Leon Trakman

University of New South Wales (UNSW) - Faculty of Law

Kensington, New South Wales 2052

Australia

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Scholarly Papers (35)

1.

'Legal Traditions' and International Commercial Arbitration

American Review of International Arbitration, Spring 2007, UNSW Law Research Paper No. 2007-29
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 18 May 2007
Leon Trakman
University of New South Wales (UNSW) - Faculty of Law
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Abstract:

Arbitration, common law, civil law, legal tradition, legal culture, international commercial arbitration

2.

The Impartiality and Independence of Arbitrators Reconsidered

UNSW Law Research Paper No. 2007-25, International Arbitration Law Review, Sweet & Maxwell, Vol. 10, Int.ALR, p. 999, 2007
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 18 Apr 2007
Leon Trakman
University of New South Wales (UNSW) - Faculty of Law
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Abstract:

Arbitration, international commercial arbitration, conflict of interest

3.

Ex Aequo Et Bono: De-Mystifying an Ancient Concept

UNSW Law Research Paper No. 2007-39, Chicago Journal of International Law, Winter 2008
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 14 Jun 2007
Leon Trakman
University of New South Wales (UNSW) - Faculty of Law
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Abstract:

adjudication, international law, arbitration, international commercial arbitration, treaties, International Court of Justice, investment, equity

The Fundamental Importance of Foreign Direct Investment to Australia in the 21st Century: Reforming Treaty and Dispute Resolution Practice

Australian Centre for International Commercial Arbitration (ACICA) Review, Vol. 2, No. 2, pp. 22-35, 2014, Sydney Law School Research Paper No. 13/90
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 02 Dec 2013 Last Revised: 12 Jan 2015
Australian National University (ANU) - Crawford School of Public Policy, Melbourne Law School, The University of Sydney Law School and University of New South Wales (UNSW) - Faculty of Law
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Abstract:

investment, FDI, free trade agreements, international law, arbitration, dispute resolution, comparative law, Asian law, political economy, econometrics

The Fundamental Importance of Foreign Direct Investment to Australia in the 21st Century: Reforming Treaty and Dispute Resolution Practice

(December 2014) ACICA Review, Vol 2, No 2, ISSN: 1837 8994, UNSW Law Research Paper No. 2015-46
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 17 Sep 2015
Australian National University (ANU) - Crawford School of Public Policy, Melbourne Law School, The University of Sydney Law School and University of New South Wales (UNSW) - Faculty of Law
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Abstract:

investor-state dispute settlement, foreign direct investment, international investment law, Australia, Asia, stakeholder surveys, interviews

5.

The Boundaries of Contract Law in Cyberspace

Revue de droit des Affaires Internationales (RDAI) / International Business Law Journal / (IBLJ), No. 2, 2009, UNSW Law Research Paper No. 2009-13
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 06 Jun 2009
Leon Trakman
University of New South Wales (UNSW) - Faculty of Law
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Abstract:

Consumer Protection Law, Contracts

6.

China and Investor-State Arbitration

UNSW Law Research Paper No. 2012-48
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 06 Oct 2012 Last Revised: 03 Dec 2012
Leon Trakman
University of New South Wales (UNSW) - Faculty of Law
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7.

Modelling University Governance

Higher Education Quarterly, Vol. 62, Nos. 1 & 2, pp 63-83, January/April 2008, UNSW Law Research Paper No. 2008-19
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 25 Apr 2009
Leon Trakman
University of New South Wales (UNSW) - Faculty of Law
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Abstract:

Legal Education

8.

Foreign Direct Investment: Hazard or Opportunity?

George Washington International Law Review, Vol. 41, p. 1, 2009, UNSW Law Research Paper No. 2010-32
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 22 Aug 2010
Leon Trakman
University of New South Wales (UNSW) - Faculty of Law
Downloads 244 (84,963)

Abstract:

International Investment Law, International Trade Law

9.

Investor State Arbitration or Local Courts: Will Australia Set a New Trend?

Journal of World Trade, Vol. 46, No. 1, pp. 83-120, 2012, UNSW Law Research Paper No. 2012-1
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 07 Feb 2012 Last Revised: 19 Mar 2012
Leon Trakman
University of New South Wales (UNSW) - Faculty of Law
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10.

The ICSID Under Siege

Cornell International Law Journal, Vol. 45, No. 3, 2012, UNSW Law Research Paper No. 2012-6
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 16 Feb 2012 Last Revised: 07 Jun 2012
Leon Trakman
University of New South Wales (UNSW) - Faculty of Law
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11.

Foreign Direct Investment: An Australian Perspective

UNSW Law Research Paper No. 2010-4, International Trade and Business Law Review, Vol. XIII, 2010
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 24 Jan 2010
Leon Trakman
University of New South Wales (UNSW) - Faculty of Law
Downloads 214 (91,525)

Abstract:

International Law, International Trade, Trade Regulation

12.

