International investment law governs foreign direct investment and the resolution of disputes between foreign investors and sovereign states. This guide identifies the best resources for locating primary and secondary materials related to international investment law, with an emphasis on bilateral investment treaties (BITs) and the arbitration of investor-state disputes.
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If you need assistance with international investment law research, visit the reference desk, located in the Reading Room on the second floor of the Williams Library. Or contact the library's International and Foreign Law Department by phone (202-662-4195) or by email (firstname.lastname@example.org). Students, faculty, and staff of the Georgetown Law Center may chat with a librarian online or request a research consultation.
For advice on researching the resolution of international commercial disputes between private parties, consult the Law Library's guide to International Commercial Arbitration.