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New books, articles and reports on investment treaty law: January to May 2010
By Prof. Andrew Newcombe, Faculty of Law, University of Victoria
Alvik, Ivar. Contracting with Sovereignty (Hart, forthcoming 2010).
Bjorklund, Andrea K.; Laird, Ian A.; and Ripinsky, Sergey, eds. Investment Treaty Law: Current Issues III (British Institute for International and Comparative Law, 2009).
Brekoulakis, Stavros. Third Parties in International Commercial Arbitration (Oxford, forthcoming December 2010).
Cameron, Peter. International Energy Investment Law: The Pursuit of Stability (Oxford, 2010).
Lapiashvili, Natia. Freedom of Transit in International Investment Law: At the example of BTC pipeline legal framework (LAP Lambert Academic Publishing, 2010).
Laird, Ian A. and Weiler, Todd J., eds. Investment Treaty Arbitration and International Law – Volume 2 (JurisNet, LLC, 2009).
Leal-Arcas, Rafael. International Trade and Investment Law—Multilateral, Regional and Bilateral Governance (Elgar, 2010).
Petersmann, Ernsy-Ulrich. Human Rights, Constitutionalism and International Economic Law (Hart, forthcoming 2010).
Rodríguez, Sonia and Wöss, Herfried, eds. Arbitraje en Materia de Inversiones. Memorias de las I Jornadas del Foro de Arbitraje en Materia de Inversiones (IIJ-UNAM, 2009).
Salacuse, Jeswald W. The Law of Investment Treaties (Oxford, 2010).
Schill, Stephan W. International Investment Law and Comparative Public Law (Oxford, forthcoming October 2010).
Sornarajah, M. The International Law on Foreign Investment (Cambridge, 2010).
Vandevelde, Kenneth J. Bilateral Investment Treaties: History, Policy, and Interpretation (Oxford, 2010).
Waibel, Michael; Kaushal, Asha; Chung, Kyo-Hwa; and Balchin, Claire. The Backlash Against Investment Arbitration (Kluwer, 2010).
Yannaca-Small, Katia, ed. Arbitration Under International Investment Agreements: A Guide to the Key Issues (Oxford, 2010).
Alvarez-Jiménez, Alberto. “Foreign Investment Protection and Regulatory Failures as States' Contribution to the State of Necessity under Customary International Law” (2010) 27:2 J. Int’l Arb. 141.
Ayad, Mary B. “International Commercial Arbitration Award Enforcement at the Crossroads of Sharia Law and Ordre Public in the Mena. Paving the Golden Path towards Harmonisation” (2009) 10:5 J. World Investment & Trade.
Bernardini, Piero. “Specific Aspects of State-Party Arbitration” (2008) 23:2 ICSID Rev. - Foreign Investment L.J. 251.
Bismuth, Régis. “Anatomy of the Law and Practice of Interim Protective Measures in International Investment Arbitration” (2009) 26:6 J. Int’l Arb. 773.
Branson, David J. “An ICSID Tribunal Applies Supranational Legal Norms to Banish Counsel from the Proceeding - A Note on Hrvatska Elektropriveda v. Republic of Slovenia” (2009) 25:4 Arb. Int’l 615.
Burgstaller, Markus. “European Law and Investment Treaties” (2009) 26:2 J. Int’l Arb. 181.
Carska-Sheppard, Andrea. “Issues Relevant to the Termination of Bilateral Investment Treaties” (2009) 26:6 J. Int’l Arb. 755.
Chaisse, Julien and Gugler, Philippe. “Expansion of Trade and Foreign Direct Investment in Asia - Strategic and Policy Challenges” in Routledge Contemporary Asia Series (Routledge, 2009) 304. Available on http://papers.ssrn.com.
Chen, An. “Queries to the Recent ICSID Decision on Jurisdiction Upon the Case of Tza Yap Shum v. Republic of Peru : Should China-Peru BIT 1994 Be Applied to Hong Kong SAR under the “One Country Two Systems” Policy” (2009) 10:6 J. World Investment & Trade.
Clapham, Jason. “Finality of Investor-State Arbitral Awards: Has the Tide Turned and is there a Need for Reform?” (2009) 26:3 J. Int’l Arb. 437.
Collins, David. “A new role for the WTO in international investment law: public interest in the post-neoliberal period” (2009) 25 Conn. J. Int'l L. 1-35. Available on http://papers.ssrn.com.
Cotula, Lorenzo. “Pushing the Boundaries vs Striking a Balance: The Scope and Interpretation of Stabilization Clauses in Light of the Duke v. Peru Award” (2010) 11:1 J. World Investment & Trade.
Crawford, James. “Continuity and Discontinuity in International Dispute Settlement: An Inaugural Lecture” (2010) 1:1 J. Int'l Dispute Settlement 3.
Dai, Tamada. “Assessing Damages in Non-expropriation Cases before International Investment Arbitration” (2009) 52 Japanese Yearbook of International Law.
