International Business Transactions

ICISD Tribunal Rules Against Philipp Morris, Finding Uruguay’s Tobacco Control Measures Do not Violate Switzerland-Uruguay Bilateral Investment Treaty (July 8, 2016)

Author: 
Catherina Valenzuela-Bock

On July 8, 2016, an arbitral tribunal constituted under the auspices of the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) issued an

Dutch Court Overturns $50 Billion Judgment against Russia in Yukos Arbitration (April 20, 2016)

Author: 
Saiena Shafiezadeh

On April 20, 2016, the Hague District Court in the Netherlands overturned a fifty billion do

The TPP's Contribution to Public International Law

On November 5, 2015, the full text of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP),[1] a trade and investment agreement among twelve Pacific nations, was, after a long wait, officially released to the public. The TPP is expected to have a significant impact on global trade and investment, as it brings greater economic integration to a  diverse set of countries (Australia, Brunei, Canada, Chile, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, New Zealand, Peru, Singapore, the United States, and Vietnam), who together account for almost 40% of global GDP.

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19
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26
Author: 
Simon Lester
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Convention on Choice of Court Agreements Enters Into Force (October 1, 2015)

Author: 
Catherina Valenzuela-Bock

On October 1, 2015, the Convention on Choice of Court Agreements entered into force after being signed

Swiss Court Orders Israel to Pay Iran Billion-Dollar Award in Oil Pipeline Dispute (May 20, 2015)

Author: 
Caitlin Behles

On May 20, 2015, a Swiss Court ordered an Israeli oil company, the Eilat Ashkelon Pipeline Company, to pay Iran $1.1 billion in compensation regarding the revenues from an oil pipeline that began a

WTO Appellate Body issues Report on U.S.’s Anti-dumping Measures on Shrimp from Viet Nam (April 7, 2015)

Author: 
Monica Moyo

On April 7, 2015, the World Trade Organization’s (WTO) Appellate Body issued its report in United States

WTO Dispute Settlement Body Finds Argentina’s Import Measures in Breach of WTO Rules (January 26, 2015)

Author: 
Monica Moyo

On January 26, 2015, the Dispute Settlement Body (DSB) of the World Trade Organization (WTO) reported its adoption of the

European Commission’s New Rules make Cross-Border Judgments Automatically Enforceable across European Union (January 12, 2015)

Author: 
Caitlin Behles

On January 10, 2015, new rules from the European Commission entered into force that allow cross-border enforceable judgments in civil and commercial matters to be automatically enforceable across a

WTO Appellate Panel Overturns Decision in U.S.-India Steel Dispute (December 8, 2014)

Author: 
Marina Barakatt

On December 8, 2014, a World Trade Organization (WTO) Appellate Panel (the Panel) overturned the original pane