New Directions in International Economic Law: In Memoriam Thomas Wälde (Hardcover)

New Directions in International Economic Law: In Memoriam Thomas Wälde By Todd Weiler (Editor), Freya Baetens (Editor) Cover Image
By Todd Weiler (Editor), Freya Baetens (Editor)
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This volume is dedicated to the life and work of Prof. Thomas W lde (+2008), a leading scholar and international lawyer. Contributions reflect the eclectic and multifaceted career of Prof. W lde, who was an authority on diverse areas such as natural resources law, international dispute settlement, international investment law and economic development. The authors are all leaders in their respective fields of international law, providing timely, critical assessments on the most challenging topics facing the international community. While the thrust of this volume is on international investment law and dispute settlement, contributors also address a wide array of related issues, including lex mercatoria, human rights, corporate social responsibility, and natural resources law. It will appeal to practitioners and academics alike.

All royalties from sales of this volume assist in sustaining the Thomas W lde PhD Scholarship in International Economic Law, at the Centre for Energy, Mineral and Petroleum Law and Policy in Dundee, Scotland.

About the Author

Dr. Todd Weiler is an independent counsel and arbitrator. Credited for his creative and engaging style, he is widely recognised as an authority on international investment law and arbitration.Dr. Freya Baetens is assistant professor of public international law at Leiden University, executive council member of the Society of International Economic Law, fellow of the Centre for International Sustainable Development Law, and consultant in investment arbitration.
Product Details
ISBN: 9789004191433
ISBN-10: 9004191437
Publisher: Brill Nijhoff
Publication Date: August 11th, 2011
Pages: 612
Language: English