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ILW 2017 CLE Materials


The Alien Tort Statute & Corporate Liability: Take Two

In re Arab Bank, PLC Alien Tort Litigation, (Dec. 2015, 2nd Cir) Docket No. 13-3605

Kiobel v. Royal Dutch Petroleum, 621 F.3d 111 (2d Cir. 2010)

Kiobel v. Royal Dutch Petroleum, 133 S.Ct. 1659

From Crisis to Opportunity: International Arbitration in the Financial Sector after Global Financial Crisis

When the Borrower and the Banker Are at Odds Arbitration and International Finance, 65 Tulane L. Rev. 1323 (1991)

Arbitration in Banking and Finance (1998) Ann. Rev. B L, v 17, pp. 213-286

ICC Report on Financial Institutions and International Arbitration

The Use of Non-UN Sanctions for UN Purposes: An Old Debate Revisited

Third-Party Countermeasures in International Law, Martin Dawidowicz

The Effectiveness of United Nations Targeted Sanctions

The Developed/Developing Divide on Unilateral Coercive Measures: Legitimate Enforcement or Illegitimate Intervention?, Alexandra Hofer

Divide on Unilateral Coercive Measures: Legitimate Enforcement or Illegitimate Intervention?, Alexandra Hofer

The Internationalization of Private Law, the Privatization of International Law

UNIDROIT Convention on Stolen or Illegally Exported Cultural Objects 

The Logic of Contract in the World of Investment Treaties, Julian Arato

Is Investor-State Arbitration ‘Public’?, Jose´ E. Alvarez*Jose´ E. Alvarez

The New Restatement (Fourth), Foreign Relations Law of the United States

Restatment Jurisdiction TD 2 (3-22-16)

Restatement Treaties  TD 2

R4 Sovereign Immunity - TD3

R4 Immuntiies TD 1 3-22-15

R4 Immunity TD 2

Restatement Treaties Tentative Draft No. 1 (March 22, 2016)

Ethical Challenges: Evolving Norms & Practices for Arbitrator Disqualification

IBA Guidelines on Conflicts of Interest in International Arbitration

W Ltd v M Sdn Bhd [2016] EWHC 422 (Comm)

Arbitrator Challenges Under the ICC Rules

Reasoned Decisions in Arbitrator, Margaret L. MosesMargaret L. Moses



Global Persecution of Lawyers

The Protection of Lawyers in Confict Crisis

UN Basic Principles on the Rights of Lawyers

Report of the Special Rapporteur on the independence of judges and lawyers

The Changing Paradigm of Investment Protections in Latin America: Implications for Investment & Investor-State Arbitration

Wintershall v. Argentina (ICSID Case No. ARB/04/14)

Glamis Gold, Ltd. v. United States of America 

The Tide of the Times? A Sectoral Approach to Latin America’s Resistance to the Investor-State Arbitration System, Tom Brower

LFH Neer AND Pauline Neer v. Mexico, United States-Mexico General Claims Commission (Decision, 15 Oct. 1926), 4 UNRIAA 60

Siemens v. Argentina (ICSID Case No. ARB/02/8)

Accountability for International Crimes in Syria and Beyond: A New UN Approach

Elliot - A Meaningful Step towards accountability (JICJ 2017)

Jessberger - Foreword (JCIJ 2017)

Wenaweser Cockayne - Justice for Syria (JCIJ 2017)

Whiting - An Investigatin Mechanism for Syria (JICJ 2017)

NAFTA: What does the Future Hold?

Canada NAFTA Modernization

Mexico NAFTA Goals

Mexico TLCAN Prioridades

NAFTA Background

Second Round Trilateral Statement

Third Round Trilateral Statement

US NAFTA Objectives

International Humanitarian Law & Islamic Law: Toward Normative Engagement in a Challenging Time

Towards a Synthesis between Islamic and Western Jus in Bello

Al-Shaybani and the Islamic Law of WarLaw of War






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