Spring 2021 Course Schedule

Investment Treaty Arbitration (LAW-972-001)
Caroline Richard, Lindsay Gastrell, Nigel Blackaby

Meets: 08:30 AM - 10:20 AM ( W)

Enrolled: 11 / Limit: 22

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This course will introduce you to international investment law and the practice of investment treaty arbitration. Against the backdrop of actual arbitral decisions, we explore the substantive and procedural questions that arise when a foreign investor initiates an arbitration against a sovereign state. We also consider this specialized area of international law through the lenses of history and the current political landscape. Please see the attached syllabus for more information on course content, format and goals. While there are no formal prerequisites, a basic knowledge of International Law and/or International Arbitration is recommended.

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