Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation
Attribution in International Law and Arbitration - Oxford Scholarship Online
Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content.

Attribution in International Law and Arbitration

Carlo de Stefano


This book aims to clarify, critically discuss, and propose solutions for the application of international rules of attribution of conduct to States under public international law and international investment law. In a nutshell, the issue is that of the applicability of the principles of ‘attribution’ to States of acts that are in breach of their obligations under international custom or international treaties, with a focus on their commitments pertaining to the treatment of foreign investors under international investment agreements (IIAs), mostly bilateral investment treaties (BITs), and thei ... More

Keywords: attribution, State responsibility, international investment law, investor–State arbitration, State-owned enterprises (SOEs)

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2020 Print ISBN-13: 9780198844648
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: March 2020 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780198844648.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Carlo de Stefano, author
Lecturer, Roma Tre University