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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.

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Published Dec. 21, 2015 11:46 AM

PluriCourts invites you to attend a two day conference on international Trade and Investment disputes.

Registration

To register for the conference, please follow this link. There is no fee to register for the conference.

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

Published Oct. 2, 2015 2:05 PM

The 11th Annual Conference of the European Society of International Law (ESIL) was hosted by PluriCourts on 10-12 September 2015. A selection of the best papers presented at the conference will be published in an anthology edited by PluriCourts Directors Geir Ulfstein and Andreas Føllesdal.

Published Oct. 1, 2015 12:00 AM

Postdoctoral Fellow Michelle Q. Zang is on a three-months research stay at the Lauterpacht Centre at the University of Cambridge. She hopes to benefit of the specialized research community and receive valuable input for her ongoing work in the field of trade law.

Published Sep. 21, 2015 10:54 AM

Article by Postdoctoral Fellow Daniel Behn and Coordinator Ole Kristian Fauchald, in Manchester Journal of International Economic Law, Volume 12, Issue 2, 2015.

Published Sep. 17, 2015 10:48 AM

Research Assistant Tori Loven Kirkebø published an op-ed in the Norwegian newspaper Bergens Tidende. She argues that the Norwegian government should abandon its plans to conclude bilateral investment treaties. Read the entire article (in Norwegian).

Published Sep. 17, 2015 7:03 AM

From 21 September - 2 October, Professor Tania Voon (University of Melbourne) will strengthen the trade team at PluriCourts.

Published Sep. 14, 2015 4:55 PM

The new model bilateral investment treaty (BIT) will be presented by Margrethe Reinertsen Norum, Specialist Director at the Ministry of Trade, Industry and Fisheries. The introduction will be followed by comments by Professor Ole Kristian Fauchald and Postdoctoral Fellow Daniel Behn.

Published Sep. 8, 2015 4:08 PM

Bringing together leading experts on issues of tobacco control and international investment and trade law, this public seminar will discuss the tobacco industry’s strategy of using litigation against tobacco control regulations that states are implementing in the public interest.

Published Aug. 24, 2015 5:15 PM

By Maksim Usynin, Research Assistant, PluriCourts

Published Aug. 24, 2015 9:18 AM

Professor Alec Stone Sweet (Yale Law School) will be at PluriCourts this week to participate in several seminars and workshops.

Published Aug. 20, 2015 11:21 AM

Master thesis by Research Assistant Tori Loven Kirkebø. She examines the current system regulating state and corporate behavior with regards to human rights. As such it contributes to the debate on a global treaty on business and human rights through an interdisciplinary, human rights approach. Read the paper (SSRN).

Published Aug. 19, 2015 9:56 AM

This book project will bring together some 25 scholars from multiple disciplines who are conducting empirical research in the field of investment treaty arbitration. A writers' workshop takes 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 Aug. 6, 2015 10:21 AM

Informative discussion between the civil society and academica on the possible challenges of Norway's New Model BIT.

Published Aug. 6, 2015 10:12 AM

In this lunch presentation, Professor Alec Stone Sweet will share his views on the evolution of the international treaty arbitration system.

Published Aug. 6, 2015 10:07 AM

Gus Van Harten, professor at Osgoode Hall Law School, will present his ongoing research focusing on regulatory chill and investment treaties. Do investsment treaties constrain regulatory space?

Published Aug. 3, 2015 3:45 PM

Tarald Laudal Berge was interviewed by the Norwegian newspaper, Dagens Perspektiv,on his views regarding the negotiations of Norway's new draft model agreement.

Published July 23, 2015 11:29 AM

Two guest researchers join PluriCourts on 3 August: Andrew Mitchell (Melbourne University) and Gus Van Harten (York University, Canada).