Mads Andenas


Professor Mads Andenas QC is Professor at the University of Oslo and a member of the ICSID Panel of Arbitrators. UN President-Rapporteur on Arbitrary Detention 2009-2015, Director of the British Institute of International and Comparative Law 1999-2006, and the Centre of European Law at King’s College, University of London 1991-1999. General Editor of the International and Comparative Law Quarterly 2000-2006 and from 1996, of European Business Law Review. Among his books: A Farewell to Fragmentation (CUP 2016), Courts and Comparative Law (OUP 2016), The Foundations and Future of Financial Regulation (Routledge 2013) and European Comparative Company Law (CUP 2009). The Lord Chancellor's recommendation when he in 2019 was appointed honorary Queen’s Counsel: ‘A stellar academic recommended for his work in comparative and international law, in familiarising academic and practising lawyers and the judiciary in this jurisdiction with other systems of law and by encouraging exchanges of views and approaches between common and civil lawyers.’

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Walking Back Dissents: A Reply to Helfer and Voeten

We see no need to respond to Helfer and Voeten’s reply (Stone Sweet, Sandholtz, and Andenas, 2021), beyond clarifying one major point. The basis of our critique of the Helfer and Voeten article (2020) concerns our inability to confirm the classifications reported in their data. Our focus is on those cases that are most likely…

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