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Prof. Stephan Schill appointed as new General Editor ICCA Publications

Jul 12 2018
ICCA is pleased to announce that Prof. Stephan Schill will assume the role of General Editor ICCA Publications.

ICCA-ACIL Colloquium on the Impact of Achmea explores uncharted territory

Jul 04 2018
On Tuesday 26 June 2018, ICCA and the Amsterdam Center for International Law (ACIL) hosted a full-day colloquium on the Impact of Achmea on Pending Arbitrations under Member States' BITs and the Energy Charter Treaty.

How to resolve the many issues left open by the Achmea CJEU decision?

Jun 14 2018
26 June ICCA Colloquium to explore answers. With an introduction by ICCA President, high level presentations, and floor discussions under Chatham House Rule.

Recent Articles

"Breach of Treaty Claims and Breach of Contract Claims: Is it still unknown territory?" in Arbitration Under International Investment Agreements: A guide to the key issues, pp.323-350. by Mr. Stanimir A. Alexandrov (Washington DC., United States)
Foreign investments are often made by means of a contract between the investor and an entity of the host governments. The article discusses how treaty-based tribunals approach disputes that arise out of such contracts.
"International Arbitration as a Transnational System of Justice," in Arbitration - The Next Fifty Years, ICCA Congress Series No. 16, 2012, pp.66-73. by Prof. Dr. Emmanuel Gaillard (Shearman & Sterling LLP, Paris, France)
International arbitration is increasingly recognized as a transnational system of justice, if not a genuinely autonomous legal order, sometimes labeled as the arbitral legal order. This evolution, however, continues to generate robust controversies on the extent of autonomy of international arbitration from national legal systems and the role, if any, that the seat of the arbitration should have over the arbitral process.
"Transcending National Legal Orders for International Arbitration," in International Arbitration: The Coming of a New Age?, ICCA Congress Series 371 (A. J. van den Berg ed., 2013). by Prof. Dr. Emmanuel Gaillard (Shearman & Sterling LLP, Paris, France)
The role of national courts in international arbitration is a relatively well defined concept. National courts may intervene at the end of the arbitral process for purposes of the enforcement or review of an arbitral award; they may also intervene during the arbitral process, most frequently to assist the arbitral process, for example in relation to the constitution of the arbitral tribunal. Opinions differ, however, as to the extent to which national courts can and should interact with the arbitral process, and whether national court decisions rendered in relation to the arbitral process should be given transnational effect.