Esmé Shirlow

ANU College of Law

Canberra, Australian Capital Territory 0200

Australia

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Scholarly Papers (23)

1.

Most Favoured Nation Treatment -- Substantive Protection in Investment Law

King's College London Law School Research Paper No. 2015-23
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 08 Apr 2015 Last Revised: 26 May 2015
David D. Caron and Esmé Shirlow
King's College London – The Dickson Poon School of Law (deceased) and ANU College of Law
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Dissecting Backlash: The Unarticulated Causes of Backlash and its Unintended Consequences

Geir Ulfstein and Andreas Føllesdal (eds), The Judicialization of International Law - A Mixed Blessing? (Oxford University Press, Forthcoming), TLI Think! Paper 37/2016, King's College London Law School Research Paper No. 2016-37
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 04 Sep 2016 Last Revised: 29 Sep 2016
David D. Caron and Esmé Shirlow
King's College London – The Dickson Poon School of Law (deceased) and ANU College of Law
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investment arbitration, backlash, international courts

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The Vienna Convention on the Law of Treaties in Investor-State Disputes: History, Evolution, and Future

Esmé Shirlow and Kiran Nasir Gore (eds), The Vienna Convention on the Law of Treaties in Investor-State Disputes: History, Evolution, and Future (Kluwer, mid-2022)
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 14 Jun 2022
Esmé Shirlow and Kiran Nasir Gore
ANU College of Law and George Washington University - Law School
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investment, ISDS, arbitration, VCLT, treaties, Vienna Convention, interpretation, application, termination, negotiations

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A Sliding Scale Approach to Travaux in Treaty Interpretation: The Case of Investment Treaties

British Yearbook of International Law (2021), https://doi.org/10.1093/bybil/brab001
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 26 Mar 2020 Last Revised: 21 Mar 2021
Esmé Shirlow and Michael Waibel
ANU College of Law and University of Vienna - Faculty of Law
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Travaux Preparatoires; Preparatory Materials; Treaty Interpretation; Discovery; Investor-State Arbitration

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The Multiple Forms of Transparency in International Investment Arbitration: Their Implications, and Their Limits

Thomas Schultz and Federico Ortino (eds), Oxford Handbook of International Arbitration (Oxford University Press, 2020), ANU College of Law Research Paper No. 19.27
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 18 Oct 2019 Last Revised: 28 May 2022
Esmé Shirlow and David D. Caron
ANU College of Law and King's College London – The Dickson Poon School of Law (deceased)
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international investment arbitration, procedural transparency, reform, investment law, international dispute settlement

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Dawn of a New Era? The UNCITRAL Rules and Un Convention on Transparency in Treaty-Based Investor-State Arbitration

(2016) 31(3) ICSID Review – Foreign Investment Law Journal 622-654
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 26 Sep 2016 Last Revised: 31 Jan 2017
Esmé Shirlow
ANU College of Law
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investment arbitration, transparency, fragmentation, arbitration

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Taking Stock: Assessing the Implications of the Kadi Saga for International Law and the Law of the European Union

Melbourne Journal of International Law, Vol. 15, No. 2, 2014
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 20 Dec 2014
Esmé Shirlow
ANU College of Law
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Kadi, European Law, EU, Constitutionalism, security council, UN, terrorist, blacklisting

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Article 32 of the VCLT and Precedent in Investor-State Arbitration: A Sliding Scale Approach to Interpretation

Chapter in: Esmé Shirlow and Kiran Nasir Gore (eds), The Vienna Convention on the Law of Treaties in Investor-State Disputes: History, Evolution, and Future (Kluwer, mid-2022)
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 16 Jun 2022
Esmé Shirlow and Michael Waibel
ANU College of Law and University of Vienna - Faculty of Law
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Investor-State; investment treaty; investment arbitration, international investment law; treaty interpretation; VCLT Article 32; supplementary means of interpretation; arbitral tribunals; prior decisions; stare decisis; precedent; binding; transparency

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Recent Legal Developments and the Authority of the Australian Therapeutic Goods Administration

Journal of Law and Medicine, Vol. 16, pp. 764-769, 2009
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 23 May 2009 Last Revised: 16 Jan 2020
Esmé Shirlow and Thomas Alured Faunce
ANU College of Law and Australian National University
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Drug regulation, safety, FDA, EMEA, Pharmaceutical

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An Introduction to the VCLT and its Role in ISDS: Looking Back, Looking Forward

Esmé Shirlow and Kiran Nasir Gore (eds), The Vienna Convention on the Law of Treaties in Investor-State Disputes: History, Evolution, and Future (Kluwer, mid-2022)
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 08 Jun 2022
Esmé Shirlow and Kiran Nasir Gore
ANU College of Law and George Washington University - Law School
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ILC, VCLT, law of treaties, interpretation, application, ISDS reform, arbitral decision-making, UNCITRAL WG III, Working Group III, ICSID, treaty making, customary international law, UN General Assembly, Havana Convention, J.L. Brierly, Sir Gerald G. Fitzmaurice, Sir Hersch Lauterpacht, Sir Humphrey

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Deference and Indirect Expropriation Analysis in International Investment Law: Observations on Current Approaches and Frameworks for Future Analysis

(2014) 29(3) ICSID Review - Foreign Investment Law Journal 595-626
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 17 Nov 2014 Last Revised: 21 Jan 2020
Esmé Shirlow
ANU College of Law
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expropriation, deference, investment, standards of review

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Australian Professional Practice Bodies and the Tort of Negligent Investigation

