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Handbook of International Investment Law and Policy

Editors: Chaisse, Julien, Choukroune, Leïla, Jusoh, Sufian (Eds.)

  • Provides an unprecedented range of authoritative and original chapters from leading world experts in international investment law and policy
  • Critically examines the interactions between international investment law and a large number of other international law domains
  • Serves as an essential resource for all interested in the broad relationship between investment law and other legal fields
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The Handbook of International Investment Law and Policy is a one-stop reference source. This Handbook covers the main conceptual questions in a logical, scholarly yet easy to comprehend manner. It is based on a truly global vision insisting particularly on Global South related issues and developments. In this respect, the Handbook of International Investment Law and Policy provides an excellent modern treatment of international investment law which is one of the fastest growing areas of international economic law.

Professor Julien Chaisse, Professor Leïla Choukroune, and Professor Sufian Jusoh are the editors-in-chief of the Handbook of International Investment Law and Policy, a 1,500-page reference book, which is anticipated becoming one of the most influenced reference books in the international economic law areas.

This Handbook is a highly comprehensive set of four volumes of original materials designed to cover all facets of international investment law and policy. The chapters, written by world-leading experts, explore key ideas and debates in relation to: international investment substantive law (Volume I), Investor-state dispute settlement (Volume II); interaction between international investment law and other fields of international law (Volume III); and, the new trends and challenges for international investment law (Volume IV).

The Handbook will feature more than 80 contributions from leading experts (academics, lawyers, government officials), including Vivienne Bath, M. Sornarajah, Mélida Hodgson, Rahul Donde, Roberto Echandi, Andrew Mitchell, Ernst-Ulrich Petersmann, Christina L. Beharry, Krista Nadakavukaren Schefer, Leon Trakman, Prabhash Ranjan, Emmanuel Jacomy, Mariel Dimsey, Stavros Brekoulakis, Romesh Weeramantry, Nathalie Bernasconi-Osterwalder, David Collins, Damilola S. Olawuyi, Katia Fach Gomez, Jaemin Lee, Alejandro Carballo-Leyda, Patrick W. Pearsall, Mark Feldman, Surya Deva, Luke Nottage, Rafael Leal-Arcas, James Nedumpara, Rodrigo Polanco, etc.

This Handbook will be an essential reference tool for students and scholars of international economic law. Policy makers and researchers alike will find the Handbook of International Investment Law and Policy useful for years to come.

About the authors

Julien Chaisse is Professor at the City University of Hong Kong, School of Law. He is a globally recognized authority on the intersection between international economic law (trade, investment, and tax), international dispute resolution, and the transnational law of globalization. His scholarship, which includes a dozen books and over 60 articles and book chapters, has created an enduring presence in the academic space and has even been cited by international courts/tribunals, as well as U.S. Courts. In 2021, Dr. Chaisse was awarded the prestigious Smit-Lowenfeld Prize of the International Arbitration Club of New York for the best article published in the field of international arbitration. As a leading scholar in the field of international economic law, Dr. Chaisse sits on the editorial board of several high-impact international journals and he is currently a Joint Editor-in-Chief of the Asia Pacific Law Review. Teaching in Europe and Asia-Pacific for almost 20 years, he has advised and mentored 3 dozen students, and lectured in more than a dozen graduate and undergraduate courses. Dr. Chaisse is an experienced arbitrator and he adjudicated on more than 20 cases (some of which have been cited and discussed in the international press). He is also frequently called upon to appear as expert witness on arbitration law issues in international arbitration proceedings or enforcement actions before domestic courts. Dr. Chaisse also is a sought-after consultant/expert to international organizations, governments, law firms, and private investors. He has advised international organizations and governments on private and public international law issues (including concessions contracts, special economic zones, investment structuring, state and international organization immunities, and WTO accession) and assisted with the drafting of legislation in Austria, Azerbaijan, Canada, Ivory Coast, France, Georgia, Mongolia, Morocco, Pakistan, and Vietnam. Prior to joining City University School of Law, Dr. Chaisse taught at the Chinese University of Hong Kong (2009-2019) where he served as research centre director and PhD & MPhil Program director. He earlier worked as deputy head of the team analysing the rules for multilateral trade and investment agreements at the World Trade Institute (Switzerland, 2006-2009), lecturer at elite school Sciences Po Aix (France, 2004-2006), and as junior lawyer for the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs in New Delhi (Embassy of France in India, 2001-2004).

