Department: PhD in Business Law & Master of Construction Law and Dispute Resolutions
Module Description: The aim of the module is to develop a critical understanding of current and emerging developments in international investment law. The module will equip the students with the knowledge and understanding about the various approaches to regulating foreign investment in a social, economic and political context. Topics to be covered include: sources of international investment law, the evolution of international investment law, theories relating to foreign investment, the regulation of foreign investment, the standards of protection under modern bilateral/multilateral investment treaties (BIT/MITs) and investor-state arbitration.
Jean E. Kalick and Anna Joubin-Bret (eds). Reshaping the Investor-State Dispute Settlement: Journeys for the 21st Century (Brill Nijhoff, 2015)
M Sornarajah, Resistance and Change in the International Law on Foreign Investment (Cambridge University Press, 2015)
The Sale of Goods (4th Edition) by M G Bridge
Philip R. Wood
Schlechtriem & Schwenzer: Commentary on the UN Convention on the International Sale of Goods, Fourth Edition, edited by Ingeborg Schwenzer
For further readings on the topic visit The Oxford Legal Research Library (OLRL)