Michael Waibel

University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law

10 West Road

Cambridge, CB3 9DZ

United Kingdom

Lauterpacht Centre for International Law

University Lecturer

5 Cranmer Road

Cambridge, CB3 9BL

United Kingdom

University of Cambridge - Jesus College

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Cambridge, CB5 8BL

United Kingdom

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Scholarly Papers (48)

1.

Opening Pandora's Box: Sovereign Bonds in International Arbitration

American Journal of International Law, Vol. 101, pp. 711-759, 2007
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 08 Mar 2010
Michael Waibel
University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law
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ICSID, arbitration, Argentina, sovereign debt, sovereign default, non-payment, investment, fair and equitable treatment

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Investment Arbitration: Jurisdiction and Admissibility

University of Cambridge Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 9/2014
Number of pages: 81 Posted: 08 Feb 2014
Michael Waibel
University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law
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international dispute settlement, jurisdiction, admissibility, investment arbitration, Kompetenz-Kompetenz, counterclaims

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The Backlash Against Investment Arbitration: Perceptions and Reality

THE BACKLASH AGAINST INVESTMENT ARBITRATION, Michael Waibel, Asha Kaushal, Kyo-Hwa Chung & Claire Balchin, eds., Kluwer Law International, March 2010
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 02 Jan 2011
University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law, University of British Columbia (UBC), Faculty of Law, Kim & Chang and Allen & Overy LLP
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Investment Arbitration, Backlash, Discontent, Critiques

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International Investment Law and Treaty Interpretation

FROM CLINICAL ISOLATION TO SYSTEMIC INTEGRATION, pp. 29-52, Hofmann, Rainer, Tams, C. Christian, eds., Baden-Baden, 2011
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 20 Sep 2011
Michael Waibel
University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law
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ICSID, investment arbitration, treaty interpretation, law-making, WTO, effectiveness, impact on development

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Sovereign Defaults Before International Courts and Tribunals

SOVEREIGN DEFAULTS BEFORE INTERNATIONAL COURTS AND TRIBUNALS, Cambridge University Press, 2011
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 01 Jan 2011 Last Revised: 15 Sep 2011
Michael Waibel
University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law
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sovereign debt restructuring, sovereign default, international law

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Bank Insolvency and Sovereign Insolvency

Rosa Maria Lastra, CROSS-BORDER BANK INSOLVENCY, Chapter 13, Oxford University Press, May 2011
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 01 Jan 2011
Michael Waibel
University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law
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sovereign default, bank insolvency, migration of debt, banking crisis

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Out of Thin Air? Tracing the Origins of the UNCTAD Principles in Customary International Law

SOVEREIGN FINANCING AND INTERNATIONAL LAW: THE UNCTAD PRINCIPLES ON RESPONSIBLE SOVEREIGN LENDING AND BORROWING, Juan Pablo Bohoslavsky, Carlos Esposito, Yuefen Li, eds., Oxford University Press, 2013
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 21 Oct 2012 Last Revised: 12 Nov 2012
Michael Waibel
University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law
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UNCTAD, sovereign debt crises, default, general principles of law, customary international law

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The Corfu Channel Case

MAX PLANCK ENCYCLOPEDIA OF PUBLIC INTERNATIONAL LAW, Rüdiger Wolfrum, ed., Oxford University Press, 2010,
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 31 Aug 2011
Michael Waibel
University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law
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International Court of Justice, compensation, Albania, innocent passage, responsibility for an internationally wrongful act by omission, mines, international straits, evidence before international courts and tribunals, sovereignty

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Iceland’s Financial Crisis – Quo Vadis International Law

ASIL Insight, Vol. 14, No. 5, March 1, 2010
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 01 Jan 2011
Michael Waibel
University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law
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Iceland, Bank Insolvency, Deposit Insurance, Kaupthing

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Steering Sovereign Debt Restructurings Through the CDS Quicksand

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 08 Mar 2012 Last Revised: 14 Jul 2012
Michael Waibel
University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law
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collective action clauses, Greece, restructuring, exit consents, credit default swaps, CDS, restructuring credit event, determinations committees

Subnational Insolvency: Cross-Country Experiences and Lessons

Policy Research Working Paper No. 4496
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 07 May 2009
Lili Liu and Michael Waibel
World Bank - Poverty Reduction and Economic Management Network (PREM) and University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law
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Insolvency, Bankruptcy, public entity, municipality, province, creditors

