Javier García Olmedo

About/Bio

Javier García Olmedo is a Ph.D. candidate at the International Max Planck Research School for Successful Dispute Resolution (IMPRS-SDR). His research focuses on the recognition of nationality in the fields of diplomatic protection and investor-State arbitration. Prior to joining the IMPRS-SDR, he worked as an associate in the arbitration group of an international law firm in Paris where he was involved in various proceedings conducted under the ICC and UNCITRAL rules, as well as the ICSID Convention.

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Claims by Dual Nationals under Investment Treaties: A New Form of Treaty Abuse?

The issue of treaty abuse (or ‘treaty shopping’) has received heightened attention recently in the context of the on-going negotiations for the conclusion of the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP). In a public consultation on the potential inclusion of an investor-State arbitration clause in TTIP, the European Commission (EC) has raised concerns regarding the investors’ manipulation of…

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