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TitleForeign Investment Under the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) [electronic resource] / edited by Makane Moïse Mbengue, Stefanie Schacherer
ImprintCham : Springer International Publishing : Imprint: Springer, 2019
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Descript XIV, 361 p. online resource


This book analyzes the investment chapter of a new type of trade agreement between Canada and the European Union to help readers gain a better understanding of this mega-regional deal, which includes foreign investment protection. It first provides background information on the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA), particularly focusing on the chapter on foreign investment, including the rules on the entry of investments, their protection and the stringent dispute settlement mechanism. It goes on to explore whether these provisions are a further step toward reforming the current international investment law regime. It also examines the highly innovative part of the agreement: the inclusion of crosscutting issues, such as sustainable development. In addition, it examines the CETA investment chapter from the perspective of non-contracting parties, including Africa, Asia and Latin America. The book is of interest to academics and students in the field of international investment law. It is also an essential resource for government legal advisers, policymakers, business practitioners, and others dealing with international investment law


1. CETA and the Debate on the Reform of the Investment Regime -- 2. The Notion of Investment -- 3. National Treatment -- 4. Most Favoured Nation Treatment -- 5. Fair and Equitable Treatment -- 6. Expropriation -- 7. The Right to Regulate -- 8. Resolution of Investment Disputes -- 9. The CETA Investment Chapter and Sustainable Development: Interpretive Issues -- 10. An African view on the CETA Investment Chapter -- 11. An Asian view on the CETA Investment Chapter -- 12. A Latin American view on the CETA Investment Chapter -- 13. CETA and Investment: What is it About and What lies Beyond?

International relations International economics International Economic Law Trade Law. International Relations. International Economics. Sources and Subjects of International Law International Organizations.


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