Yearbook on International Investment Law & Policy 2018

Yearbook on International Investment Law & Policy 2018


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The Yearbook on International Investment Law & Policy is an annual publication which provides a comprehensive overview of current developments in the international investment law and policy field, focusing on recent trends and issues in foreign direct investment (FDI), investment treaty practice, and investor-state arbitration.

Edited by an Editorial Committee and overseen by an Advisory Board of esteemed global experts in the field of international investment law, the Yearbook is an essential tool for practitioners and academics looking for a resource of timely and authoritative information in this field.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780198853343
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication date: 02/12/2020
Pages: 512
Product dimensions: 9.60(w) x 7.00(h) x 1.40(d)

About the Author

Lisa Sachs, Columbia Center on Sustainable Investment,Lise Johnson, Columbia Center on Sustainable Investment,Jesse Coleman, Columbia Center on Sustainable Investment

Lisa Sachs is the Director of the Columbia Center on Sustainable Investment (CCSI). Since joining CCSI in 2008, she established and now oversees the three areas of focus for CCSI: investments in extractive industries, investments in land and agriculture, and investment law and policy. She specializes in extractive industries, foreign investment, corporate responsibility, and integrated economic development. She received a B.A. in Economics from Harvard University, and earned her J.D. and an M.A. in International Affairs from Columbia University, where she was a James Kent Scholar and recipient of the Parker School Certificate in International and Comparative Law.

Lise Johnson is the Investment Law and Policy Head at the Columbia Center on Sustainable Investment (CCSI). Her work at CCSI centers on analyzing investment treaties and treatybased investor-state arbitrations, and examining the implications those instruments and cases have for host countries' domestic policies and sustainable development strategies. In addition, she concentrates on key institutional and procedural aspects of the investment law framework, including efforts to increase transparency in and legitimacy of investor-state dispute settlement. She has a B.A. from Yale University, J.D. from University of Arizona, LL.M. from Columbia Law School, and is admitted to the bar in California

Jesse Coleman is a legal researcher for the Columbia Center on Sustainable Investment (CCSI). Her work at CCSI focuses on investment law and policy, natural resources, and the intersection between human rights and sustainable development. She received her Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and Bachelor of Laws from Trinity College Dublin, and holds a Master of Law from the University of Cambridge, where she specialized in international law. Her research while at Cambridge focused on the interplay between international human rights law and land-based investment.

Table of Contents

1. Global Investment Trends and Policies at Times of Uncertainty - James X. Zhan
2. Taxation of International Investments: The Shifting Landscape - Jos Antonio Ocampo and Tommaso Faccio
3. Institutional Developments in Investment Law and Policy - Jane Kelsey
4. 2018 Developments in Home State Foreign Direct Investment Policies - Olabisi D. Akinkugbe, Sara L. Seck, and Adebayo Majekolagbe
5. New Developments on Investment Facilitation - Nathalie Bernasconi-Osterwalder and Sofia Bali o
6. Trends and Developments in the Political Risk and Structured Credit Insurance Market 2018 - Julie Martin
7. International Investment Agreements 2018: A Review of Trends and New Approaches - Jesse Coleman, Lise J. Johnson, Nathan Lobel, and Lisa E. Sachs
8. Recent Developments in ISDS: Jurisdiction and Admissibility-Procedure and Conduct - Catharine Titi
9. Developments in Investment Treaty Arbitration in 2018 - Jarrod Hepburn
10. Environment and Environmental Protection - Kyla Tienhaara
11. Investment, ISDS, and Intellectual Property: 2018 - Susan K. Sell
12. Recent Legal and Policy Developments Regarding the Interactions between Foreign Investment and Trade - Maria Laura Marceddu and Federico Ortino
13. Investor-state Arbitration in the Extractive Industries 2018 - Zoe Phillips Williams
14. Land in International Investment Law and Dispute Settlement: Developments in 2018 - Thierry Berger and Lorenzo Cotula
15. Climate Change and the International Investment Regime: A Year in Review - Rachel Denae Thrasher
16. International Investment Law and Policy: Overview of 2018 Developments in Africa - Mouhamadou Madana Kane
17. Developments in International Investment Law in Asia in 2018: CPTPP, New BIT Programmes, and Human Rights in Investment
Arbitral Jurisprudence - Diane A. Desierto
18. Developments in International Investment Law and Policy in the European Union - Catharine Titi
19. Trends in Investment Law and Policy in Latin America - Facundo P rez-Aznar
20. North American Investment Law and Policy: 2018 - Manuel P rez-Rocha
21. Missing in Action: General Public Policy Exceptions in Investment Treaties - Wolfgang Alschner and Kun Hui
22. The Great Asymmetry and the Rule of Law in International Investment Arbitration - Alessandra Arcuri
23. Policy Space for Jobs and Clean Energy: Trade, Investment Rules, and Local Content Requirements in Renewable Energy Policies - Rachel Denae Thrasher
24. International Investment Law and State-owned Entities: Recurrent Key Issues and Future Directions - Mihaela Maria Barnes
25. Obligations, Control, and Further Training - Iina Tornberg

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