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262.49 sec. 1 - Foreign Investment Law (Spring 2013)

Instructor: Andrew T. Guzman  (view instructor's teaching evaluations | profile)
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Units: 3
Meeting Time: TuTh 11:20-12:35
Meeting Location: 12

Course Start: January 08, 2013
Course Control Number (1Ls): 49866 (section 2)
Course Control Number (Non-1Ls): 49865


This course deals with (a) international investment decisions, international investment agreements or concessions, (b) the protection of international investments under these investment agreements or concessions, (c) the protection of international investments under bilateral investment treaties (BITs) and NAFTA, and (d) (to a lesser degree) with the ad hoc or ICSID arbitration facilities concerning investment disputes.

The essence of the course is the protection of international firms in their foreign investments, but also the scope for corporate misconduct, the impact of regulatory or other public policy requirements, and the various economic and political conflicts that may arise in this field.

Exam Notes: F
Course Category: International and Comparative Law
This course is cross-listed in the following categories:
Business Law

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