Michel Roberto Oliveira de Souza


This article explores three different approaches in changing the international investment dispute resolution institutional arrangement models. To do this, it first analyses the hegemonic Bilateral Investment Treaties’ system of investor-State arbitration. Then the article focus on critics related to the procedure, regarding jurisdictional issues. Thirdly, it presents three different approaches to change institutional arrangements in the investment dispute resolution system, as the European, the U.S. and the Brazilian approaches.


International Investment Dispute Settlement; Bilateral Investment Treaties; Institutional Arrangements

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