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Gas and LNG Price Arbitrations

Price review disputes have become an increasingly prominent feature in gas and LNG markets over the past decade. While the first wave of disputes were driven by the 'triple whammy' of recession, US shale gas and the liberalisation of the gas markets in Europe, further waves have followed with the d...

Pre-order - out 31 Jan 2020
Craig, Park and Paulsson on International Chamber of Commerce...
by W. Laurence Craig ~ Hardback

International Chamber of Commerce Arbitration is a hands-on guide providing a critical evaluation of the advantages and disadvantages at every step in the arbitral process including practical facts, figures, pragmatic suggestions and warnings.The book is essential to anyone who is involved in IC...

Pre-order - out 28 Jan 2021
Understanding International Arbitration
by Tony Cole ~ Paperback / softback

Understanding International Arbitration introduces students to the primary concepts necessary for an understanding of arbitration, making use of illustrative case examples and references to legal practice throughout. This text offers a comprehensive overview of the subject for those new to arbitra...

Pre-order - out 29 Oct 2019
Aggression, the Crime of Crimes
by Cristina Villarino Villa ~ Hardback

This book offers a comprehensive study of the content and scope of individual criminal liability for aggression under international law, from the end of World War I to the 2010 Review Conference which, after entry into force, will see aggression come within the ICC's jurisdiction in 2017. It argues ...

Pre-order - out 1 Jul 2020
Dialogue in Palestine
by Nadia Naser-Najjab ~ Hardback

Since 1993, various international donors have poured money into a People-to-People (P2P) diplomacy programme in Palestine. This grassroots initiative - still funded by prominent external donors today - seeks to foster public engagement through contact and therefore remove deeply embedded barriers. T...

Pre-order - out 23 Jan 2020
The European Union and International Dispute Settlement
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This monograph explores the connections between the European Union and international dispute settlement. It highlights the legal challenges faced by the principal players in the field: namely the EU as a political actor and the Court of Justice of the EU as an international and domestic judiciary. I...

Pre-order - out 23 Jan 2020
The United Nations Convention Against Torture

The prohibition of torture - the right to physical and mental integrity - is guaranteed in the strongest terms under international law. It is protected as an absolute right, non-derogable even in times of war or public emergency under many human rights treaties and is also generally accepted as a pa...

Pre-order - out 14 Nov 2019
New York Convention on the Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign...

The New York Convention is the most successful (and most important) treaty in the field of international trade law. This commentary provides a comprehensive in-depth discussion of the Convention's sixteen articles while outlining and contributing the expert opinions of the authors to the contemporar...

Pre-order - out 14 Nov 2019
The Nature and Enforcement of Choice of Court Agreements
by Mukarrum Ahmed ~ Paperback / softback

PRAISE FOR THE BOOK: "This constitutes a work of impressive scholarship that will become a major reference point for future discourse on choice of court agreements. Dr Ahmed advances a firm thesis in a lucid manner that will satisfy both academics and practitioners. The discussion is supported by a...

Pre-order - out 20 Feb 2020
Liability Insurance in International Arbitration
by Richard Jacobs, Qc ~ Hardback

This is the third revised edition of what has become and was described by the English Court of Appeal in C v D as the "standard work" on Bermuda Form excess insurance policies. The Form, first used in the 1980s, covers liabilities for catastrophes such as serious explosions or mass tort litigation a...

Pre-order - out 17 Sep 2020
Optional Choice of Court Agreements in Private International Law

This book highlights the importance of optional choice of court agreements, and the need for future research and legal development in this area. The law relating to choice of court agreements has developed significantly in recent years, reflecting their increased use in practice. However, most recen...

Pre-order - out 8 Dec 2019
Shadow Courts
by Haley Sweetland Edwards ~ Paperback / softback

"Haley Sweetland Edwards explains the history of global shadow courts and how these courts have spun out of control, threatening the interests of citizens everywhere including the United States. Her fantastic book is exactly what long-form journalism is meant to do, to move beyond current events and...

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UNCITRAL Model Law on International Commercial Arbitration
by Ilias Bantekas ~ Hardback

This book provides a comprehensive commentary on the UNCITRAL Model Law on International Arbitration. Combining both theory and practice, it is written by leading academics and practitioners from Europe, Asia and the Americas to ensure the book has a balanced international coverage. The book not onl...