Leïla Choukroune is Professor of International Law and Director of the University of Portsmouth Thematic Area in Democratic Citizenship. Her research focuses on the interactions between international trade and investment law, human rights, development studies, jurisprudence and social theory. For the past 20 years, it has been applied to the Global South in India, South Asia, China and East Africa in particular. Professor Leïla Choukroune has published numerous scientific articles, book chapters and Journals special issues in English, French, Spanish or Chinese and authored more than 10 books, including recently, Judging the State in International Trade and Investment Law (2016), Exploring Indian Modernities (2018), Adjudicating Businesses in India, (2021), International Economic Law, (2021). She is the Editor of the Springer book series International Law and the Global South (https://www.springer.com/series/13447?detailsPage=titles-) ; and the Routledge book series in Human Rights, Citizenship and the Law (https://www.routledge.com/Studies-in-Citizenship-Human-Rights-and-the-Law/book-series/HRLCITIZENSHIP). She is also Associate Editor of the Manchester Journal of International Economic Law https://www.electronicpublications.org/catalogue.php?id=48#board and Member of the Editorial Boards of the leading peer reviewed Journals China Perspectives and Perspectives Chinoises. She is currently working on the creation of a new Journal in International Law and Development with a Global South orientation. She regularly publishes in the global media and has given a large number of interviews about her research and its impact. Together with Professor James Nedumpara, she is the co-Chair of the South Asia International Economic Law Network (SAIELN) a learned society, which endeavours to foster research and publication in international economic law. She has taught all disciplines of international law to graduate and post-graduate students as well as specialized executive courses and programmes in Europe, Asia and Africa. She has also supervised and mentored a very large number of students at the master and PhD levels. Professor Leïla Choukroune is regularly solicited as an independent expert on international economic law and business and human rights issues. She has been independent adviser to the International Federation of Human Rights (FIDH) and a Member of the French National Books Commission (CNL). She is Officer of “l’Ordre du mérité” (Knight of the Order of Merit - conferred by the French government). Before joining the University of Portsmouth, she was Director of the Centre for Social Sciences and Humanities (CSH), a research unit of the CNRS based in New Delhi (India), Associate Professor at the Law Faculty of Maastricht University (Netherlands); Deputy Director of the Institute for Globalization and International Regulation (IGIR) and Director of the Advanced Master in international economic law (Maastricht University); Assistant Professor at HEC Paris, Consultant for the OECD, Lecturer at Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne and Researcher at the French Centre for Research on Contemporary China (CEFC) a unit of the CNRS in Hong Kong. Professor Leïla Choukroune holds a Doctorate in international law (suma cum laude – highest honour) from the University Paris I Panthéon Sorbonne and is a qualified lawyer to the Paris Bar. She is fluent in French, English and Spanish, speaks Chinese and German and learns Hindi.

Sufian Jusoh is the Director and Professor of International Trade and Investment at the Institute of Malaysia and International Studies, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia. Sufian is the Chair of the ASEAN Integration Grand Challenge for Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia.

Sufian is also an External Fellow of the World Trade Institute, University of Bern, Switzerland and a Distinguished Fellow at the Institute of Diplomacy and Foreign Relations, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Malaysia. Sufian is now an International Investment Law Expert at the World Bank Group. Sufian is the Co-Founder of the ASEAN Economic Integration Forum and a Member of the Pacific Economic Cooperation Council Malaysian Chapter. Sufian also plays a key role in the reform of the investment laws in Myanmar, Timor Leste, Laos and the Federated States of Micronesia.

Sufian has been a consultant to many countries and international organisations such as the World Bank, the Asian Development Bank, ASEAN, the World Trade Organisation, the World Intellectual Property Organisation, the United Nations’ Conference on Trade and Development and the United Nations’ Economic Commission for Asia and the Pacific.

Sufian is a Barrister-at-Law (England and Wales) of Lincoln’s Inn, London. Sufian holds an LL.B from Cardiff Law School, an LL.M (Merit), University College London and a Doctor in Law (summa Cum Laude) from University of Bern, Switzerland.

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Handbook of International Investment Law and Policy
Editors
  • Julien Chaisse
  • Leïla Choukroune
  • Sufian Jusoh
Copyright
2021
Publisher
Springer Singapore
Copyright Holder
Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd.
Print + eBook ISBN
978-981-13-3616-4
eReference ISBN
978-981-13-3615-7
Print ISBN
978-981-13-3614-0
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XX, 2690
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