INTERNATIONAL LEGAL PROTECTION OF INVESTMENT FLOWS
2015/2016, Semester 2
Modular Credits: LL4178 ( 4 ) / LL5178 ( 4 ) / LL6178 ( 4 )
This course will examine the treaties used by States to protect the interests of their investors when making investments abroad. It will pay particular attention to investor-State arbitration, which is increasingly becoming widespread in Asia and a growing part of international legal practice. It will examine not only the legal and theoretical underpinnings of these treaties and this form of dispute settlement, but also their practical application having regard to concrete cases.
NUS Compulsory Core Curriculum or its equivalent.
9 sessions over 5 weeks: 3-hrs continuous weekly seminars
Intensive: Wk 1-3; Dates: 11 - 29 Jan 2016.[Tue: 12, 19 & 26 Jan (6.30-9.30pm); Wed: 13, 20 & 27 Jan (1 - 4pm) & Fri: 15, 22 & 29 Jan (2.30-5.30pm)]
Mode of Assessment:
Class Participation - 15% & 6-hr Take Home Exam - 85% [Release: Fri, 4 March 2016 (1pm); Due: Fri, 4 March 2016 (7pm)]