Part III Procedural Issues, Ch.30 A Doctrine of Precedent?
Christoph Schreuer, Matthew Weiniger
Edited By: Peter T Muchlinski, Federico Ortino, Christoph Schreuer
- Precedent — Authority of previous decisions (precedents) — Treaty provisions — Arbitral rules — International investment law — NAFTA (North American Free Trade Agreement)
This chapter begins with a discussion of precedent in international law. It then discusses the practice of investment treaty tribunals, inconsistent decisions, interpretative statements by states, and institutionalized mechanisms.