Journal of Law and Medicine, Vol. 17, pp. 46-51, 2009, ANU College of Law Research Paper No. 09-30
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 26 Oct 2009 Last Revised: 05 Nov 2009
Esmé Shirlow and Thomas Alured Faunce
ANU College of Law and Australian National University
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Professional Regulation, Healthcare Complaints, Professional Misconduct, Negligent Investigation, Psychiatric Injury

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Case Comment: Les Laboratoires Servier, SAA, and Others v Republic of Poland - Defining the Nature of the Police Powers ‘Defence’ and the Deference Applicable in Regulatory Expropriation Cases

(2014) 29(3) ICSID Review - Foreign Investment Law Journal
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 17 Nov 2014 Last Revised: 21 Jan 2020
Esmé Shirlow
ANU College of Law
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expropriation, deference, police powers, scope of review, balance, burden of proof

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Book Review: Martin Jarrett, Contributory Fault and Investor Misconduct in Investment Arbitration

31(4) European Journal of International Law (2020 Forthcoming)
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 04 Dec 2020 Last Revised: 08 Dec 2020
Esmé Shirlow
ANU College of Law
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ISDS, causation, investment treaty arbitration, investor misconduct, contributory fault

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The VCLT and the Validity, Termination, and Amendment of Treaties in Light of Ongoing ISDS Reform: Introductory Remarks

Chapter in: Esmé Shirlow and Kiran Nasir Gore (eds), The Vienna Convention on the Law of Treaties in Investor-State Disputes: History, Evolution, and Future (Kluwer, mid-2022)
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 14 Jun 2022
Esmé Shirlow and Kiran Nasir Gore
ANU College of Law and George Washington University - Law School
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ISDS reform, exit (from treaties), entry (into treaties), amendment (of treaties), termination (of treaties), appellate mechanism, multilateral investment court, intra-EU BITs, EU

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The VCLT, Future Fragmentations, and Opportunities for Innovation: Concluding Remarks

Esmé Shirlow and Kiran Nasir Gore (eds), The Vienna Convention on the Law of Treaties in Investor-State Disputes: History, Evolution, and Future (Kluwer, mid-2022)
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 08 Jun 2022
Kiran Nasir Gore and Esmé Shirlow
George Washington University - Law School and ANU College of Law
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ILC, VCLT, law of treaties, interpretation (of treaties), application (of treaties), ISDS reform, arbitral decision-making, UNCITRAL Working Group III, ICSID, treaty making, treaty conflict, investment disputes, ICSID, VCLT, successive treaties, conflict, conflicting obligations, amendment

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Three Manifestations of Transparency in International Investment Law: A Story of Sources, Stakeholders and Structures

Goettingen Journal of International Law, Vol. 8, No. 1, 2017
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 16 Jan 2020
Esmé Shirlow
ANU College of Law
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transparency, investment treaty, investor-State arbitration, international law, dispute settlement

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Applications of the VCLT in Investor-State Arbitration (With Accompanying Table Recording References to the VCLT in Over 350 Different Procedural Orders, Decisions and Awards of Investor-State Arbitral Tribunals)

in Esmé Shirlow and Kiran Nasir Gore (eds), The Vienna Convention on the Law of Treaties in Investor-State Disputes: History, Evolution, and Future (Kluwer 2022)
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 08 Oct 2022
Esmé Shirlow
ANU College of Law
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The VCLT and the Creation and Application of Treaties: Introductory Reflections

Chapter in: Esmé Shirlow and Kiran Nasir Gore (eds), The Vienna Convention on the Law of Treaties in Investor-State Disputes: History, Evolution, and Future (Kluwer, mid-2022)
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 14 Jun 2022
Kiran Nasir Gore and Esmé Shirlow
George Washington University - Law School and ANU College of Law
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creation (of treaties), application (of treaties), entry into force, validity (of treaties), VCLT Article 24, VCLT Article 28, VCLT Article 29, succession, territorial scope (of treaties), contested territories, temporal scope (of treaties)

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Article 32 Vienna Convention on the Law of Treaties

Commentary on General International Law in International Investment Law (A Kulick und M Waibel eds) (Oxford University Press 2024), 146-163
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 02 Aug 2023 Last Revised: 12 Apr 2024
Esmé Shirlow and Michael Waibel
ANU College of Law and University of Vienna - Faculty of Law
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Treaty interpretation, preparatory materials, supplements means of interpretation, ICJ, investment arbitration

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The Promises and Pitfalls of Investor-State Mediation

Yearbook on International Investment Law and Policy, Forthcoming
Posted: 13 Nov 2020
Esmé Shirlow
ANU College of Law

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ISDS, investor-State, investment treaty, mediation, ADR, reform

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E-Discovery in Investment Treaty Arbitration: Procedures, Challenges, and Opportunities

Journal of International Dispute Settlement, Forthcoming
Posted: 13 Nov 2020
Esmé Shirlow
ANU College of Law

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investor-State arbitration, e-discovery, document discovery, evidence, soft law, procedural rules, electronic discovery, disclosure procedures

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'Article 25(2)(b)'

in Gloria Alvarez, Remy Gerbay and Julien Fouret (eds), The ICSID Convention, Rules and Regulations: A Commentary (Edward Elgar Publishing, Forthcoming)
Posted: 15 Jan 2020
David D. Caron and Esmé Shirlow
King's College London – The Dickson Poon School of Law (deceased) and ANU College of Law

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ICSID Convention, investment arbitration, investor-State arbitration, investment treaty law