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Africa's international investment law regimes, Won L. Kidane.

Summary
Africa's International Investments Law Regimes examines the relationship between African states and the International Centre for the Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) through a qualitative review of ICSID cases from the 1970s to today. In his examination, Won Kidane looks at how African states have both shaped the jurisprudence of the institution and debunked claims of systemic bias
Table Of Contents
Cover -- Africa's International Investment Law Regimes -- Copyright -- CONTENTS -- Part I Historical and Conceptual Background -- 1. Historical and Conceptual Background, Analytical Framework, Scope of Coverage, and Sequence -- 2. Africa and the Normative Development of International Investment Law -- 3. International Investment Jurisprudence and Africa: A Historical Background and Case Analysis Framework -- Part II The Anatomy of Africa's ICSID Cases: The Development of Procedural and Substantive Norms -- 4. Procedural History and the Evolution of the African State's Participation in Investment Arbitral Proceedings -- 5. The Post- 2010 Modern Cases -- 6. Decision- Makers and Representation -- 7. Jurisdiction and the Meaning of Investment -- 8. Post- 2010 Contemporary Jurisdictional Matters -- 9. Determination of Facts -- 10. Determination of Facts in the Modern Post- 2010 Cases -- 11. Duration of the Proceedings -- Part III The Development of Substantive Principles, Norms, and Rules -- 12. Expropriation -- 13. Development of Expropriation Rules in the Post- 2010 Period -- 14. The Umbrella Clause as a Concept of International Investment Law in the African Cases -- 15. Fair and Equitable Treatment, Full Protection and Security, and Nondiscrimination -- 16. Fair and Equitable Treatment and Nondiscrimination Principles in the Post- 2010 Cases -- 17. Choice of Law: The Concurrent Application of Host State Laws and Principles of International Law -- 18. Damages -- 19. Allocation of Costs and Interests -- Part IV Africa's Regional Investment Law Regimes -- 20. The Eight African Regional Economic Communities in Context -- 21. The Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa -- 22. The Economic Community for West African States -- 23. The Southern Africa Development Community -- Part V Africa's Bilateral Investment Law Regime
Language
eng
Literary Form
non fiction
Note
Also issued in print: 2023
Physical Description
1 online resource (657 pages)
Specific Material Designation
remote
Form Of Item
online
Isbn
9780019774550

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