PluriCourts studies the various forms of dispute settlement under the World Trade Organization (WTO), as well as a range of bilateral and regional trade tribunals.
New members of the PluriCourts team
This semester PluriCourts welcomes five new employees - four PhD Fellows and one Postdoctoral Fellow.
Jurisdiction of the WTO and investment tribunals to decide other public international law norms: balancing State consent and efficiency
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.
Nationality and National Origin: From Non-Discrimination to Equality
Monograph by professor Freya Baetens (forthcoming).
International trade courts and tribunals
We study the following trade courts and tribunals:
The Growing Tendency of Including Investment Chapters in PTAs
Article by Maksim Usynin and postdoctoral fellow Szilárd Gáspár-Szilágyi, published in Netherlands Yearbook of International Law.
“No deal is better than a bad deal"? The fallacy of the WTO fall-back option as a post-Brexit safety net
Article by professor Freya Baetens, published in Common Market Law Review.