Tuesday, April 29, 2014

New Issue: ICSID Review: Foreign Investment Law Journal

The latest issue of the ICSID Review: Foreign Investment Law Journal (Vol. 29, no. 2, Spring 2014) is out. Contents include:
  • Deutsche Institution Für Schiedsgerichtsbarkeit E.V. (Dis) 2nd Karl-Heinz Böckstiegel Lecture 13 September 2013
    • Albert Jan van den Berg, Should the Setting Aside of the Arbitral Award be Abolished?
  • Case Comments
    • Tai-Heng Cheng & Robert Trisotto, Urbaser SA and others v Argentine Republic and Teinver SA and others v Argentine Republic: A Workaround to the Most-Favoured-Nation Clause Dispute
    • Karel Daele, Saint Gobain v Venezuela and Blue Bank v Venezuela: The Standard for Disqualifying Arbitrators Finally Settled and Lowered
    • Alexandre Genest, Mobil Investments v Canada: A Blow to Policy Space and Predictability for Measures Subject to Reservations
    • Arno E. Gildemeister, Burlington Resources, Inc v Republic of Ecuador: How Much is Too Much: When is Taxation Tantamount to Expropriation?
    • Christoph Schreuer, Víctor Pey Casado and President Allende Foundation v Republic of Chile: Barely an Annulment
  • Articles
    • Carolyn B. Lamm, Brody K. Greenwald, & Kristen M. Young, From World Duty Free to Metal-Tech: A Review of International Investment Treaty Arbitration Cases Involving Allegations of Corruption
    • Brandt J C Pasco, United States National Security Reviews of Foreign Direct Investment:: From Classified Programmes to Critical Infrastructure, This is What the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States Cares About
    • Joost Pauwelyn, At the Edge of Chaos?: Foreign Investment Law as a Complex Adaptive System, How It Emerged and How It Can Be Reformed
    • Prabhash Ranjan, India and Bilateral Investment Treaties—A Changing Landscape
    • Tania Voon, Andrew Mitchell, & James Munro, Parting Ways: The Impact of Mutual Termination of Investment Treaties on Investor Rights
  • Notes
    • Heather L. Bray, ICSID and the Right to Water: An Ingredient in the Stone Soup: 2013 ICSID Review Student Writing Competition
    • Francisco-Xavier Paredes, La conformité de l’investissement au droit national, condition de sa protection internationale: Concours de rédaction de l’ICSID Review 2013
    • Joe Tirado, Matthew Page, & Daniel Meagher, Corruption Investigations by Governmental Authorities and Investment Arbitration: An Uneasy Relationship