Wednesday, November 29, 2017

New Volume: European Investment Law and Arbitration Review

The latest volume of the European Investment Law and Arbitration Review (Vol. 2, 2017) is out. Contents include:
  • Articles
    • Nikos Lavranos, Mixed Exclusivity: The CJEU's Opinion on the EU-Singapore FTA
    • Naboth van den Broek & Danielle Morris, The EU’s Proposed Investment Court and WTO Dispute Settlement: A Comparison and Lessons Learned
    • Szilárd Gáspár-Szilágyi, Binding Committee Interpretations in the EU’s New Free Trade and Investment Agreements
  • Case Notes
    • Caroline Le Moullec, Churchill Mining Plc and Planet Mining Pty Ltd v Republic of Indonesia, ICSID Case No. ARB/12/14 and 12/40, Award, 6 December 2016   Lucian Ilie & Amy Seow, Ioan Micula, Viorel Micula, S.C. European Food S.A, S.C. Starmill S.R.L. and S.C. Multipack S.R.L. v. Romania, ICSID Case No. ARB/05/20, Final Award, 11 December 2013  
  • Focus Section on the European Energy Union and Arbitration Aspects
    • Anna De Luca & Seline Trevisanut, What Energy Union? – An Introduction  
    • Leonardo Zannier & Federico Tarantini, The Energy Union: A New Policy Paradigm or a Revived Focus on Old Priorities? A Journey across the Internal and External Implications of Its Five Dimensions  
    • Kim Talus, Old Problems and New Challenges: Will the Energy Union Provide the Answers?  
    • Ilaria Espa, Promoting Renewables in the Energy Union: Current Strategies and the Challenges Ahead  
    • Edoardo Marcenaro, Energy Contracts at the Crossroad between Public Law and Private Law: The Relevance of Sustainability Objectives in International EPC Contracts  
    • Giuditta Cordero-Moss, Some Observations on the Significance of Local Law for Energy Contracts: The Example of Norwegian Law  
    • Tomoko Ishikawa, The Protection of Energy Investments under the ECT: An Extra-EU Country’s Perspective  
    • Nikos Lavranos, Is Commercial Arbitration an Alternative to Investment Treaty Arbitration in Light of the Increasing Aversion against BITs and ISDS?
  • Focus Section on Transparency in the EU’s Investment Policy
    • Elisa Baroncini, Marina Trunk-Fedorova & Peter-Tobias Stoll, The Role of the European Parliament in the Conclusion and Implementation of Free Trade Agreements – An Introduction
    • Ernst-Ulrich Petersmann, EU Constitutional Law as Restraint for eu Trade and Investment Agreements: The Example of CETA and Investor-State Dispute Settlement
    • Fernando Dias Simões, The European Parliament’s Oversight Powers over Trade and Investment Negotiations
    • Szilárd Gáspár-Szilágyi, Transparency, Investment Protection and the Role of the European Parliament
    • Ana M. Lopez-Rodriguez, It Takes Two to Tango: Regional Investment Treaties and Investor Protection on Both Sides of the Atlantic
    • Marcin Menkes, Requiem for Transparency