Yenkong Ngangjoh Hodu

About/Bio

Dr Yenkong Ngangjoh Hodu is a Senior Lecturer in Law and the Director of LLM and MA Programmes at the University of Manchester School of Law. He regularly serves as consultant to governments, regional organizations, and UN agencies on international trade and investment law. He is a Barrister and Solicitor and a visiting Professor to many universities in Africa, Europe and China.

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Legitimate Expectations in Investment Disputes: A Reply to Sadie Blanchard

Let me clarify some few points which Sadie Blanchard has disagreed with in my last post. As indicated in my last post, the fair and equitable standard from which the doctrine of legitimate expectations is derived requires the host state among other things to act in good faith and without arbitrariness towards foreign investors (See Techmed…

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A Critique of the Legitimate Expectations Doctrine in Investment Treaty Arbitration

Dr Yenkong Ngangjoh Hodu is a Senior Lecturer in Law at the University of Manchester School of Law. In recent years, the concept of ‘legitimate expectations’ has routinely been put forward by claimants as the basis of claims in investment treaty arbitrations, and endorsed by some arbitrators (see International Thunderbird Gaming Corporation v  United Mexican States, Separate Opinion…

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