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Principles of International Investment Law, 2nd Edition by Dolzer, Rudolf; Schreuer, Christoph (15th November 2012)

II Interpretation and Application of Investment Treaties

From: Principles of International Investment Law (2nd Edition)

Rudolf Dolzer, Christoph Schreuer

From: Investment Claims (http://oxia.ouplaw.com). (c) Oxford University Press, 2015. All Rights Reserved. date: 27 May 2020

Law of treaties — Treaties, interpretation — Travaux préparatoires — Treaties, application — International economic law — International investment law — Sources, foundations and principles of international law — Intertemporal law
As explained above (see Chapter I.2), investment law is shaped by a variety of treaties. In addition to bilateral treaties, mostly bilateral investment treaties (BITs), there are regional treaties such as the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), the Dominican Republic–Central America–United States Free Trade Agreement (CAFTA), and the Energy Charter Treaty (ECT). The Convention on the Settlement of Investment Disputes between States and Nationals of Other States (ICSID Convention), a multilateral treaty, is also frequently interpreted and applied. The...
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