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Wto Litigation Investment Arbitration And Commercial Arbitration

Author : Jorge Alberto Huerta-Goldman
ISBN : 9041146865
Genre : Law
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La 4ème de couverture indique : "International investment arbitration, commercial arbitration, and WTO litigation are no longer separate and isolated disciplines. Increasingly, the same international trade dispute or set of potentially unlawful measures taken by a State are subject to overlapping substantive rules and standards contained in a WTO treaty, an investment treaty, or a commercial or investment agreement, each covering a different aspect and each providing for different jurisdictions, procedural avenues, substantive standards and remedies. There exists, however, a wide range of 'cross-cutting' issues and points of 'cross-fertilization' between international commercial arbitration, investment arbitration and WTO litigation, which users of these regimes should be aware of. This book deals with the overlap of the three regimes and discusses the resulting advantages and pitfalls. This book gathers contributions by twenty-five world-class practitioners, leading academics, adjudicators, and civil servants in the field of WTO litigation, investment arbitration, and commercial arbitration. It provides a practical cross-cutting analysis of the different dispute settlement mechanisms that exist in international trade and investment and offers valuable insights into how to use best practices among the three systems. The book addresses the critical areas of overlap that exist in the three disciplines, including: management of parallel proceedings and role of politics and 'pressure points' within host governments ; selection and appointment of arbitrators, panels and Appellate Body members ; use of experts and economics ; search of the applicable law; interpretation of the national treatment principle and other substantive standards and legal tests; methods of redressing 'moral damage'; regimes of review, appeals and annulment; enfoncement systems of awards, implementation of WTO Law and other legal remedies; and allocation of costs. In addition to being the first in-depth exploration of the interaction among WTO litigation, investment arbitration and international commercial arbitration, this book brings a singularly practical perspective to bear on the three dispute settlement mechanisms and how each can be used to best advantage."

Good Faith And International Economic Law

Author : Andrew D. Mitchell
ISBN : 9780198739791
Genre : Good faith
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In international economic law, the principle of good faith has been argued and applied in a highly fragmented and disjointed way, leading to inconsistent decisions by tribunals. This book provides a comprehensive analysis of the principle and practice of good faith, and its relationship with international trade and investment.

Reshaping The Investor State Dispute Settlement System

Author : Jean E. Kalicki
ISBN : 9789004291102
Genre : Law
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In Reshaping the Investor-State Dispute Settlement System, Jean E. Kalicki and Anna Joubin-Bret offer a broad compendium of practical suggestions for reform of the current system of resolving international investment treaty disputes through arbitration.

Transparency In International Trade And Investment Dispute Settlement

Author : Junji Nakagawa
ISBN : 9780415528733
Genre : Business & Economics
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An increasing number of international trade disputes are settled through the WTO dispute settlement (DS) procedure. In parallel, an increasing number of international investment disputes are settled through investor-host state arbitration procedure. What does "transparency" mean in the context of international trade and investment dispute settlement? Why is enhanced transparency demanded? To what extent and in what manner should these dispute settlement procedures be transparent? The book addresses these issues of securing transparency in international trade and investment dispute settlement. Transparency in international trade and investment dispute settlement drew attention of international economic law scholars in the late 1990s, but most literature discusses the transparency in trade DS and investment DS separately. The book deals with the issue in a comprehensive and coherent manner, combining the analyses of the issue in both DS procedures and comparing the pros and cons to enhanced transparency in them. The main argument of the book is, firstly, that transparency in these procedures should be enhanced so that they may be accountable to a wider range of stakeholders, but, secondly, that the extent and the manner of transparency might differ in these two procedures, reflecting their structural and functional differences. The book appeals to both scholars and students interested in international economic law and international relations, as well as lawyers and government officials who deal with international trade and investment regulation.

Retaliation In The Wto Dispute Settlement System

Author : Sherzod Shadikhodjaev
ISBN : 9789041128119
Genre : Law
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"This work provides in-depth legal analysis of the procedural and substantive aspects of retaliation under the WTO dispute settlement system with particular reference to relevant rules and case law. It identifies peculiarities of WTO retaliation as compared with countermeasures of general international law. It examines the retaliation regime under GATT 1947 and the Dispute Settlement Understanding, as well as the special retaliation regime under the Subsidies and Countervailing Measures Agreement. It includes a case study with respect to the calculation of the level of retaliation in Article 22.6/4.11 arbitration. Finally, it explores the gaps in the current retaliation system with regard to both procedural Issues and the matter of efficacy, and analyzes all relevant solutions. In sum, this book Is designed to examine the way the WTO retaliation system works and explore possible Improvements." --Book Jacket.

