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Shifting Paradigms in International Investment Law: More Balanced, Less Isolated, Increasingly Diversified

Steffen Hindelang and Markus Krajewski

Abstract

In the midst of the current turbulent state of international investment law—one of ‘transition’—the fundamental paradigms underpinning the field are increasingly giving way to new ones of a more complex, heterogeneous, or ambiguous nature. Once preoccupied with the protection of private property against political risk, with the economic interests of individual investors of paramount importance to the system, investment law is facing a profound, long-term recalibration towards a more balanced, less isolated, and increasingly diversified regime with regard to regulatory approaches. These new com ... More

Keywords: Right to regulate, general public international law, international investment law, investor–State dispute settlement, UNCTAD, sustainable development, Investment Policy Framework for Sustainable Development

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Print publication date: 2016 Print ISBN-13: 9780198738428
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: April 2016 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198738428.001.0001

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Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Steffen Hindelang, editor
Associate Professor of Constitutional and Administrative Law, Free University Berlin

Markus Krajewski, editor
Professor of Public Law and International Law, University of Erlangen-Nuremberg

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Conclusion and Outlook

Steffen Hindelang and Markus Krajewski

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