Transnational Litigation, Arbitration, and Dispute Resolution

EU Publishes Proposal for an International Investment Court under TTIP (November 12, 2015)

Author: 
Catherina Valenzuela-Bock

On November 12, 2015, the European Union (EU) published its proposal for investment protection an

Oman Wins Arbitration Brought Under U.S.-Oman Free Trade Agreement (November 3, 2015)

Author: 
Catherina Valenzuela-Bock

On November 3, 2015, a tribunal constituted under the ICSID Convention

Negotiating Parties Reach Agreement on Trans-Pacific Trade Deal (October 5, 2015)

Author: 
Catherina Valenzuela-Bock

On October 5, 2015, The United States and eleven other Pacific Rim nations finalized their negotiations and agreed on the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), a regional trade agreement combining forty

Swiss Court Orders Israel to Pay Iran Billion-Dollar Award in Oil Pipeline Dispute (May 20, 2015)

Author: 
Caitlin Behles

On May 20, 2015, a Swiss Court ordered an Israeli oil company, the Eilat Ashkelon Pipeline Company, to pay Iran $1.1 billion in compensation regarding the revenues from an oil pipeline that began a

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Does TTIP Need Investor-State Dispute Settlement?

Author: 
Eckhard Hellbeck

On April 10, 2015, Professor Andrea Bjorklund, McGill University Faculty of Law, moderated a lively panel discussing the role of Investor-State Dispute Settlement (“ISDS”), in pa

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Ethical Issues in International Law Practice

Author: 
Z.J. Jennifer Lim

On April 11, the 2015 ASIL Annual Meeting held a session exploring ethical issues in a variety of international law-related settings.  The session was moderated by Dr. Zach Kaufman, a U.S.

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Public Morals and Policy Space after the WTO’s Seal Products Case

Author: 
Christina Skinner

On April 9, the panel on “Public Morals and Policy Space after the WTO’s Seal Products Case” provided a number of interesting insights into the Appellate Body decision in that ca

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The Role of International Law in Negotiating Peace

Author: 
Veronica Glick

On Thursday afternoon, the ASIL Annual Meeting featured a screening of the documentary “The Agreement,” directed by Karen Stokkendal Poulsen, followed by a panel discussion moderated by Veronika Fi