The "convergence ethic” that dominates the understandings of the EU’s external action finds a specific manifestation in the area of international investment law. This chapter suggests that, while international investment agreements (IIAs) may function as instruments of convergence, the nature of this convergence is problematic – and so is the EU’s relationship with IIAs.

The EU and International Investment Agreements: To Diverge is to Converge

Mauro Gatti
2020

Abstract

The "convergence ethic” that dominates the understandings of the EU’s external action finds a specific manifestation in the area of international investment law. This chapter suggests that, while international investment agreements (IIAs) may function as instruments of convergence, the nature of this convergence is problematic – and so is the EU’s relationship with IIAs.
Framing Convergence with the Global Legal Order: The EU and the World
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