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030836 KU International Investment Law (2022S)

3.00 ECTS (2.00 SWS), SPL 3 - Rechtswissenschaften
Prüfungsimmanente Lehrveranstaltung
GEMISCHT

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max. 80 Teilnehmer*innen
Sprache: Englisch

Lehrende

Termine (iCal) - nächster Termin ist mit N markiert

Donnerstag 17.03. 14:30 - 16:00 Hörsaal U11 Schottenbastei 10-16, Juridicum, KG1
Donnerstag 24.03. 14:30 - 16:00 Hörsaal U11 Schottenbastei 10-16, Juridicum, KG1
Donnerstag 31.03. 14:30 - 16:00 Hörsaal U11 Schottenbastei 10-16, Juridicum, KG1
Donnerstag 07.04. 14:30 - 16:00 Hörsaal U11 Schottenbastei 10-16, Juridicum, KG1
Donnerstag 28.04. 14:30 - 16:00 Hörsaal U11 Schottenbastei 10-16, Juridicum, KG1
Donnerstag 05.05. 14:30 - 16:00 Hörsaal U11 Schottenbastei 10-16, Juridicum, KG1
Donnerstag 12.05. 14:30 - 16:00 Hörsaal U11 Schottenbastei 10-16, Juridicum, KG1
Donnerstag 19.05. 14:30 - 16:00 Hörsaal U11 Schottenbastei 10-16, Juridicum, KG1
Donnerstag 02.06. 14:30 - 16:00 Digital
Donnerstag 23.06. 14:30 - 16:00 Hörsaal U11 Schottenbastei 10-16, Juridicum, KG1
Donnerstag 30.06. 14:30 - 16:30 Digital

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Ziele, Inhalte und Methode der Lehrveranstaltung

This course offers an introduction to international investment law. It provides an overview of protection standards and dispute settlement in international investment law. The fundamental rules concerning admission and treatment of foreign investment will be discussed. Special attention will be given to dispute settlement, i.e. ICSID and UNCITRAL arbitration.

Art der Leistungskontrolle und erlaubte Hilfsmittel

-Active participation in class (15%)
-Written case study (oral presentation optional) (25%)
-Final written exam (65%)

The exam will take place on 30 June 2022.

Mindestanforderungen und Beurteilungsmaßstab

Case studies and practical examples will be used to deal with the normative content of the investment law concerned as well as with the (quasi-) judicial and political-diplomatic mechanisms for the enforcement of investment law.

The course will be tough in form of discussions.

Requirements: Basic Knowledge of English and International LawIt provides an overview of protection standards and dispute settlement in international investment law.

Prüfungsstoff

INTRODUCTION (Chapter I, III)
The concept of investment (who is an investor, what is an investment)
The conflicting interests of the host State and the investor
Historical development of international investment protection

1.THE SOURCES OF INTERNATIONAL INVESTMENT LAW (Chapter I, II, IV)
INTRODUCTION (Chapter I, III)
The concept of investment (who is an investor, what is an investment)
The conflicting interests of the host State and the investor
Historical development of international investment protection

1.THE SOURCES OF INTERNATIONAL INVESTMENT LAW (Chapter I, II, IV)
Customary international law rules
Investment Contracts
National Investment Protection Laws
Bilateral Investment Treaties
Multilateral Treaties
Guidelines and Codes of Conduct
Resolutions

2.EXPROPRIATION (Chapter VI)
What is an expropriation? Direct /Indirect expropriations
Permissibility of expropriations
Requirements for legality
Consequences of an expropriation

3.STANDARDS OF TREATMENT (Chapter VII)
Fair and equitable treatment
Full protection and security
The Umbrella Clause
Access to justice, denial of justice, fair trial
National treatment
Arbitrary and discriminatory
Most favoured nation clause

4.STATE RESPONSIBILITY AND ATTRIBUTION, INVESTMENT INSURANCE(Chapter VII,VIII, IX)
Attribution
Responsibility for illegal acts
Necessity

5.DISPUTE SETTLEMENT, ICSID (Chapter X)
Methods of dispute settlement
Treaty arbitration
Jurisdiction
Applicable law
Annulment
Enforcement of Awards

Literatur

Reading material: R. Dolzer / U. Kriebaum / C. Schreuer, Principles of International Investment Law 3, 2022.

Zuordnung im Vorlesungsverzeichnis

Letzte Änderung: Do 05.05.2022 10:08