LAWSG088 International Law of Foreign Investment
|LAWSG088: INTERNATIONAL LAW OF FOREIGN INVESTMENT|
|Credit value:||30 credits (15 ECTS, 300 learning hours)|
|Other Teachers:||Alejandro Escobar;
|Teaching Delivery:||20 x 2-hour weekly seminars, 10 seminars per term, Term One and Two|
|Who may enrol:||Any UCL Master’s student|
|Must not be taken with:||None|
|Qualifying module for:||LLM in Corporate Law;
LLM in International Banking and Finance Law;
LLM in International Law
|Practice Assessment:||Opportunity for feedback on one optional practice essay per term (two in total)|
|Final Assessment:||One 3-hour unseen written examination (100%)|
International law of foreign investment protection, expressed in international treaties and customary law obligations and largely implemented through investor-State arbitration, disciplines and structures the manner in which States treat foreign investments and investor. This module deals with all the relevant aspects of the discipline, including its scope, content of the substantive obligations and exceptions, procedure of investor-State dispute settlement, and conceptual questions raised by the relationship between investment law and other regimes and values in international law.
There is no single textbook for this module. However, students will find it useful to consult these books:
As a collections of documents, students will use:
Module reading lists and other module materials will be provided via online module pages, once students have made their module selections upon enrolment.