REGISTER NOW for the 3rd EFILA Annual Conference will take place on 23 February 2017 in Vienna. The topic is “The External Relations Aspects of the EU’s Investment Law & Policy”. This conference will focus on how the EU’s investment law and policy is perceived in other parts of the world. This is in contrast … Continue reading 3rd EFILA Annual Conference: Vienna, 23 February 2017
by Artemis Malliaropoulou* “The problems are solved, not by giving new information, but by arranging what we have known since long.” ― Ludwig Wittgenstein, Philosophical Investigations, 1953 The wording of the European Commission Public Consultation Paper on modalities for investment protection and ISDS in TTIP signals, among other questions, the necessity to conduct further research and … Continue reading Legitimate expectations in the TTIP proposal, in CETA, in EU law and in international investment law: a paradigm of Heraclitean hidden harmony?
EFILA is proud to announce the upcoming publication of the first issue of the newly created European International Law and Arbitration Review, which is published together with Queen Mary University of London. This Review is the first legal journal focusing specifically on European investment law and Arbitration as a new field of law. This issue … Continue reading Announcement: EILA Review first issue
by Ioana Petculescu* Following an arduous negotiation process which started in 2009, Canada and the European Union eventually signed the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (hereinafter “CETA” or the “Agreement”) on October 30, 2016. As recent events demonstrate, the Agreement remains, however, controversial and as contested as the already (in)famous Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership … Continue reading CETA and Fundamental Rights in the European Union: Invitation to a Dialogue between Courts