'Object and Purpose' of Indian International Investment Agreements: Failing to Balance Investment Protection and Regulatory Power

Foreign Investment and Dispute Resolution Law and Practice in Asia (eds) V Bath and L Nottage (Routledge: London: 2011), 192

18 Pages Posted: 5 May 2014

Date Written: February 1, 2011

Abstract

This paper aims to deduce the object and purpose of the Indian International Investment Agreements (IIAs) by studying the title, preambles and the text of 69 Indian IIAs. It provides a brief description of the Indian IIA programme and the policy objectives behind entering into IIAs is important to provide the broader context. This is followed by discussing the title and the preamble in 69 IIAs. The paper then discusses key treaty provisions in Indian IIAs, and finally offers a Conclusion.

Keywords: BITs, India, International Investment Agreements, Regulatory Power, VCLT

Suggested Citation

Ranjan, Prabhash, 'Object and Purpose' of Indian International Investment Agreements: Failing to Balance Investment Protection and Regulatory Power (February 1, 2011). Foreign Investment and Dispute Resolution Law and Practice in Asia (eds) V Bath and L Nottage (Routledge: London: 2011), 192, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2418922

Prabhash Ranjan (Contact Author)

South Asian University ( email )

Akbar Bhawan
Chankyapuri
Delhi, WA
India

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