Internationale Investitionsschiedsverfahren Und Nationale Gerichte

Author : Helene Bubrowski
ISBN : 3161522419
Genre : Law
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In den vergangenen zwei Jahrzehnten hat sich die internationale Schiedsgerichtsbarkeit zum zentralen Forum fr die Beilegung von Streitigkeiten zwischen auslndischen Investoren und Gaststaaten entwickelt. Damit ist die Rolle der staatlichen Gerichtsbarkeit aber nicht entfallen. Helene Bubrowski legt vielmehr dar, dass Investitionsschiedsverfahren und nationale Gerichtsverfahren in mannigfaltiger Weise ineinander verzahnt sind: Auf Zustndigkeitsebene besteht ein Konkurrenzverhltnis; vor Beginn eines Schiedsverfahrens stellt sich die Frage nach dem Erfordernis der Rechtswegerschpfung und nach der Rechtskraftwirkung von Gerichtsurteilen; nach Abschluss eines Schiedsverfahrens sind staatliche Gerichte zur Aufhebung und Vollstreckung von Schiedssprchen berufen. Bei der dogmatischen Systematisierung des Verhltnisses der internationalen und nationalen Streitschlichtungsmechanismen nimmt die Autorin auch politische und wirtschaftliche Zusammenhnge in den Blick. Die Arbeit wurde mit dem Osborne Clarke Preis fr Internationales Recht ausgezeichnet.

Fifteen Years Of Nafta Chapter 11 Arbitration

Author : Emmanuel Gaillard
ISBN : 9781933833767
Genre : Law
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About the IAI Series on International Arbitration: The IAI (International Arbitration Institute) Series on International Arbitration is a publication focusing on topical questions of international arbitration discussed at conferences organized by the IAI. About the IAI: The International Arbitration Institute (IAI) is an organization created under the auspices of the Comité Français de l'Arbitrage (CFA) with the purpose of fostering exchanges in the field of international arbitration. It currently has over 600 members on a worldwide basis. Its activities include the organization of international conferences, as well as the publication of a Directory of Members, which is the most highly regarded freely accessible source of information on international arbitration specialists. About the Book: The seventh in the International Arbitration Institute (IAI) series, Fifteen Years of NAFTA: Section 11 Arbitration compiles the papers from leading authorities on NAFTA dispute resolution, presented at the international academic conference, 15 Years of NAFTA Chapter 11 Arbitration, in Montreal on 25 September 2009. Where necessary. the chapters were revised and updated before publication. As a result, the reader receives up-to-date practical tips and important analyses of difficult issues. Dealing wholly with investment arbitration, the work focuses specifically on the controversial Chapter 11 feature of the NAFTA agreement and its influence on international investment law. Chapter 11 arbitration is an area of growing importance for both practitioners and academics, and the work covers both substantive and procedural issues.

Establishing Judicial Authority In International Economic Law

Author : Joanna Jemielniak
ISBN : 9781107147102
Genre : Law
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This book discusses how international judicial authority is established and managed in key fields of international economic law. Its unique legal-centric approach sees the consolidation of judicial authority as a universal trend and its broad international appeal makes it essential reading for researchers, practitioners and students alike.

Advocacy In International Commercial Arbitration Asa Special Series No 36

Author : Elliott Geisinger
ISBN : 9781933833910
Genre : Law
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Corporate counsel, arbitrators and lawyers discuss their experiences with advocates in international arbitration, their expectations of good advocacy in a critical analysis of The ASA Charter of Advocacy in International Commercial Arbitration. Issues discussed include: Differences in Culture and Style Evolution of the Role Model Over Time The Relationship with the Client and the Tribunal The Relationship with Witnesses and Experts The Use of Consultants and Their Management Contributing Authors: Sheila Ahuja Matthew Gearing Bernard Hanotiau Henry Peter Jeffrey Waincymer

Improving International Investment Agreements

Author : Armand L. C. De Mestral
ISBN : 9780415671972
Genre : Business & Economics
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"In recent years, the world has witnessed the coming of age of international investment law. The numbers are telling with over 2600 bilateral investment treaties, over 462 free trade, customs unions and other economic partnership agreements notified to the WTO, with 276 being in force, an increasing number of which include investment chapters, and over 350 known investor-State treaty-based arbitrations. This phenomenon has not left many untouched as over 175 States have signed international investment agreements (IIAs) and at least 81 governments have faced investment treaty arbitrations. The regime, however, has not been without criticisms. The main criticisms being: that IIAs do not fulfil their great bargain the promotion of investment, while they effectively protect powerful economic interests; that IIAs protect investor's rights over the public interest of the host country; that the dispute settlement system put in place by IIAs lacks legitimacy due to the fundamentally ad hoc nature of investor-State arbitration; and that the complexity and cost of the system are out of control.This book takes stock of developments in international investment law and analyzes potential solutions to some of these criticisms from the perspective of international public policy, in negotiations, substantive obligations and dispute resolution. The book is prepared by a group of scholars and practitioners from Canada and Europe. It takes a multidisciplinary approach to the subject, with analysis from the legal, political and economic perspectives. The first part of the book traces the evolution in IIA treaty-making and provides an evaluation from a political economy and economics perspective. The other three parts are organised around the concepts of efficiency, legitimacy and sustainability. Each contributor analyzes one or more issues of treaty negotiation, substance or dispute resolution, with the ultimate aim of improving IIA treaty-making in these respects."--

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