Friday, December 5, 2014

New Volume: Italian Yearbook of International Law

The latest volume of the Italian Yearbook of International Law (Vol. 23, 2013) is out. Contents include:
  • Symposium: International Investment Regulation: Trends and Challenges
    • Francesco Francioni, Foreign Investments, Sovereignty and the Public Good
    • Jorge E. Viñuales, Customary Law in Investment Regulation
    • Ernst-Ulrich Petersmann, “Fragmentation” of International Law as a Strategy for Reforming International Investment Law
    • Pia Acconci, The “Unexpected” Development-Friendly Definition of Investment in the 2013 Resolution of the Institut de Droit International
    • Eduardo Savarese, The Coherence of EU Law: The Promotion of Investments vs. The Protection of Human Rights
    • Anna De Luca, Transfer Provisions of BITs in Times of Financial Crisis
    • Alfredo Rizzo, Legal Foundations of the Competence of the European Union on Foreign Direct Investments
    • Ferdinando Franceschelli, Protecting Italian Investments In Libya’s Changing Environment
  • Articles
    • Alessandra Annoni, International Action Against Piracy and Armed Robbery at Sea Off the Coast of Somalia
    • Alessandro Chechi, The Gurlitt Hoard: An Appraisal of the Role of International Law with Respect to Nazi-Looted Art
    • Federico Casolari, Respect for the Rule of Law in a Time of Economic and Financial Crisis: The Role of Regional International Organizations in the Hungarian Affaire
  • Notes and Comments
    • Marco Gestri, The Shalabayeva Case: Issues of International and EU Law
    • Valentina Spiga, Effective Limitations and Illusory Rights: A Comment on the Mothers of Srebrenica Decision of the European Court of Human Rights
    • Christine Bakker, Dual Attribution of Acts Committed by a UN Peacekeeping Force: An Emerging Norm of Customary International Law? The Dutch Supreme Court’s Judgments in Nuhanoviç and Mustafić
    • Benedetta Ubertazzi, Non-Governmental Organizations and the 2013 Session of the UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage Committee