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The ASEAN Comprehensive Investment Agreement

The ASEAN Comprehensive Investment Agreement

The Regionalisation of Laws and Policy on Foreign Investment

Elgar International Investment Law series

Julien Chaisse and Sufian Jusoh

The International Investment regime is one of the fastest growing areas of international economic law which increasingly rely on large membership investment treaties such as the ASEAN comprehensive Investment Agreement. This book comprehensively examines the role of this specific agreement and situates it in the wider trend towards the regionalisation of laws and policy on foreign investment.

Chapter 16: Cross benefits of ACIA and ASEAN+DP PTAs

Julien Chaisse and Sufian Jusoh

Subjects: asian studies, asian law, law - academic, asian law, international commercial law, international economic law, trade law, international investment law


This chapter discusses whether investors may obtain benefits from one or all of the agreements in order to protect their investment in any of the countries subject to the discussion here. ACIA does not interfere with the existing rights and obligations of the AMS over any other international agreement to which the AMS is a party. This means that each individual AMS may have to observe the rights and obligations under the agreements at the point of ACIA comes into force and this covers ACFTA, AKIA and AANZFTA as all three agreements came into force before ACIA’s date of entry into force on 29 March 2012.

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