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Human Rights in International Investment Law and Arbitration
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Human Rights in International Investment Law and Arbitration

Pierre-Marie Dupuy, Ernst-Ulrich Petersmann, and Francesco Francioni

Abstract

The book offers a systematic analysis of the interaction between international investment law, investment arbitration, and human rights, such as the role of national and international courts, investor-state arbitral tribunals and alternative jurisdictions, the risks of legal and jurisdictional fragmentation, the human rights dimensions of investment law and arbitration, and the relationships of substantive and procedural ‘principles of justice’ to international investment law. Part I summarizes the main conclusions of the twenty-four book chapters and places them into the broader context of ‘p ... More

Keywords: international investment law, investment arbitration, human rights, national courts, international courts, legal fragmentation, jurisdictional fragmentation, principles of justice

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2009 Print ISBN-13: 9780199578184
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: February 2010 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199578184.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Pierre-Marie Dupuy, editor
Professor of Public International Law, Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies in Geneva

Ernst-Ulrich Petersmann, editor
Professor of International and European Law and Head of the Law Department, European University Institute, Florence

Francesco Francioni, editor
Professor of International Law and Human Rights, European University Institute, Florence
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Contents

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Part I INTRODUCTION AND SUMMARY OF THE BOOK

PART II IS THERE A ROLE FOR HUMAN RIGHTS IN INVESTOR-STATE ARBITRATION AND INTERNATIONAL ECONOMIC ADJUDICATION?

Part III JUDICIAL ‘BALANCING’ OF ECONOMIC LAW AND HUMAN RIGHTS IN REGIONAL COURTS

Part IV CASE STUDIES ON PROTECTION STANDARDS AND SPECIFIC HUMAN RIGHTS IN INVESTOR-STATE ARBITRATION

End Matter