Pre-order - out 31 Dec 2019
Global Governance by Judiciary: The World Trade Organization...
by ROBERT HOWSE ~ Hardback

One of the most striking innovations in international law of the last decade is the creation of a standing appellate court at the World Trade Organization, "the Appellate Body". While there are other international tribunals with appellate chambers, the WTO Appellate Body stands out for its creation ...

Pre-order - out 1 Apr 2050
Collection of Procedural Decisions in ICC Arbitration
by Dominique Hascher ~ Hardback

Contains the procedural decisions rendered by ICC arbitrators, from 1993-1996, published in a single volume. In addition to providing procedural decisions in their original language, this book includes commentaries on the decisions, key words in both English and French, and explanatory notes of inte...

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Provisional Measures in International Commercial Arbitration
by Ali Yesilirmak ~ Hardback

Due to the nature of the arbitration process, provisional measures - especially interim protection of rights - tend to play a disproportionate role in international commercial arbitrations. Indeed, the need to clearly define such measures often constitutes the major stumbling block on the path to an...

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International Arbitration and National Courts: The Never Ending Story
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New arbitration legislation throughout the world is based on the highly successful UNCITRAL Model Law on International Commercial Arbitration, and an ever-increasing body of arbitration specialists in the legal community have all contributed to improving the relationship of national courts and arbit...

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The Work of UNCITRAL on Arbitration and Conciliation
by Pieter Sanders ~ Hardback

The UNCITRAL Model Law on Arbitration is one of the cornerstones of dispute resolution theory and practice. Its effect in particular on the entire field of international business transactions is incalculable. Accordingly, the more a practitioner knows about its use, scope, and interpretation, the be...

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Yearbook Commercial Arbitration: Volume V - 1980
by Pieter Sanders ~ Hardback

Yearbook Commercial Arbitration: Volume V - 1980

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International Dispute Resolution: Towards an International...
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In ICCA's eighth Congress Series, international experts, professionals and practitioners in the field of arbitration examine the topic of the culture of international arbitration. ICCA's 1996 Seoul Conference, hosted by the Korean Commercial Arbitration Board, addressed four questions: is there a gr...

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International Alternative Dispute Resolution: Past, Present and Future
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The International Bureau of the Permanent Court of Arbitration (PCA) is proud to present these "Centennial Papers", marking 100 years of international dispute resolution at the PCA. This collection features speeches from the PCA's Centenary Celebration, delivered at the Centenary Meeting of the PCA'...

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Force Majeure and Hardship under General Contract Principles
by Christoph Brunner ~ Hardback

Lawyers involved in international commercial transactions know well that that unforeseen events affecting the performance of a party often arise. Not surprisingly, exemptions for non-performance are dealt with in a significant number of arbitral awards. This very useful book thoroughly analyzes cont...

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Arbitration and Mediation in International Business

This greatly updated and expanded version of a 1996 classic - in its time, the first major study on the practice of international business dispute resolution - is a new book in itself. Benefitting from a comprehensive empirical survey of new trends in the field, and from discussions of the newest to...

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Dispute Settlement Reports 2007: Volume 5, Pages 1647-2148
by World Trade Organization ~ Hardback

The Dispute Settlement Reports of the World Trade Organization (WTO) include Panel and Appellate Body reports, as well as arbitration awards, in disputes concerning the rights and obligations of WTO members under the provisions of the Marrakesh Agreement Establishing the World Trade Organization. Th...

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Principled Negotiation and Mediation in the International Arena
by Paul J Zwier ~ Paperback / softback

This book argues that it can be beneficial for the United States to talk with 'evil' - terrorists and other bad actors - if it engages a mediator who shares the United States' principles yet is pragmatic. It shows how the US can make better foreign policy decisions and demonstrate its integrity for ...

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International Challenges in Investment Arbitration

As the proverbial workhorse of international economic law, investment arbitration is heavily relied upon around the globe. It has to cope with the demands of increasingly complex proceedings. At the same time, investment arbitration has come under close public scrutiny in the midst of heated politic...

