Comment on International Law on Investment: the Minimum Standard of Treatment (MST)
Article from: OGEL 1 (2004), in International Oil, Gas & Energy Dispute Management
Comment on the article "International Law on Investment: the Minimum Standard of Treatment" by M. M.A. Orellana also in this issue:
The Centre for International Environmental Law is not known for holding moderate views on international economic law, and its latest missive on the 'minimum standard of treatment' clauses found in the vast majority of investment protection treaties is no exception. The authors paint the same kind of hollow picture of the minimum standard of treatment which has been put forward by NAFTA governments - and resoundingly rejected by numerous tribunals composed of the world's leading international law scholars and jurists. In short, the authors have done their level best to explain why ...