The BRICS in the New International Legal Order on Investment

Reformers or Disruptors


The BRICS in the New International Legal Order on Investment: Reformers or Disruptors is written by international experts with BRICS backgrounds. The book investigates why and how the BRICS countries modernize their approach to the investment treaty regime. The chapters are organized by BRICS countries and discuss whether they can develop a common approach to investment treaties as well as what these countries will bring to the investment treaty regime in the future. The volume provides important perspectives on how the BRICS, an emerging power hub in international society, engage in the international legal order.

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Congyan Cai is a professor of international law at Fudan University School of Law and an Honorary Professor at East China University of Political Science and Law (ECUPL), China.
Huiping Chen is a Professor of international law at Xiamen University School of Law and the Secretary-General of the Administrative Council of Xiamen Academy of International Law.
Yifei Wang is a Ph.D. Candidate at international law at Xiamen University School of Law.

1 Introduction
Congyan Cai and Yifei Wang

2 Investment Facilitation and the Contribution of the Brazilian Approach to the Reform of the Investment Treaties Regime
Felipe Hees and Henrique Choer Moraes

3 Russia’s Foreign Investment Policy: Recent Developments and Future Trends in Terra (In)Cognita
Dmitry K. Labin and Alena V. Soloveva

4 India’s Investment Treaties: How an Emerging Economic Giant Makes International Commitments
Xiaoxia Lin

5 The “Belt & Road” Initiative and the New Landscape of China’s ISDS Policy and Practice
Huiping Chen

6 Investor Protection in South Africa – Eroded Bit by Bit?
Engela C. Schlemmer

7 Recalibrating Policy Space in Bilateral Investment Treaties: Is There a Common B(R)ICS Approach?
Andreas Buser

8 Investment Barriers, Investment Facilitation and the BRICS Countries’ Investment Treaty Policies and Practice
Xiuyan Fei

9 Conclusion
Congyan Cai
International investment law scholars, international investment law lawyers, arbitrators, governmental officials, LLM and PhD students, international relations scholars, international organizations.
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