Transnational Litigation, Arbitration, and Dispute Resolution

Abyei Arbitration – Final Award

Introduction

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15
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John R. Crook
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Wiwa v. Shell: The $15.5 Million Settlement

Introduction

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13
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14
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Ingrid Wuerth
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Eritrea-Ethiopia Claims Commission: Damage Awards

Background

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13
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13
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Michael J. Matheson
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WTO Panel Report on Consistency of Chinese Intellectual Property Standards

On March 20, 2009, the World Trade Organization (WTO) Dispute Settlement Body adopted the report of the dispute settlement panel in China – Measures Affecting the Protection and Enforcement of Intellectual Property Rights (China – IPR).[1] The report addressed three claims brought by the United States alleging that certain Chinese measures are inconsistent with the WTO Agreement on Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights (TRIPS).

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4
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James Mendenhall
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International Legal Responses to Piracy off the Coast of Somalia

Introduction

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13
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2
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Eugene Kontorovich
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ICSID Tribunal Finds Tanzania To Have Violated Bilateral Investment Treaty But Declines To Award Any Damages

Introduction

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12
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27
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Andrea K. Bjorklund
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Legality of Veto to NATO Accession: Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia Sues Greece before the ICJ

Introduction

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12
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26
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Markos Karavias & Antonios Tzanakopoulos
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WTO Appellate Body Upholds Compliance Panel's Findings in Cotton Subsidies Dispute

I. Introduction

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12
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19
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Karen Halverson Cross
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Hall Street Assocs. v. Mattel, Inc.: Supreme Court Denies Enforcement of Agreement to Expand the Grounds for Vacatur Under the Federal Arbitration Act

On March 25, 2008, the United States Supreme Court announced its judgment in Hall Street Assocs. v. Mattel, Inc.,[1] a case involving the exclusivity of the grounds for vacating arbitral awards under the Federal Arbitration Act (FAA). As explained below, the decision holds that the disputing parties may not agree to expand the grounds for vacatur beyond those listed in 9 U.S.C. § 10.

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11
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Charles H. Brower, II
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Medellin v. Texas: Supreme Court Holds ICJ Decisions under the Consular Convention Not Binding Federal Law, Rejects Presidential Enforcement of ICJ Judgments over State Proceedings

On March 25, 2008, the U.S. Supreme Court decided Medellin v. Texas,[1] a case in which a Mexican national on death row in Texas challenged his conviction on the basis that he was not afforded his right of consular notification under the Vienna Convention on Consular Relations (VCCR). In a 6-3 decision, the Court held that the 2004 decision of the International Court of Justice (ICJ) in Mexico v.

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12
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6
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Margaret E. McGuinness
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