Published May 6, 2016 4:49 PM
Published May 4, 2016 10:43 AM
With its new, unique databases, the investment team at PluriCourts has contributed to establishing the centre as a hub for empirical legal research on investment treaty arbitration – and is shining some empirical light on the contested issue of investment treaties.
Published May 4, 2016 10:38 AM
With the increasing diffusion of investment agreements, investment treaty arbitration has become a major avenue for investors seeking protection of their investments against state acts. But this is not dispute settlement on the cheap, says professor Ole Kristian Fauchald.
Published Apr. 25, 2016 2:16 PM
Published Mar. 17, 2016 9:52 AM
The second in the series of PluriCourts reading seminars discusses texts by Daniel Bodansky, Allen Buchanan and Robert O. Keohane, and Nienke Grossman.
Published Mar. 14, 2016 1:53 PM
Book Presentation with Professor Jurgen Kurtz, University of Melbourne.
In this Trade and Investment Forum (TIF), Jurgen Kurtz will present his new book on the growing connections between international trade and investment law.
Published Feb. 25, 2016 10:10 AM
The first in the series of PluriCourts reading seminars discusses two core texts: one by Karen Alter and one by Armin von Bogdandy and Ingo Venzke.
Published Feb. 8, 2016 9:13 AM
Daniel Naurin, Coordinator and Professor of Political Science, PluriCourts.
Published Jan. 27, 2016 1:38 PM
This one day seminar will concern international law with a particular focus on the potential impacts of international adjudicative decisions on the future practice of international law in the Russian and Norwegian context.
Published Jan. 27, 2016 9:43 AM
Published Jan. 22, 2016 2:23 PM
In this Trade and Investment Forum (TIF) lunch, Yuliya Chernykh will present her article discussing an individual’s influence on the development of international law based on archival study of the work of Elihu Lauterpacht.
Published Jan. 13, 2016 9:29 AM
In this article, Postdoctoral Fellow Daniel Behn assesses the evolution of investment treaty arbitration, its current functioning and criticism, and perspectives for future development. Read the full article (SSRN).
Published Jan. 13, 2016 8:53 AM
Published Jan. 13, 2016 8:38 AM
Published Jan. 13, 2016 8:19 AM
Published Jan. 8, 2016 12:46 PM
This conference (Oslo, 25-26 August) aims to focus on the relationship, interactions and comparisons between the international trade and investment regimes in the context of adjudication of disputes. The deadline for submitting papers is 1 March 2016.
Published Jan. 4, 2016 2:06 PM
This book project, edited by Ole Kristian Fauchald and Daniel Behn, will bring together some 25 scholars from multiple disciplines who are conducting empirical research in the field of investment treaty arbitration. A writers' workshop took place in Oslo 27-28 August 2015 in order to consider 15 draft contributions. The plan is to finalize the book for publication during the first semester of 2016.
Published Dec. 21, 2015 11:46 AM
PluriCourts invites you to attend a two day conference on international Trade and Investment disputes.
To register for the conference, please follow this link. There is no fee to register for the conference.
Published Dec. 18, 2015 3:50 PM
Published Dec. 17, 2015 1:09 PM
PluriCourts lunch with professor Joost Pauwelyn (Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies, Geneva). He compares the trade dispute settlement mechanism under the WTO to investor-state dispute settlement (ISDS), and focuses specifically on the individuals deciding trade versus Investment disputes. Read his paper (SSRN).
Published Dec. 14, 2015 8:49 AM
In August 2015, Associate Professor Gus Van Harten (Osgoode Law School) visited PluriCourts. The paper he worked on and presented during his visit is now published under the title "Investment Treaties and the Internal Vetting of Regulatory Proposals: A Case Study from Canada". Read the paper (SSRN).
Published Nov. 19, 2015 9:46 AM
By Laura Létourneau-Tremblay, Researcher, MultiRights/PluriCourts and Maxim Usynin, Research Assistant, PluriCourts
Published Oct. 22, 2015 3:20 PM
On 29 October – 1 November 2015, a team of students will take part in a moot court at King’s College in London. They will compete with over 50 other teams from all over the world to solve a case on foreign investments in solar energy in Europe – and their work may impact the solution of ongoing real-life investment disputes.
Published Oct. 22, 2015 10:37 AM
By Phillipe Sands, Professor of Law and Director of the Centre on International Courts and Tribunals at University College London
Published Oct. 19, 2015 2:19 PM
By Daniel F. Behn, Posdoctoral Fellow, PluriCourts, and Laura Letourneau-Tremblay, Research Assistant, PluriCourts