Davis, Kevin E. “Does the Globalization of Anti-Corruption Law Help Developing Countries?” in Faundez, Julio and Tan, Celine, eds., International Law, Economic Globalization and Development (Edward Elgar, 2010). Available on http://papers.ssrn.com.
Dimopoulos, Angelos. “Shifting the Emphasis from Investment Protection to Liberalization and Development: The EU as a New Global Actor in the Field of Foreign Investment” (2010) 11:1 J. World Investment & Trade.
Dumberry, Patrick. “Compensation for Moral Damages in Investor-State Arbitration Disputes” (2010) 27:3 J. Int’l Arb.247.
Dupont, Pierre-Emmanuel. “Foreign Investment and the Status of Kosovo in International Law” (2009) 10:6 J. World Investment & Trade.
Elsheshtawy, Hassan. “Issues of Sovereign and State Entities in International Arbitration: A Look into Investor-State Arbitration” Available on http://papers.ssrn.com.
Ghouri, Ahmad Ali. “Investment Treaty Arbitration and the Development of International Investment Law as a ‘Collective Value System’: A Synopsis of a New Synthesis” (2009) 10:6 J. World Investment & Trade.
Hindelang, Steffen; Wilske, Stephan; and Esin, Ismail G. “Turkey: Soon to Face a Wave of International Investment Arbitrations?” (2009) 26:5 J. Int’l Arb. 701.
Heckscher, Yvon and Schokkaert, Jan. “Protected Investors Nationality” (2009) 10:5 J. World Investment & Trade.
Hobér, Kaj. “Investment Arbitration and the Energy Charter Treaty” (2010) 1:1 J. Int'l Dispute Settlement 153.
Hsu, Locknie. “Multi-Sourced Norms Affecting Sovereign Wealth Funds: A Comparative View of National Laws, Cross-Border Treaties and Non-binding ‘Codes’” (2009) 10:6 J. World Investment & Trade.
Huang, Hui. “The regulation of foreign investment in post-WTO China: a political economy analysis” (2009) 23 Colum. J. Asian L. 185-215. Available on http://papers.ssrn.com.
Ishikawa, Tomoko. “Third Party Participation in Investment Treaty Arbitration” (2010) 59:2 Int’l and Comp. L.Q. 373.
Kalotay, Kálmán. “The Political Aspect of Foreign Direct Investment: The Case of the Hungarian Oil Firm MOL” (2010) 11:1 J. World Investment & Trade.
Kjos, Hege Elisabeth. “Agora – Asymmetry and Equality of Arms: Foreword” (2010) 26:1 Arb. Int’l 1.
Kläger, Roland. “Fair and Equitable Treatment: A Look at the Theoretical Underpinnings of Legitimacy and Fairness” (2010) 11:3 J. World Investment & Trade.
Kolo, Abba. “Witness Intimidation, Tampering and Other Related Abuses of Process in Investment Arbitration: Possible Remedies Available to the Arbitral Tribunal” (2010) 26:1 Arb. Int’l 43.
Kriebaum, Ursula. “Human Rights of the Population of the Host State in International Investment Arbitration” (2009) 10:5 J. World Investment & Trade.
Kurtz, Jürgen. “Adjudging the Exceptional at International Investment Law: Security, Public Order and Financial Crisis” (2010) 59:2 Int’l and Comp. L.Q. 325.
Laborde, Gustavo. “The Case for Host State Claims in Investment Arbitration” (2010) 1:1 J. Int'l Dispute Settlement 97.
Lalive, Pierre, “On the Reasoning of International Arbitral Awards” (2010) 1:1 J. Int'l Dispute Settlement 55.
Leal-Arcas, Rafael. "The Multilateralization of International Investment Law" (2009) 35:1 N.C.J.Int'l L.& Com.Reg. 133-235. Available on http://papers.ssrn.com.
Leal-Arcas, Rafael. “Towards the Multilateralization of International Investment Law” (2009) 10:6 J. World Investment & Trade.
Maruyama, Warren H. and Rosenberg, Charles B. “The Investment Chapter of the U.S.-Colombia FTA: New Protections for U.S. Investors” (2010) 11:3 J. World Investment & Trade.
Matthews, Joe and Stewart, Karen. “Time to Evaluate the Standards for Issuance of Interim Measures of Protection in International Investment Arbitration” (2009) 25:4 Arb. Int’l 529.
Maxwell, Iain and Wegner, Kay-Jannes. “The New ASEAN Comprehensive Investment Agreement” (2009) 5:2 Asian Int’l Arb. J. 167.
Nawafleh, Abdullah Suleiman. “The Legal Framework for Foreign Direct Investment in the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan” (2010) 11:1 J. World Investment & Trade.
Orakhelashvili, Alexander. “Principles of Treaty Interpretation in the NAFTA Arbitral Award on Canadian Cattlemen” (2009) 26:1 J. Int’l Arb. 159.
