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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.
Conference on the impact of gender on the international bench. The conference is the first in the workshop series "Identity on the International Bench" organized by PluriCourts.
PluriCourts Seminar with Professor Alec Stone Sweet, National University Singapore.
Special Issue in the Journal of World Investment & Trade. (Vol. 18), edited by Daniel Behn and Ole Kristian Fauchald.
How do national and international courts and tribunals use international judicial decisions? Many discuss this phenomenon under labels such us 'judicial dialogue', 'cross-pollination', and/or 'cross-fertilization'.
This seminar is co-organized by the Department of Private Law and PluriCourts.
PluriCourts, Scandinavian Institute of Maritime Law, and the Faculty of Law at the University of Oslo are co-hosting the Spring 2017 seminar of the Nordic Network on Investment Law.