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Post-Brexit trade in services: Understanding the implications

Brexit Mini-Symposium | Part Four

By Dr Avidan Kent, Senior Lecturer in Commercial and Trade Law (University of East Anglia).

Just like almost any aspect of the economy, the...

Competition Law and State Aid in the ‘Brexit White Paper’: sensible alignment or unworkable proposals?

Brexit Mini-Symposium | Part Three

by Andreas Stephan

In a previous blog post, I wrote of the UK Prime Minister’s unexpected discussion of Competition and State Aid, as two...

Challenges in the regulatory realignment of post-Brexit procurement trade

Brexit Mini-Symposium | Part Two

By Dr Albert Sanchez-Graells, Reader in Economic Law (University of Bristol Law School).

At this stage, making the point that Brexit creates...

The Great(?), Late Summer of Brexit: An Online Mini-Symposium

Brexit Mini-Symposium | Part One

By Avidan Kent

Brexit is looming, the deadline is getting closer and no one knows how things will turn out. Numerous scenarios are mulled by...

Understanding Environmental Struggles in Sudan

By Nada Ali 

I was approached in 2015 to participate in Phase II of a research project seeking to explore the role played by International norms in environmental struggles over...

Brexit: Challenges and Opportunities

By Seamus Nevin

Britain will leave the European Union next year – and will need to decide on a new approach to our international relations.

While the central fact of...

Multilingualism and teleological interpretation of EU law

By Alessandra Pietrobon

Multilingualism is probably one of the most challenging testing grounds for the EU potential to adhere to its motto “united in diversity”. Dealing simultaneously...

Litigating Climate Change

By Avidan Kent 

Litigation of climate change-related policies/issues has received increasing attention in recent years from both the media and the academic community. Notable examples of...

A Bull in a China Shop: Brexit as a Challenge to the Good Friday Agreement

By Nikos Skoutaris

20 years ago, the Good Friday/Belfast Agreement (GFA) put an end to the sectarian violence that had plagued Northern Ireland for decades. The GFA highlighted that...

Could the PM’s concessions on Competition Policy signal a softening of Brexit?

by Andreas Stephan

On Friday 2 March 2018, in a much-anticipated speech meant to give clarity to the UK Government’s Brexit objectives, the Prime Minister suggested that: (a) UK State...

A Legitimate but Risky Path: The New Tanzanian legislation on natural resource

By Tarcisio Gazzini

In the last few years, international investment law and investment treaties in particular, have attracted – often for good reasons – sharp criticism and...

Hamilton (the Musical) and International Law

By Sondre Torp Helmersen

Lin-Manuel Miranda’s musical Hamilton has been an enormous success on Broadway since it opened in 2015. Much ink has been spilt over various aspects of the...

NAFTA’s Chapter 11 at a Crossroads

By Enrique Boone Barrera

The future of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) is in doubt after the latest negotiations seem to have gone badly. Much of the problem stems from...

Call For Papers - Utrecht Journal Of International And European Law

UJIEL is accepting submissions for its General Issue on International and European law to be published in August 2018.

At the brink of death? The slow and painful dismemberment of the WTO’s Appellate Body

By Zuzanna Godzimirska

Often referred to as the “jewel in the crown” of the World Trade Organization (WTO), the Dispute Settlement Mechanism might be facing a slow and painful death....

#MeToo: The world of million dollar cheques

by Reilly Anne Dempsey Willis

I am not sure why the British Broadcasting Corporation is so utterly and completely incapable of properly addressing women’s rights issues, but the...

Homage to Catalonia

By Nikos Skoutaris

On 6 October 1934 Lluís Companys proclaimed the Catalan State (Estat Català) within a ‘Spanish Federal Republic’. 83 years later, Catalonia –unbelievable as it...

State-led, Regional, Consultative Processes: Opportunities to develop legal frameworks on disaster displacement

Climate Refugees Mini-Symposium | Final Part

by the Platform on Disaster Displacement

This blogpost argues that state-led consultative processes at the (sub-) regional level...

Drawing Upon International Refugee Law: The Precautionary Approach to Protecting Climate Change Displaced Persons

Climate Refugees Mini-Symposium | Part Eight

by Jenny Poon

Climate change is not a recent phenomenon. Yet, it affects millions of those displaced as a result of its impact,...

A Proposal for Introducing “UN Guiding Principles on Cross-Border Displacement Due to Environmental Disasters”

Climate Refugees Mini-Symposium | Part Seven

by Camilla Schloss

Cross-border displacement due to environmental disasters is at the heart of today’s international migration...

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