Part V Conclusion, 16 The Interaction of the Three Legal Frameworks
From: The Three Laws of International Investment: National, Contractual, and International Frameworks for Foreign Capital
Jeswald W. Salacuse
- International economic law — Foreign Direct Investment — Law of treaties — Consensual arrangements other than treaties — Relationship between international and domestic law
While the three legal frameworks for international investments are conceptually distinct and derive from different sources, they are in practice interconnected and interactive in their application to specific investment transactions. In particular, there are three legal interactions that investors, legal counsel, and government officials must understand and use in planning, managing, and protecting investments in foreign countries: Together, these three interactions create a dynamic, trilateral set of processes that influence how capital flows from one country to...