The Investor-State Law Guide (ISLG) allows you to
conduct research into investment treaty law with “pinpoint
accuracy”. Researchers will find it a valuable resource for locating
treaties, rules, and cases related to investment treaty law. The UNC Law
Library has recently acquired access for UNC Law faculty and students.
The ISLG document collection contains arbitration rules,
international treaties & rules, bilateral investment treaties, investment
treaty jurisprudence, free trade agreements, NAFTA, and NAFTA jurisprudence.
Not only does ISLG contain this large collection of documents, it also has many valuable search
options for navigating the database and especially for identifying
relevant documents on an issue of law.
ISLG has five main research tools: Subject Navigator,
Article Citator, Jurisprudence Citator, Terms & Phrases, and Full Text
Search. This combination of tools allows the user to conduct detailed research into a particular issue, instrument, or
Access the Investor-State Law Guide through the list of legal databases available on the UNC Law Library website.
This directory of investment treaty arbitral law subjects allows you to dig
deep into issues and sub-issues before ultimately locating relevant cases that
discuss the selected issue.
Article Citator: After
selecting a particular instrument, the article citator identifies where
specific provisions of the instrument have been cited by tribunals.
When looking at a decision in the database, this citator allows you to view cases
where tribunals subsequently refer to the decision generally or where tribunals
cite to specific parts of the decision.
Posted by Nicole M. Downing on Mon. December 5, 2016 10:24 AM