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EU Foreign Investment Law

Angelos Dimopoulos


Regulation of foreign investment presents one of the most topical and controversial subjects in EU law and international investment law. The introduction of EU competence over foreign direct investment (FDI) in Article 207 TFEU after the Lisbon Treaty as well as the recent successful challenge of Member States Bilateral Investment Treaties (BITs) regarding their compatibility with EU law, indicate the emerging importance of EU foreign investment law. Within this framework, the purpose of this book is to identify whether and to what extent the EU has become an international actor in the field o ... More

Keywords: foreign investment, EU law, common commercial policy, free movement of capital, article 207 tfeu, regulatory framework, EU investment agreements, member state investment agreements

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2011 Print ISBN-13: 9780199698608
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: January 2012 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199698608.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Angelos Dimopoulos, author
Assistant Professor, Tilburg Law School