Seminar. Course content varies. Offered occasionally by visiting or resident faculty.
International Investment Law and Practice
Focuses on substantive developments in international investment law. Provides familiarity with enforcement of rights and obligations through arbitration. Focuses on developmental, political, environmental, and ethical considerations in application of law to real world cases especially in developing countries.
Student learning goals
Understand key developments in FDI
Understand historical and legal sources of law
Apply major technical legal provisions in cases
Apply major standards in cases
General method of instruction
Lecture, and seminar format.
All assigned readings before class.
Class assignments and grading
Oral participation, group midterm exam/presentation, final exam. Option of research paper (PhD students only).
Oral participation, group midterm exam/presentation, final exam, or option of research paper.