Monday, April 29, 2013

New Issue: ICSID Review: Foreign Investment Law Journal

The latest issue of the ICSID Review: Foreign Investment Law Journal (Vol. 28, no. 1, Spring 2013) is out. Contents include:
  • Case Comments
    • Gabriel Bottini, Bureau Veritas, Inspection, Valuation, Assessment and Control, BIVAC BV v Republic of Paraguay
    • Chester Brown, Commerce Group Corp & San Sebastian Gold Mines, Inc v Republic of El Salvador: Security for Costs in ICSID Proceedings
    • Nick Gallus, Pac Rim Cayman LLC v Republic of El Salvador
    • Luis González García, Flughafen Zürich AG v Venezuela: A Catch-22 on the Protection of Procedural Fairness
    • Omar E. García-Bolívar, Railroad Development Corporation v Republic of Guatemala: The First CAFTA Award on the Merits
    • J. Cameron Mowatt & Celeste Mowatt, Border Timbers and others v Zimbabwe and von Pezold and others v Zimbabwe
  • Articles
    • Erika de Wet The Rise and Fall of the Tribunal of the Southern African Development Community: Implications for Dispute Settlement in Southern Africa
    • Loukas A. Mistelis, Award as an Investment: The Value of an Arbitral Award or the Cost of Non-Enforcement
    • Michele Potestà, Legitimate Expectations in Investment Treaty Law: Understanding the Roots and the Limits of a Controversial Concept
    • Valentina Vadi, Culture Clash? World Heritage and Investors’ Rights in International Investment Law and Arbitration
  • Notes
    • Frank Berman, Book Report: The History of ICSID by Antonio R Parra
    • Federico Ortino, Refining the Content and Role of Investment ‘Rules’ and ‘Standards’: A New Approach to International Investment Treaty Making
    • Antonio R. Parra, Participation in the ICSID Convention
    • August Reinisch, The Future Shape of EU Investment Agreements
    • Andrea Saldarriaga, Investment Awards and the Rules of Interpretation of the Vienna Convention: Making Room for Improvement
    • Albert Jan van den Berg, Time and Costs: Issues and Initiatives from an Arbitrator’s Perspective