Parish, Matthew. “On Neccesity” (2010) 11:2 J. World Investment & Trade.
Paulsson, Jan. “Unlawful Laws and the Authority of International Tribunals” (2008) 23:2 ICSID Rev. - Foreign Investment L.J. 215.
Scherer, Matthias; Heiskanen, Veijo; and Moss, Sam. “Domestic Review of Investment Treaty Arbitrations: The Swiss Experience” (2009) 27:2 ASA Bulletin 256.
Shan, Wenhua. “Umbrella Clauses and Investment Contracts under Chinese Bits: Are the Latter Covered by the Former?” (2010) 11:2 J. World Investment & Trade.
Supnik, Kate M. “Note. Making amends: amending the ICSID Convention to reconcile competing interests in international investment law” (2009) 59 Duke L.J. 343-376.
Sweet, Alec Stone. “Investor-State Arbitration: Proportionality's New Frontier” (2010) 4:1 Law and Ethics of Human Rights 47-76. Available on http://papers.ssrn.com.
Torterola, Ignacio and & Domenico Di Pietro, “Notes on the Requirement of Guarantees as a Condition for a Stay of Enforcement of ICSID Arbitral Awards”, Vol. 7, Issue 1 Transnational Dispute Management (April 2010).
Tschanz, Pierre-Yves and Viñuales, Jorge E. “Compensation for Non-expropriatory Breaches of International Investment Law” (2009) 26:5 J. Int’l Arb. 729.
Vargiu, Paolo. “Beyond Hallmarks and Formal Requirements: A “Jurisprudence Constante” on the Notion of Investment in the ICSID Convention” (2009) 10:5 J. World Investment & Trade.
Waibel, Michael. “BIT by BIT – The Silent Liberalisation of the Capital Account” in Binder, Christina; Kriembaum, Ursula; Reinisch, August; and Wittich, Stephan; eds., International Investment Law for the 21st Century: Essays in Honour of Christoph Schreuer (Oxford, 2009) 497-518. Available on http://papers.ssrn.com.
Wälde, Thomas W. “Procedural Challenges in Investment Arbitration under the Shadow of the Dual Role of the State: Asymmetries and Tribunals' Duty to Ensure, Pro-actively, the Equality of Arms” (2010) 26:1 Arb. Int’l 3.
Webster, Thomas H. “Efficiency in Investment Arbitration: Recent Decisions on Preliminary and Costs Issues” (2009) 25:4 Arb. Int’l 469.
Weidemaier, Mark C. “Toward a Theory of Precedent in Arbitration” (2010) 51 Wm.& Mary L.Rev. 1895. Available on http://papers.ssrn.com.
Yackee, Jason W. “Do Bilateral Investment Treaties Promote Foreign Direct Investment? Some Hints from Alternative Evidence” (2010) Available on http://papers.ssrn.com.
Ziadé, Nassib G. “ICSID’s Contribution to the Development of Investment Arbitration in the Arab World” (2008) 23:2 ICSID Rev. - Foreign Investment L.J. 233.
The 14th Geneva Global Arbitration Forum. Articles by Charles C. Adams, Stuart Harbinson, Gary Horlick, Jazashree Watal, and Jacques Werner (2009) 10:5 J. World Investment & Trade.
The Global Interdependent Economy: New Explorations of the Boundaries of International Investment. (2009) 18 Mich. St. J. Int'l L. 1-141.
• Anderson, Rachel J. “Toward global corporate citizenship: reframing foreign direct investment law” (2009) 18 Mich. St. J. Int'l L. 1-31.
• Footer, Mary E. “Bits and pieces: social and environmental protection in the regulation of foreign investment” (2009) 18 Mich. St. J. Int'l L. 33-64.
• Bean, Bruce Winfield. “Attack of the sovereign wealth funds: defending the public from the threat of sovereign wealth funds?” (2009) 18 Mich. St. J. Int'l L. 65-115.
• Sabater, Anibal. “Foreign investment arbitration in the global interdependent economy” (2009) 18 Mich. St. J. Int'l L. 131-141.
Cotula, Lorenzo. Investment contracts and sustainable development: How to make contracts for fairer and more sustainable natural resource investments (International Institute for Environment and Development, 2010).
Peterson, Luke Eric and Garland, Ross. Bilateral Investment Treaties and Land Reform in Southern Africa, (International Centre for Human Rights and Democratic Development, 2010), available on-line at: http://www.dd-rd.ca/site/publications/index.php?lang=en
Ruggie, John. Report of the Special Representative of the Secretary-General on the issue of human rights and transnational corporations and other business enterprises, UN HRC, 14th Sess. (2010). Available at http://www.reports-and-materials.org/Ruggie-report-2010.pdf.
UNCTAD. Latest Developments in Investor-State Dispute Settlement, IIA Issues Note No. 1 (2010). Available at http://www.unctad.org/en/docs//webdiaeia20103_en.pdf.
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