The Concept of Foreign Investment in Bilateral and Multilateral Agreements.

 Law Journal, University of Bahrain, 2006.


Abstract  :

By our research, we tried to analyze the investment phenomena in both domestic and international scales. Special emphasizes was devoted to the concept of foreign investment due to its close relation with the word trade. For this purpose we tried firstly to highlight this concept within the international agreements. Part of those agreements relies on the concept of investment to give right to its jurisdictioni.e. The Washington convention for the settlements of disputes of 1965.

We also tried to analyze the legal aspects of the foreign investment contracts in bilateral international agreements by dividing these contracts into two groups, the first focusing on the international economic contracts and the other group in connection with the word trade organization scope of activities