INTERNATIONAL INVESTMENT LAW
2018/2019, Semester 1
Modular Credits: LL4032V ( 5 ) / LL5032V ( 5 ) / LL6032V ( 5 )
This course focuses on the nature of risks to foreign investment and the elimination of those risks through legal means. As a prelude, it discusses the different economic theories on foreign investment, the formation of foreign investment contracts and the methods of eliminating potential risks through contractual provisions. It then examines the different types of interferences with foreign investment and looks at the nature of the treaty protection available against such interference. It concludes by examining the different methods of dispute settlement available in the area. The techniques of arbitration of investment disputes available are fully explored.
NUS Compulsory Core Curriculum or its equivalent
Mode of Assessment:
Class Participation - 20% & 6-hr Take Home Exam - 80% [Release: Tue, 20 November 2018 (9am); Due: Tue, 20 November 2018 (3pm)]
LL4178/LL5178/LL6178/LL4178V/LL5178V/LL6178V International Legal Protection of Investment Flows; International Investment Law and Arbitration [Module code: LW.12001]; International Investment [Module code: LW.12137] under the NYU@NUS Summer Session.