The transfer of FDI competence to the EU with the Treaty of Lisbon opened the way for a more coherent EU international investment policy. Nevertheless, questions and challenges that need to be successfully addressed in order to achieve the dynamic EU investment policy desired by the EU treaty-makers are still unresolved. This volume focuses on topical and highly-debated issues including the role of the Member States during the negotiation and conclusion of future EU investment agreements and gives specific attention to the ongoing negotiations with Canada as well as the upcoming ones with China. Furthermore, it discusses the inclusion of investor-state dispute settlement provisions in these agreements as well as the status of national investment insurance systems in the wake of the Treaty of Lisbon.
Sunday, March 10, 2013
Bungenberg, Reinisch, & Tietje: EU and Investment Agreements: Open Questions and Remaining Challenges
Marc Bungenberg (Universität Siegen - Law), August Reinisch (Universität Wien - Law), & Christian Tietje (Martin-Luther-Universität Halle-Wittenberg - Law) have published EU and Investment Agreements: Open Questions and Remaining Challenges (Nomos 2013). Here's the abstract: