A Study in Gold: Gabriel Resources v. Romania: Qui Prodest? The Neo Liberal Rhetoric and the Multi-Facet Impact of the Investment Agreement in Roșia Montană

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A Study in Gold: Gabriel Resources v. Romania : Qui Prodest? The Neo Liberal Rhetoric and the Multi-Facet Impact of the Investment Agreement in Roșia Montană. / Stanescu, Catalin Gabriel.

Handbook of International Investment Law and Policy: Trends in International Investment Rulemaking and Investor-State Dispute Settlement. red. / Julien Chaisse; Leïla Choukroune; Sufian Jusoh. Bind IV Springer, 2020. s. 1-27.

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Stanescu, CG 2020, A Study in Gold: Gabriel Resources v. Romania: Qui Prodest? The Neo Liberal Rhetoric and the Multi-Facet Impact of the Investment Agreement in Roșia Montană. i J Chaisse, L Choukroune & S Jusoh (red), Handbook of International Investment Law and Policy: Trends in International Investment Rulemaking and Investor-State Dispute Settlement. bind IV, Springer, s. 1-27. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-13-5744-2_110-1, https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-13-5744-2_110-1

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Stanescu, C. G. (2020). A Study in Gold: Gabriel Resources v. Romania: Qui Prodest? The Neo Liberal Rhetoric and the Multi-Facet Impact of the Investment Agreement in Roșia Montană. I J. Chaisse, L. Choukroune, & S. Jusoh (red.), Handbook of International Investment Law and Policy: Trends in International Investment Rulemaking and Investor-State Dispute Settlement (Bind IV, s. 1-27). Springer. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-13-5744-2_110-1, https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-13-5744-2_110-1

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Stanescu CG. A Study in Gold: Gabriel Resources v. Romania: Qui Prodest? The Neo Liberal Rhetoric and the Multi-Facet Impact of the Investment Agreement in Roșia Montană. I Chaisse J, Choukroune L, Jusoh S, red., Handbook of International Investment Law and Policy: Trends in International Investment Rulemaking and Investor-State Dispute Settlement. Bind IV. Springer. 2020. s. 1-27 https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-13-5744-2_110-1, https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-13-5744-2_110-1

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Stanescu, Catalin Gabriel. / A Study in Gold: Gabriel Resources v. Romania : Qui Prodest? The Neo Liberal Rhetoric and the Multi-Facet Impact of the Investment Agreement in Roșia Montană. Handbook of International Investment Law and Policy: Trends in International Investment Rulemaking and Investor-State Dispute Settlement. red. / Julien Chaisse ; Leïla Choukroune ; Sufian Jusoh. Bind IV Springer, 2020. s. 1-27

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