Nikos Lavranos

European Federation for Investment Law and Arbitration (EFILA)

Secretary General

Brussels

Belgium

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1.

Bilateral Investment Treaty (BITS) and EU Law

ESIL Conference 2010
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 28 Sep 2010
Nikos Lavranos
European Federation for Investment Law and Arbitration (EFILA)
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Bilateral Investment Treaties, BITs, ECJ, Community law, intra-EU BITs, investment law, arbitration, arbitral tribunals, exclusive jurisdiction, exclusive competence

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The New EU Investment Treaties: Convergence towards the NAFTA Model as the New Plurilateral Model BIT Text?

Number of pages: 6 Posted: 31 Mar 2013
Nikos Lavranos
European Federation for Investment Law and Arbitration (EFILA)
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EU Investment Treaties, NAFTA, CETA, Policy Space, Dutch Gold Standard

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The ECJ's Judgments in Melloni and Åkerberg Fransson: Une Ménage à Trois Difficulté

European Law Reporter, No. 4, pp. 133-141, April 2013
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 13 Aug 2013
Nikos Lavranos
European Federation for Investment Law and Arbitration (EFILA)
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ECJ, ECHR, Charter of Fundamental Rights, constitional law, constitutional courts, supremacy

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Revisiting Article 307 EC: The Untouchable Core of Fundamental European Constitutional Law Values and Principles

SHAPING THE RULE OF LAW THROUGH DIALOGUE, Carrozza, ed., Europa Law Publishing, 2009
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 05 Aug 2009 Last Revised: 11 Aug 2009
Nikos Lavranos
European Federation for Investment Law and Arbitration (EFILA)
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Article 307 EC, relationship international law and Community law, pre-accession obligations, hypothetical incompatibility, Kadi, BITs, very foundations of Community legal order, constitutionalization

The ECJ's Relationship with Other International Courts and Tribunals

Number of pages: 19 Posted: 08 Sep 2010 Last Revised: 13 Sep 2010
Nikos Lavranos
European Federation for Investment Law and Arbitration (EFILA)
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ECJ, international courts and tribunals, exclusive jurisidction, proliferation

The ECJ's Relationship with Other International Courts and Tribunals

EUROPE-THE NEW LEGAL REALISM, ESSAYS IN HONOUR OF HJALTE RASMUSSEN, pp. 393-411, Karsten Hagel-Sorensen, Ulrich Haltern, Henning Koch, and Joseph Weiler, eds., Djof Publishing, December 2010
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 23 Jan 2011
Nikos Lavranos
European Federation for Investment Law and Arbitration (EFILA)
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ECJ, International Courts and Tribunals, Comity

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Judicial Review of UN Sanctions by the European Court of Justice

Nordic Journal of International Law, No. 3, 2009
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 04 Jul 2009 Last Revised: 04 Aug 2009
Nikos Lavranos
European Federation for Investment Law and Arbitration (EFILA)
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UN sanctions, judicial review, fundamental rights, autonomy of Community legal order, relationship

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Is an International Investor-to-State Arbitration System Under the Auspices of the ECJ Possible?

Number of pages: 16 Posted: 16 Dec 2011 Last Revised: 05 Jan 2012
Nikos Lavranos
European Federation for Investment Law and Arbitration (EFILA)
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investor-to-state arbitration, ECJ, exclusive jurisdiction, European legal order, Opinion 1/09

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The Epilogue in the Mox Plant Dispute: An End Without Findings

European Energy and Environmental Law Review, June 2009
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 07 Jul 2009 Last Revised: 05 Aug 2009
Nikos Lavranos
European Federation for Investment Law and Arbitration (EFILA)
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MOX plant, UNCLOS, arbitral tribunal, ECJ, Art. 292 EC

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Protecting European Law from International Law

European Foreign Affairs Review, Vol. 15, No. 1, pp. 265-282, 2010
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 04 Apr 2010
Nikos Lavranos
European Federation for Investment Law and Arbitration (EFILA)
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Article 307 EC, Kadi, BITs judgment, very foundations of the Community legal order, hypothetical incompatibility, international law

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On the Need to Regulate Competing Jurisdictions between International Courts and Tribunals

JURISDICTIONAL COMPETITION; SELECTED CASES IN INTERNATIONAL AND EUROPEAN LAW, Europa Publishing, Groningen, October 2009
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 05 Aug 2009 Last Revised: 26 Aug 2009
Nikos Lavranos
European Federation for Investment Law and Arbitration (EFILA)
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competing jurisdictions, international courts and tribunals, fragmentation of international law, institutionalisation of international law, proliferation of international courts and tribunals, comity, Solange method, judicial dialogue

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Member States' Bits: Lost in Transition?

