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262.49 sec. 1 - Foreign Investment Law (Spring 2012)
Instructor: Andrew T. Guzman (view instructor's teaching evaluations | profile)
Instructor: Jan H. Dalhuisen (view instructor's teaching evaluations)
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Meeting Time: TuW 3:35-5:45
Meeting Location: 134
Course Start: January 10, 2012
Course End: March 10, 2012
Course Control Number (Non-1Ls): 49841
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.
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A reader will be used in this class.
Instructor has indicated that no books will be assigned.