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XX Transfers

Sabahi Rubins

From: Investor-State Arbitration (2nd Edition)

Borzu Sabahi, Noah Rubins, Don Wallace, Jr.

From: Investment Claims (http://oxia.ouplaw.com). (c) Oxford University Press, 2021. All Rights Reserved. date: 19 October 2021

Subject(s):
Foreign Direct Investment — Investment ‘in accordance with host state law’ — Investor

This chapter explores provisions in investment treaties that deal with the transfer of funds. Foreign investors expect free and unrestricted transfer of funds into and out of the host country to sustain their operations. Host states may wish to restrict inward transfer of funds for various reasons such as national security. They may also limit the outward transfer of funds through currency control measures to safeguard balance of payments, particularly in difficult financial times.

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