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Preferential investment liberalization under bilateral investment treaties: How to ensure compliance with WTO law?

Basedow, Robert

Numerous modern bilateral investment treaties seek to liberalize bilateral investment flows on a preferential basis. This Perspective argues that such liberalization commitments are likely to be multilateralized under the General Agreement on Trade in Services. It discusses how policy-makers may avoid the multilateralization of such bilateral liberalization commitments.


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Columbia Center on Sustainable Investment
Columbia Center on Sustainable Investment
Columbia FDI Perspectives, 162
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August 5, 2016
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