Tuesday, March 23, 2010

Waibel, Kaushal, Chung, & Balchin: The Backlash Against Investment Arbitration

Michael Waibel, Asha Kaushal, Kyo-Hwa Chung, & Claire Balchin have published The Backlash Against Investment Arbitration (Kluwer Law International 2010). Contents include:
  • D. Vagts, The Backlash against Investment Arbitration: Perceptions and Reality
  • R. Thorn & J. Doucleff, Disregarding the Corporate Veil and Denial of Benefits Clauses: Testing Treaty Language and the Concept of “ Investor”
  • S. Schill, Private Enforcement of International Investment Law: Why We Need Investor Standing in BIT Dispute Settlement
  • A. Turyn & F. Perez Aznar, Drawing the Limits of Free Transfer Provisions
  • S. Jagusch & J. Sullivan, A Comparison of ICSID and UNCITRAL Arbitration. Areas of Divergence and Concern
  • A. Reinisch, The Issues Raised by Parallel Proceedings and Possible Solutions
  • R. Kreindler, Parallel Proceedings: A Practitioner’s Perspective
  • C. Knahr, Annulment and its Role in the Context of Conflicting Awards
  • K. Khamsi, Compensation for Non-expropriatory Investment Treaty Breaches in the Argentine Gas Sector Cases: Issues and Implications
  • W. Park, Arbitrator Integrity
  • N. Blackaby & C. Richards, Amicus Curiae: A Panacea for Legitimacy in Investment Arbitration?
  • A. Kawahru, Participation of Non-governmental Organizations in Investment Arbitration as Amici Curiae
  • G. Bottini, Legality of Investments under ICSID Jurisprudence
  • A. Martinez, Invoking State Defenses in Investment Treaty Arbitration
  • L. Wells, Backlash to Investment Arbitration: Three Causes
  • B. Simmons, A.T. Guzman, & Z. Elkins, Denunciation of the ICSID Convention and Consent to Arbitration
  • C. Schreuer, Competing for Capital: The Diffusion of Bilateral Investment Treaties, 1960-2000
  • W. Burke-White, The Argentine Financial Crisis: State Liability under BITs and the Legitimacy of the ICSID System
  • G. Van Harten, Perceived Bias in Investment Treaty Arbitration?
  • M. Burgstaller, European Law Challenges to Investment Arbitration
  • L.E. Peterson, Out of Order
  • T.R. Braun, Globalization: The Driving Force in International Investment Law
  • I.M. Penusliski, A Dispute Systems Design Diagnosis of ICSID
  • A. van Aaken, The International Investment Protection Regime through the Lens of Economic Theory
  • T. Nelson, History Ain’t Changed’: Why Investor-State Arbitration Will Survive the ‘New Revolution’
  • M. Toral & T. Schultz, The State, a Perpetual Respondent in Investment Arbitration? Some Unorthodox Considerations