International Business Transactions

Slovak Republic v. Achmea BV: The Death Knell for Intra-EU BITs?

On March 6, 2018, the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) issued its judgment in Slovak Republic v. Achmea BV,[1] concluding that the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union (TFEU)[2] precluded a provision in a bilateral investment treaty (BIT) between two member states of the Europe Union (EU) authorizing investor-state arbitration.

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22
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8
Author: 
John I. Blanck
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African Leaders Create Continental Free Trade Area (March 21, 2018)

Author: 
Caitlin Behles

On March 21, 2018, the Assembly of the African Union passed a decision at its Tent

WTO Appellate Body Upholds Ruling Allowing EU Anti-Dumping Duties against Indonesia Fatty Alcohols (September 5, 2017)

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Caitlin Behles

On September 5, 2017, the World Trade Organization (WTO) appellate body issued its report on “European Union

European Commission Fines Google €2.42 Billion for Breaching Antitrust Rules (June 27, 2017)

Author: 
Caitlin Behles

On June 27, 2017, the European Commission fined Google €2.42 billion for breaching EU antitrust rules. According to the

European Court of Justice Rules EU Cannot Conclude Free Trade Agreement with Singapore Alone (May 16, 2017)

Author: 
Caitlin Behles

On May 16, 2017, the Court of Justice of the European Union

U.S. Supreme Court Rules FSIA Expropriation Exception Applies Only if Property is Taken in Violation of International Law (May 1, 2017)

Author: 
Caitlin Behles

On May 1, 2017, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in Venezuela v.

ICSID Tribunal Dismisses Eli Lilly Patent Case Against Canada (March 16, 2017)

Author: 
Caitlin Behles

On March 16, 2017, an International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) Tribunal issued an