreign Investment Promotion and Protection Agreement (
FIPA) likewise contains a provision for disclosure of documents. That instrument
provides that “[a]ll documents submitted to, or issued by, the tribunal shall be
publicly available, ...

Improving International Investment Agreements

Author: Armand L. C. De Mestral
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 0415671973
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comparison to only a few of the 269 BITs, embody provisions on social issues
such as environment or labor.70 Recent TIAs appear to be following this trend,71
thus suggesting that this format is particularly suited to promoting broader policy
objectives over and above a pure trade or investment agenda. The current trend,
therefore, adds an interesting dimension to the efficiency discourse of investment
treaties. The efficiency of concluding an investment agreement to promote and ...

Public Policy In International Economic Law

Author: Diane Desierto
Publisher: OUP Oxford
ISBN: 0191026484
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1–43. 285 UN Principles of Responsible Investment, at <http://www.unpri.org/
aboutpri/thesixprinciples/> (last accessed May 20, 2014). 286 See Equator
Principles, June 2013, at <http://www.equatorprinciples.com/resources/
equator_principles_III.pdf> (last accessed May 20, 2014). 287 UN
CONFERENCE ON TRADE AND DEVELOPMENT (UNCTAD), INVESTMENT
PROMOTION PROVISIONS IN INTERNATIONAL INVESTMENT AGREEMENTS (
UNCTAD, 2008), at p. 1. 288 See for ...