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The Law of International Responsibility edited by Crawford, James; Pellet, Alain; Olleson, Simon; Parlett, Kate

Part V The Implementation of International Responsibility, Ch.69 Injuries to Corporations

Vaughan Lowe

From: The Law of International Responsibility

Edited By: James Crawford, Alain Pellet, Simon Olleson, Kate Parlett

From: Oxford Public International Law (http://opil.ouplaw.com). (c) Oxford University Press, 2015. All Rights Reserved.date: 11 December 2019

Subject(s):
Nationality of corporations — Responsibility of states — Nationalilty of individuals — Wrongful acts — Nationality of investor — National treatment — Most-favoured-nation treatment (MFN) — Fair and equitable treatment standard
The principles of international law governing the question of injuries to moral persons—companies, corporations, and other legal entities created by municipal law—have been slow to develop, and at the time of writing1 are still far from presenting a comprehensive and coherent system. The topic has been under consideration by the ILC since 1997, and reference should be made to its reports for its views on the matters discussed in this Chapter.2 These issues are, moreover, overlain by a fast-growing body of treaty law which makes special provision for the...
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