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From: Calculation of Compensation and Damages in International Investment Law

Irmgard Marboe

From: Oxford Legal Research Library (http://olrl.ouplaw.com). (c) Oxford University Press, 2023. All Rights Reserved.date: 13 June 2024

Awards — Compensation — Damages

The calculation of compensation and damages plays an important role in international investment arbitration. Claimants are usually interested above all with the question of how much they can expect to receive after a possibly long-lasting legal procedure. In addition, general preventive reasons should also be kept in mind. It follows that the financial assessment of the legal claims should as closely as possible reflect economic realities. This means that generally accepted valuation standards and approaches should be applied which so far has not been self-evident in international legal disputes.

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