Number of pages: 25 Posted: 01 Oct 2011
Nikos Lavranos
European Federation for Investment Law and Arbitration (EFILA)
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BITs, FDI, CEIP, Lisbon Treaty, Article 207 TFEU, exclusive competence, exclusive jurisdiction

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In Defence of Member States' BITs Gold Standard: The Regulation 1219/2012 Establishing a Transitional Regime for Existing Extra-EU BITs - A Member State's Perspective

Transnational Dispute Management, Vol. 10, Issue 2, March 2013
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 02 Mar 2013
Nikos Lavranos
European Federation for Investment Law and Arbitration (EFILA)
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BITs, EU investment policy, transitional regime, grandfathering

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New Developments in the Interaction between International Investment Law and EU Law

Law & Practice of International Courts and Tribunals, Vol. 9, pp. 409-441, 2010
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 12 Dec 2010
Nikos Lavranos
European Federation for Investment Law and Arbitration (EFILA)
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Bilateral Investment Treaties, Investment Law, European Law, Transitional Regime, Arbitral Tribunals

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The Impact of the Kadi Judgment on the International Obligations of the EC Member States and the EC

YEARBOOK OF EUROPEAN LAW, 2009
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 13 Dec 2009
Nikos Lavranos
European Federation for Investment Law and Arbitration (EFILA)
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Article 307 EC, pre-accession treaties, UN Security Council Resolutions, sanctions, fundamental rights, Behrami

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The Brazilian Tyres Case: Trade Supersedes Health

Trade, Law & Development, Vol. 1, No. 2, pp. 230-258, Fall 2009
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 07 Mar 2010
Nikos Lavranos
European Federation for Investment Law and Arbitration (EFILA)
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Mercosur, WTO, Appellate Body, Retreaded Tyres, Article XX GATT, Competing Jurisdictions

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Case-Note on BITs Judgments of the ECJ

American Journal of International Law, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 23 Nov 2009
Nikos Lavranos
European Federation for Investment Law and Arbitration (EFILA)
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Article 307 EC, BITs, pre-accession treaties, relationship between Community law and international law, foundations of the Community legal order, hypothetical incompatibilities

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Member States' Bilateral Investment Treaties (BITs): Lost in Transition?

Hague Yearbook of International Law 2011, pp. 281-311
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 03 Nov 2012
Nikos Lavranos
European Federation for Investment Law and Arbitration (EFILA)
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investment law, EU law, ECJ arbitral tribunal, BIT, intra-EU BITs, NAFTA, FTAs

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Multilevel Judicial Governance between Global and Regional Economic Integration Systems: Institutional and Substantive Aspects

European University Institute Max Weber Programme Working Paper No. 2009/41
Number of pages: 75 Posted: 01 Dec 2009
European University Institute, European University Institute, European University Institute, European University Institute - Department of Law (LAW) and European Federation for Investment Law and Arbitration (EFILA)
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Brazilian Tyres, competing jurisdiction, MERCOSUR, WTO, dispute settlement

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The Entering into Force of the Lisbon Treaty - A European Odysey

ASIL Insight, Vol. 13, No. 26, December 14, 2009
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 15 Dec 2009
Nikos Lavranos
European Federation for Investment Law and Arbitration (EFILA)
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Lisbon Treaty, EC, EU, Union, constitution, Treaty revision

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How the European Commission and the EU Member States are Reasserting Their Control over Their Investment Treaties and ISDS Rules

Published in: A. Kulick (Ed), States’ Reassertion of Control Over International Investment Agreements and International Investment Treaty Dispute Settlement (Cambridge University Press, 2016), Pp. 309-332
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 08 Nov 2016
Nikos Lavranos
European Federation for Investment Law and Arbitration (EFILA)
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investment arbitration; BITs; ISDS; ICS; European Commission; control; treaties

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The Ospar Convention, the Aarhus Convention and EC Law: Normative and Institutional Fragmentation on the Right to Access to Environmental Information

MULTI-SOURCED EQUIVALENT NORMS, T. Broude and Y. Shany, eds., Oxford, Hart Publishing, 2010
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 16 Dec 2009 Last Revised: 06 Dec 2010
Nikos Lavranos
European Federation for Investment Law and Arbitration (EFILA)
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OSPAR, Aarhus, environmental law, access to information, fragmentation, comity, multi-sourced equivalent norms

