CYIL vol. 12 (2021)

CYIL 12 (2021) Investment Arbitration in Central and Eastern Europe… of investment protection too. 6 Secondly, right-wing populist movements have emerged in several CEE countries while liberal values and the rule of law principles have been weakened by growing centralisation of power. This development inherently raises once again a question of the need for investment protection provided by international law if domestic judicial systems do work properly and independently. In conclusion, taking into account the recent geopolitical developments, the book can be recommended as a valuable overview of an often neglected, but still highly relevant region in international investment law.

Ondřej Svoboda *

6 Yamada, H. Forgotten Promises: Bilateral Investment Treaties Between CEE and China , China Observers in Central and Eastern Europe, 6 November 2020. * Researcher, Department of International Law, Faculty of Law, Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic. This review was produced within the project of the Faculty of Law of the Charles University Progres Q04 – “Právo v měnícím se světě”.


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