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Pérez-Aznar: The Use of Most-Favoured-Nation Clauses to Import Substantive Treaty Provisions in International Investment Agreements

Journal of International Economic Law

Pérez-Aznar: The Use of Most-Favoured-Nation Clauses to Import Substantive Treaty Provisions in International Investment Agreements Facundo Pérez-Aznar (Geneva Center for International Dispute Settlement) has posted The Use of Most-Favoured-Nation Clauses to Import Substantive Treaty Provisions in International Investment Agreements (Journal of International Economic Law, forthcoming). Here’s the abstract: The present …

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The Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons

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The Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons On July 7, 2017 a vote was held by a United Nations treaty conference to adopt the final text of the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons (TPNW). Of the 124 states participating in the conference, 122 states voted for adoption, …

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The Jadhav Case and the Legal Effect of Non-Registration of Treaties

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The Jadhav Case and the Legal Effect of Non-Registration of Treaties Those following the legal tangle of the Jadhav Case closely would have noticed India’s (attempted) coup de grâce in its oral submissions regarding the bilateral Agreement on Consular Access of 21 May 2008 between India and Pakistan (“2008 Agreement”, …

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Lines: Drug Control and Human Rights in International Law

Lines: Drug Control and Human Rights in International Law

Lines: Drug Control and Human Rights in International Law Richard Lines (Univ. of Essex – Human Rights Centre) has published Drug Control and Human Rights in International Law (Cambridge Univ. Press 2017). Here’s the abstract: Human rights violations occurring as a consequence of drug control and enforcement are a growing …

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The US and the Paris Agreement: In or Out and at What Cost?

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The US and the Paris Agreement: In or Out and at What Cost? Ever since President Donald Trump won the US elections, climate pundits have been playing the ‘will they, won’t they’ game in relation to US withdrawal from the hard-won and widely accepted 2015 Paris Agreement. The political need …

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The Brexit Bill and the Law of Treaties

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The Brexit Bill and the Law of Treaties As has been widely reported in the media (e.g. The Guardian, the BBC), the House of Lords reached two main legal conclusions in its March 2017 report on Brexit and the EU budget: Article 50 TEU allows the UK to leave the …

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Can’t Britain Exit Brexit?

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Can’t Britain Exit Brexit? by Edward Swaine Yesterday, Prime Minister Theresa May had hand-delivered to Brussels—via a black Jaguar, taking a secret route!—a notice “in accordance with Article 50(2) of the Treaty on European Union of the United Kingdom’s intention to withdraw from the European Union.”  Brexit is happening, even …

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Stone Sweet & Grisel: The Evolution of International Arbitration: Judicialization, Governance, Legitimacy

Stone Sweet & Grisel: The Evolution of International Arbitration: Judicialization, Governance, Legitimacy

Stone Sweet & Grisel: The Evolution of International Arbitration: Judicialization, Governance, Legitimacy Alec Stone Sweet (National Univ. of Singapore – Law) & Florian Grisel (King’s College London – Law) have published The Evolution of International Arbitration: Judicialization, Governance, Legitimacy (Oxford Univ. Press 2017). Here’s the abstract: The development of international …

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