In Defence of Member States' BITs Gold Standard: The Regulation 1219/2012 Establishing a Transitional Regime for Existing Extra-EU BITs - A Member State's Perspective
Transnational Dispute Management, Vol. 10, Issue 2, March 2013
16 Pages Posted: 2 Mar 2013
Date Written: March 1, 2013
This article reviews the new EU regulation 1219/2012 on the transitional regime for existing extra EU BITs. The article analyzes - from the perspective a Member State - the negotiating history and the content of the new regulation and draws attention to the remaining challenges for the EU in this regard.
Keywords: BITs, EU investment policy, transitional regime, grandfathering
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