Adhesion Contracts and the Twenty First Century Consumer

UNSW Law Research Paper No. 2007-67
Number of pages: 86 Posted: 23 Mar 2009
Leon Trakman
University of New South Wales (UNSW) - Faculty of Law
Downloads 185 (111,172)

Abstract:

Contracts

13.

The Twenty-First Century Law Merchant

American Business Law Journal, Vol. 48, No. 4, 2011, UNSW Law Research Paper No. 2011-32
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 31 Aug 2011 Last Revised: 07 Feb 2012
Leon Trakman
University of New South Wales (UNSW) - Faculty of Law
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Abstract:

Bilateral Trade and Investment Agreements

Transnational Dispute Management, Forthcoming, UNSW Law Research Paper No. 2011-33
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 31 Aug 2011 Last Revised: 07 Feb 2012
Leon Trakman
University of New South Wales (UNSW) - Faculty of Law
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Abstract:

Bilateral Trade and Investment Agreements

Trackman and Ranieri (eds) Regionalism in International Investment Law, Oxford University Press (2013), UNSW Law Research Paper No. 2016-13
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 15 Mar 2016
Leon Trakman
University of New South Wales (UNSW) - Faculty of Law
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Abstract:

bilateral trade and investment agreements, state action, bilateralism, multilateral trade

15.

Pluralism in Contract Law

Buffalo Law Review, Vol. 58, No. 1, p. 1031, December 2010, University of New South Wales Law Research Paper No. 2009-28
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 16 Aug 2009 Last Revised: 18 Dec 2011
Leon Trakman
University of New South Wales (UNSW) - Faculty of Law
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Abstract:

Contracts, monist theories of contracting

16.

Resolving Investor-State Disputes Under a Transpacific Partnership Agreement - What Lies Ahead?

Transnational Dispute Management (2012), Forthcoming, UNSW Law Research Paper No. 2012-46
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 29 Sep 2012 Last Revised: 07 Nov 2012
Leon Trakman
University of New South Wales (UNSW) - Faculty of Law
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17.

The Proliferation of Free Trade Agreements: Bane or Beauty?

Journal of World Trade, Vol. 42, 2008, UNSW Law Research Paper No. 2007-54
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 13 Mar 2009
Leon Trakman
University of New South Wales (UNSW) - Faculty of Law
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Citation 1

Abstract:

bilateral trade agreements

18.

China and Foreign Direct Investment: Looking Ahead

UNSW Law Research Paper No. 2013-24
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 04 Apr 2013
Leon Trakman
University of New South Wales (UNSW) - Faculty of Law
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19.

The Status of Investor–State Arbitration: Resolving Investment Disputes Under the Transpacific Partnership Agreement

Journal of World Trade, Vol 48, Issue 1 (2014), pp.1-29. , UNSW Law Research Paper No. 2014-06
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 26 Feb 2014
Leon Trakman
University of New South Wales (UNSW) - Faculty of Law
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20.

The Binding Force of Agreements to Negotiate in Good Faith

The Cambridge Law Journal, November 2014, Vol 73(3), pp 598-628, UNSW Law Research Paper No. 2015-04
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 02 Feb 2015
Leon Trakman and Kunal Sharma
University of New South Wales (UNSW) - Faculty of Law and University of New South Wales (UNSW)
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Abstract:

Contract, certainty of terms, agreement to agree, good faith

21.

Investor-State Arbitration: Evaluating Australia's Evolving Position

the Journal of World Investment & Trade 15 (2014), 152-192, UNSW Law Research Paper No. 2014-05
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 26 Feb 2014
Leon Trakman
University of New South Wales (UNSW) - Faculty of Law
Downloads 94 (177,384)

Abstract:

Investment treaties, arbitration, litigation, ICSID, Transpacific Partnership Agreement, Australia, China

22.

A Plural Account of the Transnational Law Merchant

(2011) 2(3) Transnational Legal Theory 309–345, UNSW Law Research Paper No. 2012-19,
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 26 May 2012
Leon Trakman
University of New South Wales (UNSW) - Faculty of Law
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23.

Deciding Investor States Disputes: Australia's Distinctive Approach

15(1) Journal of World Investment and Trade (2014), UNSW Law Research Paper No. 2013-64
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 28 Sep 2013 Last Revised: 09 Nov 2013
Leon Trakman
University of New South Wales (UNSW) - Faculty of Law
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24.

BITs and Pieces: Regional Developments in Investor-State Dispute Settlement

APEC Currents (2014) December, UNSW Law Research Paper No. 2015-2
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 13 Jan 2015
Leon Trakman and Kunal Sharma
University of New South Wales (UNSW) - Faculty of Law and University of New South Wales (UNSW)
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Abstract:

Asia Pacific, ISDS, BIT, trade, investment

25.

