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Oil exploration around the Falklands (Malvinas)

In June, I looked at the longstanding sovereignty dispute over the Falklands Islands (Malvinas) on the occasion of the 30-year anniversary of the 1982 war. I revisit this…

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ECHR leaves Northern Rock shareholders out in the cold

On August 1, the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) dashed hopes of Northern Rock shareholders to obtain compensation from the UK for the collapse and nationalization of…

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Necessity in Investor-State Arbitration: The Sempra Annulment decision

Sahib Singh is a  member of the international litigation and arbitration group at Skadden and a visiting lecturer at the University of Vienna. This note was prepared before…

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Functionalism’s Shortfalls or How to Depoliticize Global Constitutionalism

David Schneiderman is Professor of Law and Political Science at the Faculty of Law, University of Toronto. His publications include…

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The International Minimum Standard and Investment Law: The Proof is in the Pudding

A             Background Fair and equitable treatment provisions are found in almost all bilateral and multilateral investment treaties and many international investment agreements. Throughout the course of…

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Ecuador Denounces ICSID: Much Ado About Nothing?

Much has been made of Ecuador's recent withdrawal from the Convention on the Settlement of Investment Disputes between States and Nationals of Other States ('ICSID'). The…

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Fools Gold? Legitimate Expectations as Understood in Glamis Gold v USA

The recent decision of Glamis Gold v USA constitutes a leap forward in the articulation of norms of international investment law.  Paragraphs 1 through 9 contain an…

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