UK post-Brexit cannot escape the impact of EU law and of the Court of Justice of the EU  

  Prof. Dr. Nikos Lavranos, LLM (Secretary General of EFILA) In recent weeks, the UK has published several papers explaining its aims of leaving the EU and how it intends to shape its future trade relationship with the EU. One of the aims repeatedly publicly stated by the UK will be “to end the direct… Read More UK post-Brexit cannot escape the impact of EU law and of the Court of Justice of the EU  

Save the Date: EFILA Lecture by Judge Christopher Greenwood (12 October)

On 12 October 2017 Judge Christopher Greenwood, QC, will deliver the 3rd Annual EFILA Lecture 2017 entitled: “Most Favoured Nations Clauses in BITs – What is their Real Purpose (and their Real Effect) ?” LOCATION: Press Club Europe Rue Froissart 95 1000 Brussels PROGRAMME: 16.30 – 17.00 Registration Coffee, Tea 17.00 -17.15 Welcome address by… Read More Save the Date: EFILA Lecture by Judge Christopher Greenwood (12 October)

CAAI Arbitration Rules 2017: The new arbitration rules for the new Chinese Arbitration Association, International

Winnie Jo-Mei Ma, Deputy Secretary-General, CAA* To align with international trends and benchmarks while conforming to users’ demands and interests, CAA (Chinese Arbitration Association, Taipei) has been devising a new set of arbitration rules for CAAI (Chinese Arbitration Association, International), a new and separate entity to be established, with its first representative office expected to open… Read More CAAI Arbitration Rules 2017: The new arbitration rules for the new Chinese Arbitration Association, International

Press Release: Launch of DAVA | Strategic Analysis – We Are Looking East

  DAVA | Strategic Analysis is not just another geopolitical think-tank. Our platform is designed to offer insight in nowadays’ most turbulent international affairs from multiple angles: strategic, geoeconomic, political, cultural and religious. It is an integrated vision upon the crises that rage across Eurasia. And upon tensions that are accumulating in this part of… Read More Press Release: Launch of DAVA | Strategic Analysis – We Are Looking East

The first steps towards a Multilateral Investment Court (MIC)

by Prof. Nikos Lavranos, Secretary-General of EFILA   On the instigation of the EU, the UNCITRAL Commission adopted a broad mandate for a Working Group to: identify and consider concerns regarding ISDS; consider whether reforms are desirable in light of the identified concerns; if the Working Group were to conclude that reform is desirable, to… Read More The first steps towards a Multilateral Investment Court (MIC)

Arbitration Under the New Egyptian Investment Law: A Sanguine Crusade, or a Mirage Station  

  Amr Arafa Hasaan, LL.M.*   Egypt has suffered massively in economic terms since the onset of the Arab Spring in 2011. Since then, there have been continuous endeavors to mitigate the loss, for instance, by holding the economic forum at Sharm El-sheikh in 2015, and concluding amendments to the investment law pending the same… Read More Arbitration Under the New Egyptian Investment Law: A Sanguine Crusade, or a Mirage Station