Each chapter in China-European Union Investment Relationships covers a core theme of the subject of international economic law, including competition law, financial regulation, economic integration and dispute resolution.
The subject of investment relationships between the European Union and China is an increasingly vital topic to understand, yet academic literature has until now been underexplored. Bringing together expert contributors, this book provides a critical analysis of the current law and policy between the EU and China, which will prove to be vital in the field of international economic law. Divided into three parts, this book deals with the key issues of the EU-China investment partnership and its implications, both internally and internationally. Each chapter in China-European Union Investment Relationships covers a core theme of the subject of international economic law, including competition law, financial regulation, economic integration and dispute resolution. Covering the key topics in the area, and drawing diverse perspectives into a single collection, this book is an important resource for scholars and practitioners in legal and policy fields, and will be invaluable for students of trade and investment law to understand in more detail human rights and environmental law and policy.
Table of contents:
Contents: 1. Toward A Comprehensive EU-China Investment Agreement Julien Chaisse Part I Drivers and Issues of China-EU Investment Relationships 2. Negotiating an Uncertain World: Economic and Political Dimensions of the Comprehensive Agreement on Investment Duncan Freeman 3. The Competence to Conclude the EU's New Generation of Free Trade Agreements: Lessons From Opinion 2/15 Eleftheria Neframi 4. EU-China Economic Relations: Interactions and Barriers Pascal Kerneis 5. The Potential Role of Sustainability Impact Assessment in the EU-China BIT Negotiations Fernando Dias Simoes Part II China-EU: Towards Innovation in Rule-Making? 6. FTZS, Catnthey Initiative A New Round Of Reforms In China? Jiaxiang Hu 7. Refining the Expropriation Clause: What Role for Proportionality? Catharine Titi 8. Investor nationality and the definition of investment: Policy options to limit the practice of treaty shopping Jorun Baumgartner 9. Emerging Regulatory Issues for Financial Services in the New Generation of FTAs Federico Lupo-Pasini 10. OBOR in the Context of China-EU FDI and China's Evolving Economic Diplomacy Donald J. Lewis 11. Investment Related Provision of EVFTA: Implications fo Vietnam's Policy Reforms Nguyen Binh Duong 12. Toward An EU-Taiwan Bilateral Investment Treaty: A Roadmap Chien-Huei Wu Part III From Investor-State Arbitration to a Permanent Investment Court? 13. How Much of a Court? The EU Investment Court System as a Hybrid Mechanism Joanna Jemielniak 14. The Inclusion of Investment Court System into the EU-China CAI: Innovations, Prospects and Problems Chi-Chung Kao 15. The Appellate Option: Promises and Pitfalls Matthew Hodgson and Vee Vian Thien Index
Edited by Julien Chaisse, Professor, Faculty of Law and Director, Center for Financial Regulation and Economic Development, The Chinese University of Hong Kong