Journal of International Arbitration

Volume 33 (2016)

Volume 33 (2016) / Issue 5

Steven C. Young, 'Foreign Direct Investment Disputes with Unrecognized States: FDI Arbitration in Kosovo' (2016) 33 Journal of International Arbitration, Issue 5, pp. 501–523


There are many places in the world that are unrecognized by the United Nations because they lack a sovereign and independent government. This lack of recognition raises many questions of the applicability of investment treaties, and investor rights. Developments in international human rights law indicate that these unrecognized places can still have investor protections based on the extraterritorial application of treaties.

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