Search results for investors\' rights.

Page 2 of 13

Post image

Two Weeks in Review, 18 – 31 January 2021

Jule Giegling discusses the legality of the trade measures imposed by China to combat COVID-19 under the SPS…

Read more
Post image

Against DCF valuation in ISDS: on the inflation of awards and the need to rethink the calculation of compensation for the loss of future profits

One of the most noticeable facts in recent ISDS is the spectacular inflation of compensation awarded to investors. The overall increase in the amounts is well documented.

Read more
Post image

Cairn Energy v India: Retroactive Taxation, Fair and Equitable Treatment and the General Principles Method

This post addresses an Award of 21 December 2020 in Cairn Energy v India, a case under the UK–India BIT. The headline outcome of the Award…

Read more
Post image

Two Weeks in Review, 12 – 25 October 2020

Online Teaching Joseph Weiler offers some thoughts on how to make Zoom teaching more engaging in…

Read more
Post image

Justifying privilege in international investment law – a rejoinder to Jurgen Kurtz

In a recent issue of EJIL (EJIL (2020), Vol. 31 No. 1), I have an article on how international investment law privileges foreign investors, to which Jürgen Kurtz…

Read more

Expropriating democracy: on the right and legitimacy of not ratifying CETA

In May 2020, the unwinding saga in CETA’s ratification landed in a divided Dutch Senate. The date of the decisive vote in the Senate is dependent on the…

Read more
Post image

UNCITRAL WGIII and Human Rights: towards a more balanced ISDS System?

Introduction Human rights law and investment arbitration law have traditionally been viewed as divergent fields, reflecting distinct objectives and representing the interests of different stakeholders. The…

Read more
Post image

Development, Peacebuilding, and the Rohingya in Myanmar

During his official visit to Myanmar in January 2017, the then British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson was accused of ‘incredible insensitivity’, for while in the Shwedagon Pagoda he…

Read more

Book Symposium: Comparative Reasoning in International Courts and Tribunals: A Very Brief Introduction

I Trying to distil six years of research, drafting, and revision into a pithy thousand-word blog post is a difficult task. But the challenge has provided me with…

Read more
Post image

Two Weeks in Review, 17 – 20 August 2020

Black Lives Matter Michael Fakhri and Ntina Tzouvala look…

Read more