Energy and Natural Resources

WTO Law and the Right to Regulate: China – Rare Earths

On March 26, 2014, a World Trade Organization (WTO) panel issued its report on a dispute between the European Union, Japan and the United States as complainants and China as respondent over access to so-called “rare earths,” as well as tungsten and molybdenum.[1] The Panel found that China violated its obligations under the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade 1994 (GATT)[2] and the Accession Protocol[3] by

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Markus Wagner
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United Nations Security Council Adopts Resolution 2146 on Crude Oil Exports from Libya (March 19, 2014)

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Adom Malcolm Cooper

On March 19, 2014, the United Nations Security Council adopted Resolution 2146.

ICSID Tribunal Rejects Venezuela’s Request for Reconsideration of Earlier Decision in ConocoPhillips Case (March 10, 2014)

Author: 
Emily MacKenzie

On March 10, 2014, the ICSID Arbitral Tribunal (the Tribunal) rejected Venezuela's

The United Nations Compensation Commission Pays $1.03 Billion to Kuwait for Iraqi Invasion (January 23, 2014)

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Adom Malcolm Cooper

On January 23, 2014, the United Nations Compensation Commission (UNCC) issued $1.03 billion USD in damage claims to the Government of Kuwait arising out of the 1990 Iraqi invasion.

ICSID Tribunal Finds Lack of Jurisdiction in Metal-Tech Ltd. v. Republic of Uzbekistan (October 4, 2013)

Author: 
Djurdja Lazic

In Metal-Tech Ltd. v.

UN Releases Reports on Illicit Drug Production in Afghanistan (September 10, 2013 & November 13, 2013)

Author: 
Adom Malcolm Cooper

In a pair of reports issued this month, entitled Afghanistan: Survey of Commercial

Sustainable Fisheries and the Obligations of Flag and Coastal States: The Request by the Sub-Regional Fisheries Commission for an ITLOS Advisory Opinion

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19
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Michael A. Becker
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Tribunal Establishes Initial Procedures for Review of Mass Bondholder Claims against Argentina

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17
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16
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Ronald J. Bettauer
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The Indus Waters Kishenganga Arbitration (Pakistan v. India)

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Shashank Kumar
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