Commentary on the Energy Charter Treaty

Rafael Leal-Arcas (Ed.), published by Edward Elgar, 2018

The Commentary on the Energy Charter Treaty (ECT) provides an article-by-article textual analysis of the international agreement, which outlines a multilateral framework for cross-border cooperation in the energy sector. Contributors provide commentary and analysis on the five primary areas of the ECT: investment promotion and protection, trade, transit, environmental protection and dispute settlement. The optional protocols are also addressed, including issues such as energy efficiency and the environment. Available at