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LAWS 6696 International Trade and Investment Law (Fall: 3 )


Course Description

This is an integrated and comprehensive course on the law, theory and policy of international trade and foreign investment law, which together comprise international economic law (IEL). The course will introduce students to the treaty-based WTO international economic law system, its principal agreements and institutions, its core doctrines, and some of its current policy questions. The course will also introduce students to the law of foreign investment, key doctrines, and the contemporary BIT system. The course will conclude with an examination of current issues and challenges, such as IEL dispute settlement, IEL and development, IEL and the environment, and IEL and human rights.


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Last Updated: 24-Mar-15