The topic of this book is the external action of the EU within international economic law, with a special focus on investment law. The aim of the volume is to provide the reader with an appraisal of the most recent trends and developments that have characterised a field that has been rapidly evolving and in which the EU has imposed itself as a leading actor. The book is aimed at academics, practitioners and graduate students as well as at EU officials and judges, all of whom should find the subject matter discussed useful for keeping updated on a scholarly discussion of relevance to case law. Mads Andenas is Professor of Law at the Faculty of Law of the University of Oslo in Norway. Luca Pantaleo is Doctor of Law and Senior Lecturer in International and European Law at The Hague University of Applied Sciences in The Netherlands. Matthew Happold is Professor of Law at the Université du Luxembourg in Luxembourg. Cristina Contartese is Lecturer in Law at the European Law and Governance School in Athens, Greece.
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Chapter 1. EU External Action in International Economic Law and the Challenges Posed by the EU's Hybrid Nature Chapter 2. Emerging Principles of European Investment Protection - After the Example of the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) Chapter 3. Pushing Limits: The Principle of Autonomy in the External Relations Case Law of the European Court of Justice Chapter 4. The European Parliament's Role in the EU Treaty-Making Procedure from Primary Law to Inter-Institutional Agreements and Internal Rules Chapter 5. The European Union's External Trade and Investment Policy Post-Lisbon: Competence, Procedure and Scope of Action Chapter 6. Investor-State Dispute Resolution: Constitutional Challenges and Pitfalls Chapter 7. Consensual Termination of Investment Agreements Between EU Member States Chapter 8. EU Law as Applicable Law in International Disputes and its Procedural Implications Chapter 9. Is CETA the Promised Breakthrough? Interpretation and Evolution of Fair and Equitable Treatment and (Indirect) Expropriation Provisions Chapter 10. Investor-State Dispute Settlement in EU Trade Agreements in the Light of EU Policy and Law Chapter 11. The European Union and The Energy Charter Treaty: What Next after Achmea? Chapter 12. The International Responsibility of the European Union and of its Member States for Breaches of Obligations Arising From Investment Agreements: Lex Specialis or European Exceptionalism? Chapter 13. Convergences and Divergences of Commercial and Investment Arbitration under Achmea (C-284/16).
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