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On Misguided Judicial Deference by the ECJ and ECRTHR

DISPUTE RESOLUTION, C. Baudenbacher, ed., German Law Publishers, 2009
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 29 Dec 2009
Nikos Lavranos
European Federation for Investment Law and Arbitration (EFILA)
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judicial deference, dispute resolution, ECJ, ECRTHR

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The ECJ and Cyprus: Keeping the Pandora Box Firmly Closed

Number of pages: 10 Posted: 25 Aug 2009
Nikos Lavranos
European Federation for Investment Law and Arbitration (EFILA)
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Cyprus, Regulation 44/2001, enforcement of foreign judgments, public policy

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Mixed Exclusivity: The CJEU's Opinion on the EU-Singapore FTA

Nikos Lavranos, Mixed Exclusivity: The CJEU's Opinion on the EU-Singapore FTA, European Investment Law and Arbitration Review (2017) Vol. 2, pp. 3-34.
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 28 Nov 2017
Nikos Lavranos
European Federation for Investment Law and Arbitration (EFILA)
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EU-Singapore FTA, ISDS, exclusive competence, mixity, mixed competence, FDI,

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Renewable Energy Investment Disputes: Recent Developments and Implications for Prospective Energy Market Reforms European Energy Law Report XII - 2018

European Energy Law Report XII, 2018; ISBN 9781780686721, University of Groningen Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 48/2019
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 27 Dec 2018 Last Revised: 09 Jan 2020
Nikos Lavranos and Cees Verburg
European Federation for Investment Law and Arbitration (EFILA) and Independent
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renewable energy, ECT, arbitration, winter package, Achmea, clean energy, market

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The OSPAR Convention, the Aarhus Convention and EC Law: Normative and Institutional Fragmentation on the Right of Access to Environmental Information

THE INTERNATIONAL LAW AND POLICY OF MULTI-SOURCED EQUIVALENT NORMS, pp. 143-169, Y. Shany & T. Broude, Hart Publishing, 2011
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 29 Mar 2011
Nikos Lavranos
European Federation for Investment Law and Arbitration (EFILA)
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OSPAR, Aarhus, European law, environmental law, access to right to information, MOX plant, competing jurisdictions, arbitral tribunals

Rule of Law and the Fatal Mistake of Achmea: Could the Intra-EU BIT’s Have Been the Last Hope for Justice in Captured Illiberal Member States?

Working Paper No. 12 – November 2020
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 21 Jan 2021
Dimitry Kochenov and Nikos Lavranos
CEU Democracy Institute, Budapest and European Federation for Investment Law and Arbitration (EFILA)
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Achmea; CJEU; Rule of Law; Backsliding; Hungary; ICSID

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Book Review on Rafael Leal-Arcas: Theory and Practice of EC External Trade Law and Policy and International Trade Law and Investment Law

Legal Issues of Economic Integration, Vol. 38, No. 3, pp. 287-290, 2011
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 18 Aug 2011
Nikos Lavranos
European Federation for Investment Law and Arbitration (EFILA)
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investment law, trade law, policy, EU, external trade relations

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National Courts, Domestic Democracy, and the Evolution of International Law: A Reply to Eyal Benvinisti and George Downs

European Journal of International Law, Vol. 20, No. 4, pp. 1005–1011, 2009
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 16 Feb 2010
Nikos Lavranos
European Federation for Investment Law and Arbitration (EFILA)
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interjudicial dialogue, international courts, domestic courts, international law, democracy

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Revisiting the 'Predominant Aim' Concept for Determining the Correct Legal Basis

European Law Reporter, No. 2, pp. 59-63, 2010
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 07 Mar 2010
Nikos Lavranos
European Federation for Investment Law and Arbitration (EFILA)
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Exclusive Competences, Shared Competences, ECJ, External Trade, Environment, Predominant Aim

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In Dubio Pro First Pillar: Recent Developments in the Delimitation of the Competence of the EU and EC

European Law Reporter, No. 9, 2008
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 06 Apr 2010
Nikos Lavranos
European Federation for Investment Law and Arbitration (EFILA)
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Lights and Shadows of the WTO-Inspired International Court System of Investor-State Dispute Settlement

European Investment Law and Arbitration Review, Volume 1 (2016)
Posted: 16 Feb 2018
University of Edinburgh - School of Law, Independent, Qatar Foundation, Amsterdam Center for International Law and European Federation for Investment Law and Arbitration (EFILA)

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TTIP, Investment Court System, ICS, CETA