Domus Nova, 5th floor
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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.
Below is information on official data sources and several databases on World Trade Organization Dispute Settlement.
On Wednesday Nov. 2, NUPI stated that Norway will reap substantial benefits from the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) negotiated by USA and EU. However, the report is hampered by poor methodology and low contextual understanding.
The 25th and 26th of August marked an important event in PluriCourts’ history, the conference on ‘Adjudicating International Trade and Investment Disputes: Between Isolation and Interaction’. As the title suggests, the main topic of the conference was the interplay between the international trade and investment regimes, mainly the question of convergence and divergence and whether this cross‑fertilization is beneficial or should be treated with caution.
Trade and Investment forum with Catherine A. Rogers
The second in the series of PluriCourts reading seminars discusses texts by Daniel Bodansky, Allen Buchanan and Robert O. Keohane, and Nienke Grossman.
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.
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.
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).
Is fragmentation a threat to international law? In their book, Professor Mads Andenæs and Dr Eirik Bjørge (eds.) contend that the fragmentation of international law is far exceeded by its convergence. Discussants at the book launch will be Professor Inger Johanne Sand and PhD Candidate Sondre Torp Helmersen.
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.
Senior Lecturer Lorand Bartels (Cambridge University) presents his recent research on the law applicable by WTO panels and the Appellate Body in dispute settlement proceedings.
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.