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On 17 and 18 May 2018, the second conference in the Identity on the International Bench Series is taking place in The Hague, organized by the PluriCourts Centre of Excellence, Oslo University.
Book review byin the Review of International Organizations (December, 2017).
Szilárd Gáspár-Szilágyi provides comments on a recent decision by the CJEU and on its relevance for the negotiation and conclusion of future trade and investment agreements.
The conference is the second in the workshop series "Identity on the International Bench" organized by PluriCourts.
New research from PluriCourts reveals a tight network of actors shifting between the roles of lawyer and arbitrator in investment treaty arbitration.
This workshop will bring together scholars of philosophy, political theory and legal theory who study one or more regional and international courts and tribunals (ICs).
Opinion 2/15 is already causing quite a stir in legal academia. While some take an EU law perspective, others look at it from the perspective of investment law or public international law. In this short post I will not focus on purely legal issues. Instead, I will look at the Opinion’s effects on the EU’s investment policy and propose a change in the Commission’s approach to the negotiation of international economic agreements.
A small group of highly influential “power brokers” regularly combine multiple roles in investment arbitration but the controversial practice – known as “double hatting” – is not widespread within the field, researchers at the University of Oslo have found.
Investor-state dispute settlement is one of the most dynamic areas of international law. At this afternoon workshop, three works-in-progress that analyze recent developments will be discussed.