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PART VI REGIONAL ASPECTS OF INVESTMENT PROTECTION, 29 CONFLICT OF NORMS STEMMING FROM INTRA-EU BITS AND EU LEGAL OBLIGATIONS: SOME REMARKS ON POSSIBLE SOLUTIONS

Marek Wierzbowski, Aleksander Gubrynowicz

From: International Investment Law for the 21st Century: Essays in Honour of Christoph Schreuer

Edited By: Christina Binder, Ursula Kriebaum, August Reinisch, Stephan Wittich

From: Oxford Public International Law (http://opil.ouplaw.com). (c) Oxford University Press, 2021. All Rights Reserved.date: 15 May 2021

Since the late 1980s, some countries belonging to the Eastern bloc started to revise their domestic policies in order to attract foreign investment, and thus, to spur their economies, which, having been deprived of modern know-how, and suffering permanent lack of capital, got bogged down in an acute crisis. One of the earliest signals that the policy of the East was on the point of a dramatic change was a set of bilateral investment treaties (BITs) which those countries concluded even before the collapse of the Soviet Union. This process continued after the change...
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