Thursday, October 1, 2015

New Volume: Yearbook on International Investment Law & Policy

The latest volume of the Yearbook on International Investment Law & Policy (2013-2014) is out. Contents include:
  • Part One
    • Michael V. Gestrin, Trends in international investment and the activities of multinational enterprises: 2013-2014
    • Lise Johnson & Lisa Sachs, International Investment Agreements, 2013: A Review of Trends and New Approaches
    • Ian A. Laird, Borzu Sabahi, Frédéric G. Sourgens, Nicholas J. Birch, & Kabir Duggal, International Investment Law and Arbitration: 2013 in Review
  • Part Two
    • N. Jansen Calamita, Introduction
    • N. Jansen Calamita, The Principle of Proportionality and the Problem of Indeterminacy in International Investment Treaties
    • Valentina Vadi, Proportionality, Reasonableness and Standards of Review in Investment Treaty Arbitration
    • Claudia Annacker, The Role of Investors' Legitimate Expectations in Defense of Investment Treaty Claims
  • Part Three: General Articles
    • Jürgen Kurtz, Balancing investor protection and regulatory freedom in international investment law: The necessary, complex and vital search for state purpose
    • Jure Zrilic, Jurisprudential interaction between ICSID tribunals and the International Court of Justice
    • Valentina Vadi, The Migration of Constitutional Ideas: The Strange Case of Proportionality in International Investment Law and Arbitration
    • Céline Lévesque, Inconsistency in Investor-State Awards and the Role of State Interpretations: the Example of the Mexican Sweetener Trio of Cases under NAFTA
    • Lars Markert & Catharine Titi, States Strike Back - Old and New Ways for Host States to Defend against Investment Arbitrations
    • Preeti Bhagnani, Revisiting the Countermeasures Defense in Investor-State Disputes: Approach and Analogies
    • Alberto Alvarez-Jimenez, The Political Economy of Crises and the International Law of Necessity after the Great Recession
    • Maninder Malli, Minilateral Treaty-Making in International Investment Law
    • Jason Yackee, A BIT of Promotion: Bilateral Investment Treaties and Investment Promotion Agencies
    • Lindsey Marchessault & Michael Jarvis, The Trend toward Open Contracting: Applicability and Implications for International Investment Agreements
    • Martin Delaroche, New Regulations on Foreign Acquisitions of Land in Brazil and Argentina