Yearly Archives: 2018

Author: Alexander Ojugbeli Jurisdiction: International Russia Ukraine Topics: BITs Authority of the Arbitral Tribunal In May 2018, the Permanent Court of Arbitration (PCA) issued a monumental decision holding Russia accountable for expropriating assets held by Ukrainian investors in the Crimea.[1] In Everest Estate LLC v. The Russian Federation, the Tribunal […]

Crimea and the Challenge of Jurisdiction

Authors: Tianshu (Susan) Lu and Yisha He Jurisdiction: China Topics: Other The One Belt One Road Initiative (OBOR) is China’s recent development strategy aiming at increasing the country’s economy integration and financial collaboration with the Eurasia area. The project includes investments in the infrastructural and transportation projects in over sixty countries […]

Recent Developments In China’s Cross-border Dispute Resolution Under the “Belt ...

Written by: Nicole O’Donnell Arbitration has long been used in the Middle East as a key method to dispute resolution. “In the Pre-Islamic Arab Community, self-help tended to be the most relied upon form of dispute resolution.”[1] If self-help mechanisms failed, a “hakam (an arbitrator)” was appointed, and “the parties […]

International Commercial Arbitration in the Middle East