International Investment Law for Foreign Investors: Part 3 Customary International Law a Primer for International Investors

6 Pages Posted: 18 Apr 2018 Last revised: 3 May 2018

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Alan Franklin

Global Business Risk Management

Date Written: April 12, 2018

Abstract

This is part 3 of the series on international investment law for foreign investors.

This article looks at customary international law, and its importance and relevance to foreign investors. It considers expropriation law from the perspective of customary international law, concepts of Jus Cogens, espousal of claims, exhaustion of local remedies.

The article also looks at bilateral investment treaties through the lens of customary international law.

Keywords: International law, investment law, customary international law, jus cogens, espousal of claims, exhaustion of local remedies, bilateral investment treaties

JEL Classification: K33, K4, K2, M16, M38, M48, F01, F02, F2, F21, F23, F33, F34, F38

Suggested Citation

Franklin, Alan, International Investment Law for Foreign Investors: Part 3 Customary International Law a Primer for International Investors (April 12, 2018). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3161826 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.3161826

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