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Doctoral Research Fellow Tarald Laudal Berge and professor Malcolm Langford comment on the negotiations over how to reform investor-state dispute settlement (ISDS) that took place under the auspices of the United Nations in Vienna last week. Almost 100 states were present to discuss the need to establish a new system for resolving disputes between multinational corporations and states.
Call for papers:
The ISDS Academic Forum, together with PluriCourts Centre for Excellence (LEGINVEST) and Forum for Law & Social Science at the University of Oslo, will host a workshop on reforming international investment arbitration in Oslo 1-2 February 2019.
Submission Deadline: 1 December 2018.
This semester PluriCourts welcomes five new employees - four PhD Fellows and one Postdoctoral Fellow.
PhD fellow Tarald Laudal Berge investigates the politico-economic causes and effects of the international regime for regulating international investors.
PhD candidate Nicola Strain investigates whether the World Trade Organization Panels and Appellate Body and investor-state investment arbitrations have jurisdiction to decide questions of public international law when such issues arise in close connection with a dispute under the agreement conferring jurisdiction on the tribunal.
Malcolm Langford and Daniel Behn published the article Managing Backlash: The Evolving Investment Treaty Arbitrator? in European Journal of International Law.
EU Internal Market Law and the investment treaties of member states (and EEA/EFTA states) bring up difficult questions. This seminar addresses the pressing questions brought up by a Grand Chamber decision by the European Court and a subsequent but conflicting arbitration award.
Online Book Launch at the ICSID Secretariat.
By Taylor St. John and Yuliya Chernykh. This text was originally published on the EJIL Talk - Blog of the European Journal of International Law.
The conference is the third in the workshop series "Identity on the International Bench" organized by PluriCourts.
When and why do international courts and tribunals (ICs) provide a comparative advantage over alternative institutions and mechanisms ?
Book chapter by Malcolm Langford, Daniel Behn and Ole Kristian Fauchald in Tanja Aalberts and Thomas Gammeltoft-Hansen (eds.) The Changing Practices of International Law, Cambridge University Press, 2018.
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.