The EU's Reform of the Investor-State Dispute Resolution System: A Bilateral Path towards a Multilateral Solution
online resourceposted on 08.01.2021, 09:34 by Ewa Zelazna
The EU became an actor in international investment after the entry into force of the Treaty of Lisbon. Since then, the EU’s investment treaty-making practice has made a considerable impact in the field. This paper analyses the procedural rules on investor- State dispute resolution in the EU’s bilateral treaties in the context of the ongoing multilateral negotiations on the international investment court and evaluates to what extent the EU’s bilateral and multilateral actions have been mutually reinforcing.