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BIT by BIT – The Silent Liberalisation of the Capital Account

INTERNATIONAL INVESTMENT LAW FOR THE 21ST CENTURY - ESSAYS IN HONOUR OF CHRISTOPH SCHREUER, pp. 497-518, C. Binder, U. Kriebaum, A. Reinisch and S. Wittich, eds., Oxford, 2009
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 08 Mar 2010
Michael Waibel
University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law
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Balance of Payments, ICSID, Bilateral Investment Treaties, Safeguards, Exchange Controls, Capital Controls, IMF

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Creditor Protection in International Law

Pieter Bekker, Rudolf Dolzer, Michael Waibel, MAKING TRANSNATIONAL LAW WORK IN THE GLOBAL ECONOMY: ESSAYS IN HONOUR OF DETLEV VAGTS, Cambridge University Press, 2010
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 01 Jan 2011
Michael Waibel
University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law
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creditor protection, insolvency, international law

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Coordinating Adjudication Processes

University of Cambridge Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 6/2014
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 29 Jan 2014
Michael Waibel
University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law
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international dispute settlement; parallel proceedings; double recovery; lis pendens; res judicata; shareholder derivative claims; mass claims; shareholder claims for reflective loss

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Principles of Treaty Interpretation: Developed for and Applied by National Courts?

University of Cambridge Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 16/2015
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 18 Apr 2015
Michael Waibel
University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law
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Treaty interpretation, national courts, interpretive communities, international and domestic canons of construction, Vienna Convention on the Law of Treaties, obligation to apply the Vienna Convention

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Debt Relief to Poor Countries: Rules v. Discretion

Butterworths Journal of International Banking and Financial Law, May 2010
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 20 May 2010 Last Revised: 02 Jan 2011
Michael Waibel
University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law
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debt relief, HIPC, holdout, sovereign debt restructuring, collective action

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Interpretive Communities in International Law

Forthcoming in A. Bianchi, D. Peat and M. Windsor (eds) Interpretation in International Law (Oxford University Press) INTRODUCTION, University of Cambridge Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 62/2014
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 24 Oct 2014
Michael Waibel
University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law
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Interpretation, treaties, interpretive communities, epistemic communities, specialization, fragmentation, regimes, interpretive methods

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Two Decades Lost: Reinvigorating the Weak Cousin of WTO Law

Selected Papers from ESIL Proceedings, Vol. 3, 2011
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 31 Dec 2010 Last Revised: 27 Aug 2012
Michael Waibel
University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law
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international financial law, underdevelopment, weakness, history, IMF

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Retaliating Against Exchange-Rate Manipulation Under WTO Rules

THE US-SINO CURRENCY DISPUTE: NEW INSIGHTS FROM ECONOMICS, POLITICS, AND LAW, pp. 133-138, Simon J. Evenett, ed., VoxEu.org and Centre for Economic Policy Research, 2010
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 02 Jan 2011
Michael Waibel
University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law
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WTO, IMF, Export Subsidy, Exchange Rate, Undervaluation

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Uniformity Versus Specialisation: A Uniform Regime of Treaty Interpretation?

University of Cambridge Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 54/2013
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 14 Nov 2013
Michael Waibel
University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law
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Treaty Interpretation; Vienna Convention on the Law of Treaties; fragmentation; specialized adjudicators; epistemic communities; interpretive home bias; margin of appreciation

21.

Gibraltar

MAX PLANCK ENCYCLOPEDIA OF PUBLIC INTERNATIONAL LAW, Rüdiger Wolfrum, ed., Oxford University Press, 2009,
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 31 Aug 2011
Michael Waibel
University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law
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British overseas territory, territory, sovereignty, cession by treaty, Spain, referendum, self-determination, co-sovereignty

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Elusive Certainty - Implications of Donegal v. Zambia

International Financial Law Review, pp. 31-34, 2007
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 08 Mar 2010 Last Revised: 28 Mar 2011
Michael Waibel
University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law
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HIPC, Zambia, holdout, sovereign debt, Donegal, creditor

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Demystifying the Art of Interpretation

