Investor-State Contracts, Host-State "Commitments" and the Myth of Stability in International Law

Johnson, Lise; Volkov, Oleksandr

The paper compares pronouncements in international investment law dispute regarding the stability and enforceability of government “commitments” to foreign investors with doctrines that have been developed in the United States’ domestic law relating to the scope and nature of enforceable “commitments” and the government’s ability to interfere with those commitments through changes to the general framework.


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The American Review of International Arbitration

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Vale Columbia Center on Sustainable International Investment
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January 15, 2014