Resolution of International Investments Dispute (30h)

Module objectives

Student will gain an understanding and practical knowledge of the relevant arguments raised in investors-States disputes involving foreign investors and host states arising out of foreign direct investments.

Module content

Study of the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes and the ICSID Convention of 1965. Analysis of legal arguments raised by foreign investors and host states in case of the breach of the substantive provisions of international investment treaties and the protection of given to foreign investments by host states. The course requires students to read in advance of classes. Students will have the opportunity to use their knowledge and their advocacy skills during an investment arbitration moot.