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18 Jun, 2011

Investment Arbitration as the ‘New Frontier' By: Chester W . Brown

Abstract: Since the Argentine financial crisis of 2001-2002, bilateral investment treaties (“BITs”) have increasingly come under the spotlight as a means by which foreign investors can enforce their rights against the host State of their investment. These rights come in the form of various substantive standards of protection, such as the protection against expropriation, the right to fair and equitable…

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18 Jun, 2011

International Commercial Arbitration in Sweden By: Dr. Kaj Hober

International Commercial Arbitration in Sweden offerscomprehensive coverage and analysis of the principles, rules andlegal aspects of international commercial arbitration in Sweden.Sweden has long been a leading centre for internationalarbitrations, particularly for disputes involving parties fromthe former Societ Union, other Eastern European countries, andChina. Written by a renowned author with more than 25 years experience,practicing both as counsel and arbitrator, this…

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18 Jun, 2011

The Evolving International Investment Regime: Expectations, Realities, Options By: J.E. Alvarez, K.P. Sauvant, K. Girard AHMED, G.P. Vizcamno

Offers analysis and predictions of international investment issues from multiple experts Discusses both current and future trends in foreign investment Examines effects of international investment on both developed and developing nations Considers improvements that can be made in investment law and policy Discusses regulation of multinationals With the growth of the global economy over the past two decades, foreign direct…

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18 Jun, 2011

EU External Relations Law (2nd Edition) By: Piet Eeckhout

An invaluable guide to EU external relations law, this new edition will be essential reading for all working in this privotal area Fully revised to examine the impact of the Lisbon Treaty and recent case law on EU actions on the international stage Addresses the rapid developments in security and defence policy, the fastest evolving area of external relations The…

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18 Jun, 2011

A Guide to the ICDR International Arbitration Rules By: Martin F. Gusy, James M. Hosking, Franz T. Schwarz

The first stand-alone comprehensive commentary on the ICDR International Arbitration Rules. Follows the thematic structure of the rules, addressing key issues and providing ample cross-referencing to aid the reader in understanding the relationship between the various rules and practice notes. Practical examples highlight the real issues practitioners are likely to encounter when dealing with an ICDR arbitration. Includes an overview…

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18 Jun, 2011

The Law of Treaties Beyond the Vienna Convention Edited By: Enzo Cannizzaro

A comprehensive assessment of the Vienna Convention on the Law of Treaties by a stellar team of contributors Insightful examination of the interplay between the Vienna Convention and customary international law, interpreting the provisions of the Convention in light of subsequent developments Innovative analysis of the crucial concept of jus cogens and the role it has come to play in…

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18 Jun, 2011

Journal of World Investment & Trade (Vol. 11, no. 6, December 2010)

Contents include: Jan Schokkaert & Yvon Heckseher, Investment Contracts between Sovereign States and Private Companies—Link between BITs and State Contracts Elena Blanco, Tran Anh Dung & Umut Turksen, Evolving to Perfection? Enforcement of International Arbitral Awards in Vietnam Mohamed Hedi Bchir, Hakim Ben Hammouda & Kaouther Abderrahim, Exports Sophistication and Trade Potential in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA)…

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03 Jun, 2011

'A Few Words On The Tension Between Efficiency And Justice', by José I. Astigarraga

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