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Standards of Investment Protection

August Reinisch


This book examines the standards of treatment demanded by host states, which form the basis of contemporary international investment protection. It analyses the core standards commonly contained in bilateral and multilateral investment treaties, including ‘fair and equitable treatment’, ‘full protection and security’, and the non-discrimination standards. The burgeoning case law before arbitral tribunals has exercised a huge influence on how these standards are interpreted in practice. The essays in this volume, by leading practitioners and scholars in the field of investment arbitration, anal ... More

Keywords: investment protection, investment treaties, non-discrimination standards, case law, investment arbitration

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2008 Print ISBN-13: 9780199547432
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: March 2012 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199547432.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

August Reinisch, editor
Professor of Public International Law and EC Law at the University of Vienna