A Multifaceted Approach to Trade Liberalisation and Investment Protection in the Energy Sector


In A Multifaceted Approach to Trade Liberalisation and Investment Protection in the Energy Sector, Elena Cima and Makane Moïse Mbengue bring together leading academics and practitioners to discuss the most significant challenges faced by trade liberalization and investment protection in the energy sector. At the same time, they address the environmental and human rights issues that often underlie these challenges, in a skillful attempt to bridge the gap between these different perspectives and ultimately pave the way to a multi-faceted and comprehensive approach to the subject matter.

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Elena Cima, Ph.D, IHEID, is a Lecturer in International Energy Law at the University of Geneva. She has co-edited the book China’s Influence on Non-Trade Concerns in International Economic Law (2016) and has published in peer-reviewed journals.
Makane Moïse Mbengue, Ph.D, University of Geneva, is a Professor of International Law at the same university. He has authored many publications in general international law, international economic law, and international environmental law, with the most recent being The Gabcikovo Nagymaros Case and its Contribution to the Development of International Law (Brill, 2020).
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1 When Turning a Blind Eye Is No Longer an Option: The Importance of Tackling Energy Trade and Investment Law from Multiple Fronts
  Elena Cima and Makane Moïse Mbengue

2 Dissecting the Green Component of 21st Century Industrial Policy in the Energy Sector: Implications for the wto System
  Ilaria Espa

3 Stabilisation Clauses in Long-Term Investment Contracts: Their Evolution and Their Application by Investment Tribunals
  Athina Fouchard Papaefstratiou

4 The Implications of Sustainable Development Goals for Energy Trade and Investment
  Jason Rudall

5 The International Governance of Fossil Fuel Subsidies as Testing Ground for the Fragmentation and Deformalisation of International Law?
  Harro van Asselt and Cleo Verkuijl

6 Collective Entitlements over Energy
  Ginevra Le Moli

7 Non-Trade Concerns in International Economic Law: Can Trade Agreements Work for Renewable Energy?
  Elena Cima

8 EU State Aid Law, wto Subsidies Disciplines and Renewable Energy Support Schemes: Disconnected Paradigms in Decarbonizing the Grid?
  Anna-Alexandra Marhold

9 Greening International Investment Arbitration
  Makane Moïse Mbengue and Elena Cima

10 Concluding Remarks
  Elena Cima and Makane Moïse Mbengue

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Legal practitioners and academics involved in international trade law and investment arbitration, as well as other areas of international law.
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