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Compensation and Restitution in Investor-State Arbitration: Principles and Practice

Borzu Sabahi


This book presents a detailed study on compensation and restitution in investor state arbitration pursuant to investment treaties. The study begins by examining the historical roots of the principles of reparation, restitution, and compensation in international law as reflected in the landmark Chorzów Factory case. The roots of these principles are traced to Roman law and private law concepts that entered into the European continent's legal systems. Moving to modern times, the study focuses on the principle of reparation set out in the Chorzów Factory case and its requirement that reparation p ... More

Keywords: reparation, compensation, international investment disputes, state responsibility, Roman law, expropriation, arbitration, valuation, moral damages

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2011 Print ISBN-13: 9780199601189
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2011 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199601189.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Borzu Sabahi, author
Fulbright & Jaworski LLP, Washington DC
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