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

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Nikos Lavranos

European Federation for Investment Law and Arbitration (EFILA)

Date Written: March 1, 2013

Abstract

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

Suggested Citation

Lavranos, Nikos, 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 (March 1, 2013). Transnational Dispute Management, Vol. 10, Issue 2, March 2013. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2226979

Nikos Lavranos (Contact Author)

European Federation for Investment Law and Arbitration (EFILA) ( email )

Brussels
Belgium

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