European Journal of International Law, Vol. 22, No. 2, pp. 571-588, 2011
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 01 Dec 2011
Michael Waibel
University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law
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interpretation, legal methods, international courts and tribunals, WTO, contextual and effective interpretation

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Counterclaims in International Law

University of Cambridge Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 66/2014
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 21 Oct 2014 Last Revised: 14 Dec 2014
Michael Waibel and Jake William Rylatt
University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law and University of Cambridge - Lauterpacht Centre for International Law
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counterclaims; ICJ; investment arbitration

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Managing Subnational Credit and Default Risks

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 5362
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Lili Liu and Michael Waibel
World Bank - Poverty Reduction and Economic Management Network (PREM) and University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law
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Bankruptcy and Resolution of Financial Distress, Debt Markets, Access to Finance, Banks & Banking Reform, Subnational Economic Development

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Staateninsolvenzen in Historischer Sicht (In German)

STAATENINSOLVENZEN, Georg Kodek, August Reinisch, eds., Springer/Bankwissenschaftlicher Verlag, 2011
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 31 Dec 2010
Michael Waibel
University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law
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sovereign default, history, 19th century, 20th century

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The Diplomatic Channel

THE LAW OF INTERNATIONAL RESPONSIBILITY, James Crawford and Alain Pellet, eds., Oxford University Press, 2010
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 02 Jan 2011 Last Revised: 27 Aug 2012
Michael Waibel
University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law
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Negotiation, International Disputes, State Responsibility, Settlement

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Investment Codes

Max Planck Encyclopedia of Public International Law, Oxford University Press, 2011
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 27 Aug 2012
Michael Waibel and Markus Burgstaller
University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law and Hogan Lovells
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Investment Codes, foreign investment, protection, bilateral investment treaties, expropriation

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A Good Day and Salutory Warning for the European Union

Cambridge Law Journal, pp. 38-40, March 2010
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 01 Jan 2011
Michael Waibel
University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law
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European Union Law, Lisbon Treaty, Bundesverfassungsgericht, Democracy Deficit

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Echoes of History: The International Financial Commission in Greece

in Sovereign Default – Do We Need a Legal Procedure? (ed. Christoph Paulus, Beck, 2014), 3-19,
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 21 Jul 2015
Michael Waibel
University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law
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Public finance; Greece; 19th century; quasi-receivership; financial control; international financial commission; sovereign default

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Competence Review: Trade and Investment

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 12 Oct 2014
Michael Waibel
University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law
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Euroepan investment policy; Treaty of Lisbon; exclusive competence; common commercial policy

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Even Wars Have Limits: Fundamental Principles of International Humanitarian Law

juridicum - Zeitschrift im Rechtstaat 1/02, 29-31
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 12 Oct 2014
Michael Waibel
University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law
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International Humanitarian Law; Martens Clause; principle of distinction; Red Cross

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The United Kingdom

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 12 Oct 2014
Piet Eeckhout and Michael Waibel
University College London - Faculty of Laws and University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law
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European Monetary Union; Pringle; European Central Bank; governance reform; Six-Pack

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France's Subnational Insolvency Framework

In Until Debt Do Us Part: Subnational Debt, Insolvency and Markets O. Canuto and L. Liu (Washington, DC, The World Bank, 2013)
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 13 Oct 2014
Lili Liu, Norbert Gaillard and Michael Waibel
World Bank - Poverty Reduction and Economic Management Network (PREM), NG Consulting and University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law
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subnational insolvency; subnational bankruptcy; France; defaults; public accountants

35.

Technology Transfer

In R. Wolfrum (ed.) Max Planck Encyclopedia of Public International Law (Oxford University Press, 2012), Vol. IX, 801-814,
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 11 Oct 2014
Michael Waibel and William P. Alford
University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law and Harvard Law School
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Technology Transfer; licensing; access to medicines; Draft Code on Technology Transfer; UNCTAD

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Chapter 9: Legitimacy and Governance Challenges

The Political Economy of the Investment Treaty Regime. Oxford: Oxford University Press. (2017)
Number of pages: 81 Posted: 28 Jul 2017
University of New South Wales, University College London and University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law
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investment treaties, international arbitration, foreign direct investment, regimes, international economic law, international business

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The Macroeconomics of Investment Treaties' Investment Liberalization Provisions: A Review of Theory and Evidence