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The WTO dispute settlement procedures
by WTO Secretariat ~ Paperback / softback

The third edition of The WTO Dispute Settlement Procedures collects together the treaty texts, decisions and agreed practices relating to the procedures that apply in the settlement of WTO disputes. It affords ready answers to technical questions relating to matters such as: how disputes are initiat...

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The Practice and Procedure of the Inter-American Court of Human Rights
by Jo M. Pasqualucci ~ Hardback

A thoroughly revised second edition that incorporates the major changes made in the procedures and practice of the Inter-American Court. Jo M. Pasqualucci analyzes all aspects of the Court's advisory jurisdiction, contentious jurisdiction and provisional measures orders through 2011. She also compar...

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Dispute Settlement in the UN Convention on the Law of the Sea
by Natalie Klein ~ Hardback

The United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea is one of the most important constitutive instruments in international law. Not only does this treaty regulate the uses of the world's largest resource, but it also contains a mandatory dispute settlement system - an unusual phenomenon in internati...

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Transitional Justice, Peace and Accountability
by Jessica Lincoln ~ Hardback

The book looks at the outreach and communication strategies employed by internationalised courts to try to understand the wider impact of international justice. This book critically examines the role of outreach within international justice focusing specifically on the role of outreach at the Specia...

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The Legitimacy of International Criminal Tribunals

With the ad hoc tribunals completing their mandates and the International Criminal Court under significant pressure, today's international criminal jurisdictions are at a critical juncture. Their legitimacy cannot be taken for granted. This multidisciplinary volume investigates key issues pertaining...

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Iran-U.S. Claims Tribunal Reports: Volume 9

The Tribunal, concerned principally with the claims of US nationals against Iran, is the most important international claims tribunal to have sat in over half a century. Its jurisprudence is bound to make a uniquely important contribution to international law and, in particular, the law relating to ...

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Ritual and Region
by Mathew Davies ~ Paperback / softback

Why has ASEAN endured and why do members, many of whom remain comparatively weak and poor, continue to invest in the regional project? Existing answers, either that ASEAN is meaningless or that it has transformed regional affairs through the creation of shared values are both misplaced. Neither argu...

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Legal Interpretation in International Commercial Arbitration
by Joanna Jemielniak ~ Hardback

This book fills a gap in legal academic study and practice in International Commercial Arbitration (ICA) by offering an in-depth analysis on legal discourse and interpretation. Written by a specialist in international business law, arbitration and legal theory, it examines the discursive framework o...

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Slobodan Milosevic on Trial
by Michael P. Scharf ~ Hardback

From 1991 to 1999, Slobodan Milosevic launched and ultimately lost four Balkan wars, resulting in the deaths of hundreds of thousands and the displacement of millions. He saw himself as a modern day Abraham Lincoln, employing force in a valiant effort to hold his crumbling Yugoslavia together. But h...

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Freedom of Expression in the Supreme Court
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In Freedom of Expression in the Supreme Court, Terry Eastland brings together the Court's leading First Amendment cases, some 60 in all, starting with Schenck v. United States (1919) and ending with Reno v. American Civil Liberties Union (1998). Complete with a comprehensive introduction, pertinent...

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International Human Rights Law in Africa
by Frans Viljoen ~ Hardback

This book provides a comprehensive and analytical overview of human rights law in Africa. It examines the institutions, norms, and processes for human rights realization provided for under the United Nations system, the African Union, and sub-regional economic communitites in Africa, and explores th...

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Investment Treaty Arbitration and Public Law
by HHA Van Harten ~ Paperback / softback

The recent explosion of investment treaty arbitration marks a revolutionary change in both international and public law, above all because it demonstrates how states have unwittingly privatised key powers of the courts in public law. This book outlines investment treaty arbitration as a public law...

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Assessing the Effectiveness of International Courts
by Yuval Shany ~ Hardback

Are international courts effective tools for international governance? Do they fulfill the expectations that led to their creation and empowerment? Why do some courts appear to be more effective than others, and do so such appearances reflect reality? Could their results have been produced by other ...

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International Crimes and the Ad Hoc Tribunals
by Guenael Mettraux ~ Hardback

The contribution of the ad hoc Tribunals to international criminal law and international justice has been manifold, both academically and historically, and they will continue to influence the findings and decisions of many other courts (both domestic and international), and to provoke discussion for...

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