Handbook of International Investment Law and Policy

  • Julien Chaisse
  • Leïla Choukroune
  • Sufian Jusoh
Living reference work

Table of contents

  1. Krista Nadakavukaren Schefer
  2. Elizabeth Sheargold, Andrew D. Mitchell

About this book


The Handbook of International Investment Law and Policy is a one-stop reference source. This Handbook covers the main conceptual questions in a logical, scholarly yet easy to comprehend manner. It is based on a truly global vision insisting particularly on Global South related issues and developments. In this respect, the Handbook of International Investment Law and Policy provides an excellent modern treatment of international investment law which is one of the fastest growing areas of international economic law.

Professor Julien Chaisse, Professor Leïla Choukroune, and Professor Sufian Jusoh are the editors-in-chief of the Handbook of International Investment Law and Policy, a 1,500-page reference book, which is anticipated becoming one of the most influenced reference books in the international economic law areas.

This Handbook is a highly comprehensive set of four volumes of original materials designed to cover all facets of international investment law and policy. The chapters, written by world-leading experts, explore key ideas and debates in relation to: international investment substantive law (Volume I), Investor-state dispute settlement (Volume II); interaction between international investment law and other fields of international law (Volume III); and, the new trends and challenges for international investment law (Volume IV).

The Handbook will feature more than 80 contributions from leading experts (academics, lawyers, government officials), including Vivienne Bath, M. Sornarajah, Mélida Hodgson, Rahul Donde, Roberto Echandi, Andrew Mitchell, Ernst-Ulrich Petersmann, Christina L. Beharry, Krista Nadakavukaren Schefer, Leon Trakman, Prabhash Ranjan, Emmanuel Jacomy, Mariel Dimsey, Stavros Brekoulakis, Romesh Weeramantry, Nathalie Bernasconi-Osterwalder, David Collins, Damilola S. Olawuyi, Katia Fach Gomez, Jaemin Lee, Alejandro Carballo-Leyda, Patrick W. Pearsall, Mark Feldman, Surya Deva, Luke Nottage, Rafael Leal-Arcas, James Nedumpara, Rodrigo Polanco, etc.

This Handbook will be an essential reference tool for students and scholars of international economic law. Policy makers and researchers alike will find the Handbook of International Investment Law and Policy useful for years to come.


International Investment Law Dispute Settlement International Law Global South National Treatment Standard

Editors and affiliations

  • Julien Chaisse
    • 1
  • Leïla Choukroune
    • 2
  • Sufian Jusoh
    • 3
  1. 1.Faculty of LawThe Chinese University of Hong KongShatinHong Kong
  2. 2.Professor of International Law; and Director of the Research and Innovation Theme in Democratic CitizenshipUniversity of PortsmouthPortsmouthUK
  3. 3.Institute of Malaysia and International StudiesNational University of MalaysiaBangiMalaysia

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd. 2020
  • Publisher Name Springer, Singapore
  • eBook Packages Law and Criminology
  • Online ISBN 978-981-13-5744-2