Tuesday, August 16, 2011

New Volume: Czech Yearbook of International Law

The latest volume of the Czech Yearbook of International Law (Vol. 2, 2011) is out. The theme is "Rights of Host States within the System of International Investment Protection." Contents include:
  • Milan Bakeš, Marie Karfíková, & Zdeněk Karfík, Tax Aspects of Foreign Investments
  • Alexander J. Bělohlávek, Confidentiality and Publicity in Investment Arbitration, Public Interest and Scope of Powers Vested in Arbitral Tribunals
  • Marcin Czepelak, Contractual Choice of Forum in International Investment Arbitration
  • Grzegorz Domański & Marek Świątkowski, Application of Most Favoured Nation Clause to Jurisdiction Provisions in Light of the Award in Austrian Airlines v. Slovakia
  • Leonila Guglya, International Review of Decisions concerning Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Arbitral Award: A Threat to the Sovereignty of the States or an Overestimated Hazard (so far)? (with Emphasis on the Developments within the International Investment Arbitration Setting)
  • Oleksiy Kononov, International Investment Law: Is it Time to Change the Traditional BIT System?
  • Pierre Lalive & Laura Halonen On the Availability of Counterclaims in Investment Treaty Arbitration
  • Hana Marková & Miroslava Zajíčková, Budgetary Legal Consequences of Breaching the Terms of Investment Incentives
  • Pavel Mates & Michal Bartoň, Public versus Private Interest – Can the Boundaries Be Legally Defined?
  • Miloš Olík & David Fyrbach, The Competence of Investment Arbitration Tribunals to Seek Preliminary Rulings from European Courts
  • Andreas von Staden, Towards Greater Doctrinal Clarity in Investor-State Arbitration: The CMS, Enron, and Sempra Annulment Decisions
  • Insur Zabirovich Farkhutdinov, Foreign Investor and Host State: Need for Balance Interests