Do Developing Countries Really Benefit from Investment Treaties? The impact of international investment law on national governance

Some academics and arbitral tribunals argue that investment treaties and ISDS benefit not only foreign investors but also a broader range of stakeholders, from businesses to ordinary citizens. Their narrative is that the remedy of damages improve governance at a national level. But is this claim supported with empirical evidence?

International Governance and the Rule of Law in China under the Belt and Road Initiative

This volume examines China’s role in the field of international governance and the rule of law under the Belt and Road Initiative from a holistic perspective.

International Natural Resources Law, Investment and Sustainability

This work examines the relationship between the institutions that govern foreign investment, sustainable development, and the rules and regulations that administer natural resources.