Number of pages: 12 Posted: 15 Feb 2017
University of New South Wales, University College London and University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law
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The Icarus Syndrome: How Credit Rating Agencies Lost Their Quasi-Immunity

University of Cambridge Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 12/2017
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 14 Feb 2017
Michael Waibel and Norbert Gaillard
University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law and NG Consulting
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credit rating agency, free speech, commercial speech, First Amendment, litigation, mercantile agency, subprime crisis, Standard & Poor's, Moody's, Fitch

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State Liability in the EEA

Forthcoming, The Fundamental Principles of EEA Law: EEA-ities (Carl Baudenbacher, ed.) (Springer), University of Cambridge Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 10/2017
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 10 Feb 2017
Michael Waibel and Fiona Sofie Petersen
University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law and University of Cambridge
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state liability, EFTA, EEA, Iceland, deposit insurance, homogeneity, serious breach

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Monetary Policy: An Exclusive Competence Only in Name?

University of Cambridge Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 11/2017
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 10 Feb 2017
Michael Waibel
University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law
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Economic and Monetary Union, European Central Bank, Eurosystem, monetary policy, Outright Monetary Transactions, quantitative easing, Pringle, Gauweiler

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Constitutional Protections Afforded to Individuals Subject to an Extradition Request

Forthcoming in Max Planck Encyclopedia of Comparative Constitutional Law (Rainer Grote, Frauke Lachenmann and Rüdiger Wolfrum eds.), University of Cambridge Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 61/2016,
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 02 Dec 2016
Trina Malone and Michael Waibel
University of Cambridge and University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law
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extradition, comparative constitutional law, death penalty, double criminality, political offences, European Arrest Warrant

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The Principle of Privity

University of Cambridge Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 44/2016
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 18 Sep 2016
Michael Waibel
University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law
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law of treaties, privity, pacta tertiis, objective regimes, VCLT, third states

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Eurobonds: Legal Design Features

University of Cambridge Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 37/2016
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 10 Aug 2016
Michael Waibel
University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law
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Eurobond, governing law, issuer, European Monetary Union, Sovereign Debt

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Arbitrator Selection – Towards Greater State Control

Kulick, Andreas (ed), Reassertion of Control over the Investment Treaty Regime (Cambridge University Press, Forthcoming), University of Cambridge Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 30/2016
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 09 Jul 2016
Michael Waibel
University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law
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international arbitration; arbitrators; selection; appointment; legitimacy

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The (Mis)Alignment of the Trade and Monetary Legal Orders

Chapter 5 IN: Transnational Legal Orders, Terence C Halliday; Gregory C Shaffer, editors, New York, NY: Cambridge University Press, 2015., UC Irvine School of Law Research Paper No. 2016-27, University of Cambridge Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 27/2016
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 08 Jun 2016 Last Revised: 13 Aug 2016
Gregory Shaffer and Michael Waibel
University of California, Irvine School of Law and University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law
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The Rise and Fall of Trade and Monetary Legal Orders: From the Interwar Period to Today’s Global Imbalances

Chapter 9 IN: Contractual Knowledge: One Hundred Years of Legal Experimentation, Gregoire Mallard & Jerome Sgard, editors, NY: Cambridge University Press, UC Irvine School of Law Research Paper No. 2016-28, University of Cambridge Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 28/2016
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 08 Jun 2016 Last Revised: 13 Aug 2016
Gregory Shaffer and Michael Waibel
University of California, Irvine School of Law and University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law
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Amicus Curiae Submission in NAFTA Proceedings Eli Lilly v. Canada

University of Cambridge Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 13/2016
Posted: 02 Mar 2016
University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law, University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law and University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law

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intellectual property rights, patents, patent invalidation, patent revocation, utility, industrial application, new medical use inventions, selection inventions, NAFTA fair and equitable treatment, FET, state responsibility for judicial conduct, legitimate expectations, TRIPs, NAFTA

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Fair and Equitable Treatment and Judicial Patent Decisions

University of Cambridge Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 4/2016
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 26 Jan 2016
Kathleen Liddell and Michael Waibel
University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law and University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law
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intellectual property rights, patents, patent offices, patent invalidation, fair and equitable treatment, state responsibility for judicial conduct, deference to judicial conduct, Eli Lilly v. Canada