The Interplay Between Space Law and International Investment Law: Local Equity Requirements as a Model for Standards of Global Action in the Uses of Outer Space

  • Lukas Vanhonnaeker
  • Maria ManoliEmail author
Conference paper


Private investment in the realm of space activities is an ever-growing reality. Only in the first quarter of 2018, more than US $1 million was invested by the private sector in start-ups in the space industry. As a result, space technologies are developing fast, national laws are trying to adjust to the new realities, and traditional space actors appear in different roles.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Faculty of LawMcGill UniversityMontrealCanada
  2. 2.Institute of Air and Space Law, Faculty of LawMcGill UniversityMontrealCanada

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