The Florida Bar

International Investment

December 12, 2022

International investment law governs foreign direct investment and the resolution of disputes between foreign investors and sovereign states. The past few decades have seen a dramatic increase in the number of bilateral investment treaties and other agreements with investment-related provisions, followed by a sharp rise in the number of disputes between private investors and sovereign states. The rise of international investment arbitration has generated a new and exciting practice area in global law firms.

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