Investment Agreements versus the Rule of Law?

UNCTAD-IPFSD-Forum Discussion Paper 9, October, 9, 2013.

6 Pages Posted: 15 Jan 2014

Date Written: October 9, 2013

Abstract

This discussion paper focuses on potential conflicts between the doctrine of state responsibility as applied in two investment treaty decisions (Chevron v. Ecuador II and Arif v. Moldova) and the institutional norm of inter-branch autonomy, which has been identified as a causal channel for economic development.

Keywords: judiciary, inter-branch relations, Ecuador, Moldova, investment treaties

Suggested Citation

Tucker, Todd, Investment Agreements versus the Rule of Law? (October 9, 2013). UNCTAD-IPFSD-Forum Discussion Paper 9, October, 9, 2013.. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2379283

Todd Tucker (Contact Author)

Roosevelt Institute ( email )

4079 Albany Post Rd.
Hyde Park, NY 12538
United States

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