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

III Investors and Investments

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

International economic law — Investment — Nationality of investor — International organizations
International investment law is designed to promote and protect the activities of private foreign investors. This does not necessarily exclude the protection of government-controlled entities as long as they act in a commercial rather than in a governmental capacity.1 Whether non-profit organizations may be regarded as investors is less clear and will depend on the nature of their activities.2 Investors are either individuals (natural persons) or companies (juridical persons). In the majority of cases the investor is a company but at times individuals also act as...
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