With the entrance of the European Union into the field of International Investment Law and Arbitration, a new specialist field of law, namely ‘European Investment Law and Arbitration’ is in the making. This new field of law draws on EU Law, Public International Law, International Investment Law, International Arbitration Law and Practice and International Economic Law, while others fields of law such as Energy Law are also relevant.
European Investment Law and Arbitration Review is the first law periodical specifically dedicated to the field of ‘European Investment Law and Arbitration’. The timing could not be better. The first EU integrated investment treaties with Canada (CETA), US (TTIP) and Singapore (EU-SING) are either negotiated or about to be signed and ratified by the EU and its Member States. These are “integrated” investment treaties in that they combine free trade agreement provisions with international investment agreement norms. Moreover, the Court of Justice of the EU (CJEU) is about to deliver its first judgments and Opinions directly relating to intra-EU BITs and the EU-SING FTA. More generally, the public debate and discussions within academic and practitioner circles about the pros and cons of investor-state dispute settlement (ISDS) and investment treaties in general is intensifying almost on a daily basis.
The Review will cover all these issues, but also goes beyond that by offering space for more innovative approaches and themes.
Published under the auspices of Queen Mary University of London and EFILA.
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Prof. Loukas Mistelis (Queen Mary University of London)
Prof. Nikos Lavranos (Free University Brussels; Secretary General of EFILA)
Nelson Goh (Managing Editor) (Associate, Debevoise & Plimpton, London)
Trisha Mitra (Associate, Shearman & Sterling, Paris)
Samuel Pape (Associate, Latham & Watkins, London)
Emilie Gonin (Barrister, Doughty Street Chambers, London)
The Editorial Board Members:
Dr. Gloria Maria Alvarez (Aberdeen University)
Prof. Andrea Bjorklund (McGill University, Montreal)
Dr. Erhard Böhm (Baier - Rechtsanwälte - Attorneys at Law)
Prof. Chester Brown (Sydney University)
Prof. Mark Feldman (Peking University)
Dr. Filippo Fontanelli (University of Edinburgh)
Norah Gallagher (Queen Mary University of London)
Prof. Robert Howse (New York University)
Prof. em. Catherine Kessedjian (University of Paris 2)
Annette Magnussen (Secretary General of the Arbitration Institute of the Stockholm Chamber of Commerce)
Prof. Sebastien Manciaux (Bourgogne University)
Inga Martinkute (National University of Singapore)
Prof. August Reinisch (Vienna University)
Samantha J. Rowe (Partner, Debevoise & Plimpton, London)
Jeremy K. Sharpe (Partner, Shearman & Sterling, Paris)
Loukas Mistelis is a Professor of Transnational Law and Arbitration and Director of the School of International Arbitration at the Centre for Commercial Law Studies, Queen Mary University of London.
Nikos Lavranos, is Guestprofessor for International Investment Law at the Free University Brussels, Secretary General of EFILA and founder & owner of NL-Investmentconsulting.