International Investment Law and Water Resources Management: An appraisal of indirect expropriation

By Ana Maria Daza-Clark, Published by Brill | Nijhoff, December 2016

Hydrological variability, increasing competition for water, and the need for regulatory flexibility may increasingly compel governments to adopt measures with significant economic impact on foreign investment. The book offers an appraisal of indirect expropriation, revisiting the police power doctrine. Through the lens of international investment law, the author explores a framework that assesses the legitimate exercise of police power with particular attention to the special nature of water resources. Available at