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dc.contributor.advisor Sayed, Hani
dc.contributor.author Abulkassem, Sarah Mohamed
dc.date.accessioned 2019-01-10T12:16:58Z
dc.date.created Fall 2018 en_US
dc.date.issued 2019-01-10
dc.identifier.uri http://dar.aucegypt.edu/handle/10526/5601
dc.description.abstract This thesis explores the issue of perceived bias in the Investor-State Dispute Settlement (ISDS) system. It conceptualizes the political and procedural critique of the ISDS system. It focuses on the hybrid nature of the system perceived as being a form of public law adjudication while empowering the interests of private corporations over states’ sovereignty. Moreover, it addresses the procedural critique of the system represented in the problem of party appointment and the moral hazard of arbitrators. It provides an empirical analysis of case law to show how the interpretation of the rule of law differs according to the ideologies of arbitrators. Following, it analyzes the reform proposals to establish a multilateral investment court in order to curb the illegitimacy problems of the ITA system and concludes that such a proposal does not provide an adequate solution to these issues. en_US
dc.description.sponsorship My master program was funded by the Youssef Jameel GAPP Public Leadership Fellowship Program. en_US
dc.format.extent 90 p. en_US
dc.format.medium theses en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.rights Author retains all rights with regard to copyright. en
dc.subject ideological bias in investment treaty arbitration en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Thesis (L.L.M.)--American University in Cairo en_US
dc.title Contesting the injustice of a global regime: ideological bias in investment treaty arbitration en_US
dc.type Text en_US
dc.subject.discipline International and Comparative Law en_US
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dc.contributor.department American University in Cairo. Dept. of Law en_US
dc.embargo.lift 2021-01-09T12:16:58Z
dc.description.irb American University in Cairo Institutional Review Board approval is not necessary for this item, since the research is not concerned with living human beings or bodily tissue samples. en_US
dc.contributor.committeeMember Skouteris, Thomas
dc.contributor.committeeMember Hussien, Dalia


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