Saturday, February 13, 2016

New Issue: ICSID Review: Foreign Investment Law Journal

The latest issue of the ICSID Review: Foreign Investment Law Journal (Vol. 31, no. 1, Winter 2016) is out. Contents include:
  • Special Focus Issue: State-Owned Enterprises
    • Lu Wang & Norah Gallagher, Introduction to the Special Focus Issue on State-Owned Enterprises
    • Paul Michael Blyschak, State-Owned Enterprises in International Investment
    • Lauge N. Skovgaard Poulsen, States as Foreign Investors: Diplomatic Disputes and Legal Fictions
    • Mark Feldman, State-Owned Enterprises as Claimants in International Investment Arbitration
    • James E. Mendenhall, Assessing Security Risks Posed by State-Owned Enterprises in the Context of International Investment Agreements
    • Lu Wang, Non-Discrimination Treatment of State-Owned Enterprise Investors in International Investment Agreements?
    • Kevin Ackhurst, Stephen Nattrass, & Erin Brown, CETA, the Investment Canada Act and SOEs: A Brave New World for Free Trade
    • Paul Rose US Regulation of Investment by State-Controlled Entities
    • Norah Gallagher, Role of China in Investment: BITs, SOEs, Private Enterprises, and Evolution of Policy
  • Case Comments
    • Alejandro A. Escobar & Ernesto J. Féliz De Jesús La decisión de anulación en el caso Iberdrola Energía, SA c República de Guatemala: Alcance del estándar aplicable a causales de anulación bajo el Convenio del CIADI
    • Mélida Hodgson, Churchill Mining PLC and Planet Mining Pty Ltd v Republic of Indonesia: Procedural Order No 15: Reconsideration under the ICSID Convention: No Award Required
    • Martins Paparinskis, Franck Charles Arif v Republic of Moldova: Courts Behaving Nicely and What to Do About It
    • Qing Ren, Ping An v Belgium: Temporal Jurisdiction of Successive BITs 
    • Christian Tomuschat, Tidewater v Venezuela: The Award of 13 March 2015
  • Articles
    • Juan Pablo Hugues Arthur & Jimena Moreno González, Mitos y realidades del arbitraje inversionista-Estado en el Tratado de Libre Comercio de América del Norte: La experiencia mexicana
    • Engela C. Schlemmer, An Overview of South Africa’s Bilateral Investment Treaties and Investment Policy
    • Leon E. Trakman & David Musayelyan, The Repudiation of Investor–State Arbitration and Subsequent Treaty Practice: The Resurgence of Qualified Investor–State Arbitration
  • Note
    • Florin A. Dorobantu, Natasha Dupont, & M. Alexis Maniatis, Country Risk and Damages in Investment Arbitration