Transnational Litigation, Arbitration, and Dispute Resolution

Can Trade Dispute Resolution Mechanisms Enhance State Compliance with International Health Regulations? Insights from MARPOL 73/78

Preventing or managing a global pandemic such as COVID-19 requires states to strictly comply with the World Health Organization's International Health Regulations 2005 (IHRs). However, like many multilateral environment agreements, the IHRs lack a strong dispute resolution mechanism to enhance state compliance. To bridge that gap, states have incorporated several environmental conventions into free trade agreements (FTAs) over the past fifteen years.

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24
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8
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Jie (Jeanne) Huang
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ICSID Rejects Respondents’ Preliminary Objections in DR-CAFTA Case

Author: 
Emma Schoenberger

4th Circuit: UK Arbitral Tribunal is a Foreign Tribunal under 28 U.S.C. 1782

Author: 
Justine N. Stefanelli

On March 30, 2020, the U.S.

The Snow Crab Dispute in Svalbard

The Spitsbergen (Svalbard) archipelago, located over 400 miles East of northern Greenland in the Arctic Ocean, was terra nullius until a 1920 treaty (Svalbard Treaty) recognized the "full and absolute sovereignty of Norway" over this territory.[1] Snow crabs settled in the region some two decades ago and have since become abundant in these waters.

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24
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4
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Hélène De Pooter
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ICSID Releases Comments on Proposed Amendments to Procedural Rules (January 18, 2019)

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Caitlin Behles

On January 18, 2019, the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) released a