INTERNATIONAL INVESTMENT LAW

Course Information
TitleINTERNATIONAL INVESTMENT LAW / INTERNATIONAL INVESTMENT LAW
CodeΕΡ166
FacultyLaw
SchoolLaw
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodSpring
CoordinatorPanagiotis Gklavinis
CommonYes
StatusActive
Course ID600000374

Programme of Study: UPS School of Law (2015-today)

Registered students: 6
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
Unified OrientationExchangeSpring-5

Class Information
Academic Year2017 – 2018
Class PeriodSpring
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours2
Class ID
600097844
Digital Course Content
Course Content (Syllabus)
This course offers an overview of the institutions, rules and mechanisms governing the international economic relations in the field of foreign investments. It covers State-to State and State-to-Investor relations. It provides an introduction to the classification of States into developed, developing, least developed countries and transition economies, as well as into capital exporting and capital importing countries for the purposes of International Investment Law in particular. The focus of this course is on the definition of Foreign Direct Investment (FDI), the sources of International Investment Law and the legal techniques for the promotion and protection of foreign investments. Discussed are bilateral investments treaties, national investment codes, multilateral investment agreements, principles governing the treatment of foreign investments, expropriation and other non-commercial risks encountered by a foreign investor in the Host State, financing and guarantee schemes for foreign investments, barriers and incentives to foreign investment, and settlement of disputes between a Host State and a Foreign Investor, including ICSID arbitration.
Last Update
02-09-2016