Resolving Investor-State Disputes: Australia's Dilemma and Choices

In Nye Perram, International Commercial Law and Arbitration: Perspectives, Chapter 1 (Ross Parsons Centre of Commercial, Corporate and Taxation Law, 2014), UNSW Law Research Paper No. 2014-62
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 24 Dec 2014
Leon Trakman
University of New South Wales (UNSW) - Faculty of Law
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Abstract:

Australian Trade Policy Statement, BRTAs, FDI, TPPA, ISA

26.

Instituting Investment Claims Under the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement

in Wenhua Shan (ed), China and International Investment Law (2014), Chapter 12, pp 108-214, UNSW Law Research Paper No. 2014-52
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 23 Dec 2014 Last Revised: 13 Nov 2015
Leon Trakman
University of New South Wales (UNSW) - Faculty of Law
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Abstract:

TPPA, trans-pacific partnership, P4, ISA, investment chapter, investor-state arbitration

27.

Locating Australia on the Pacific Rim: Trade, Investment and the Asian Century

TDM (January 2015) "The Pacific Rim and International Economic Law: Opportunities and Risks of the Pacific Century", 12(1), ISSN: 1875-4120, UNSW Law Research Paper No. 2015-50
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 17 Sep 2015
Leon Trakman and Kunal Sharma
University of New South Wales (UNSW) - Faculty of Law and University of New South Wales (UNSW)
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Abstract:

investor-state disupte settlement, Pacific Rim, Australia, foreign investors, Productivity Commission, Federal Direct Investment, TPPA, BIT

28.

Indonesia's Termination of the Netherlands – Indonesia BIT: Broader Implications in the Asia-Pacific?

Kluwer Arbitration Blog (2015), UNSW Law Research Paper No. 2015-49
Number of pages: 2 Posted: 17 Sep 2015
Leon Trakman and Kunal Sharma
University of New South Wales (UNSW) - Faculty of Law and University of New South Wales (UNSW)
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Abstract:

investor state dispute settlement, Indonesia, Australia, Netherlands, Churchill Mining PLC, Planet Mining Pty Ltd v Republic of Indonesia, BIT

29.

Public Responsibilities for Electoral Fraud Beyond Correlative Rights and Duties

(2015) 31(81) Utrecht Journal of International and European Law 17, UNSW Law Research Paper No. 2015-57
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 18 Sep 2015
Leon Trakman
University of New South Wales (UNSW) - Faculty of Law
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Abstract:

electoral fraud, electoral freedom, fraud, juristic rights, public responsibility, participatory democracy, US, Supreme Court, US v Texas

30.

Domicile of Choice in English Law: An Achilles Heel?

Journal of Private International Law (2015) Vol 11, No 2, pp1-27, UNSW Law Research Paper No. 2015-60
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 18 Sep 2015
Leon Trakman
University of New South Wales (UNSW) - Faculty of Law
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Abstract:

domicile of origin, domicile of choice, habitual residence, residency test, permanent home, English Law, Law Commission, EU Succession Regulation, EU Maintenance Regulation, Brussels II Regulation

31.

Public Responsibilities Beyond Consent: Rethinking Contract Theory

Hofstra Law Review, Vol. 45, No. 217, 2016, UNSW Law Research Paper No. 5
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 20 Feb 2017
Leon Trakman
University of New South Wales (UNSW) - Faculty of Law
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Abstract:

regulation of contracts, American law, public responsibilities, imperfect obligations, public harm, exchange of contractual promises

32.

Australia's Rejection of Investor-State Arbitration: A Sign of Global Change

Trakman and Ranieri (eds), Regionalism in International Investment Law, Oxford University Press (2013), UNSW Law Research Paper No. 2016-24
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 21 Apr 2016
Leon Trakman
University of New South Wales (UNSW) - Faculty of Law
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Investor State Arbitration, ISA, Australia, BITs, FTAs, policy, trade, APC

33.

The ICSID and Investor State Arbitration

Trakman and Ranieri (eds), Regionalism in International Investment Law, Oxford University Press (2013), UNSW Law Research Paper No. 2016-20
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 31 Mar 2016
Leon Trakman
University of New South Wales (UNSW) - Faculty of Law
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Abstract:

ICSID, Investors, Institutional Mechanisms, arbitration, domestic courts, dispute resolution, foreign investors, transparency

34.

Foreign Direct Investment: A Historical Perspective

Trakman and Ranieri (eds), Regionalism in International Investment Law, Oxford University Press (2013), UNSW Law Research Paper No. 2016-11
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 15 Mar 2016
Leon Trakman and Nicola W Ranieri
University of New South Wales (UNSW) - Faculty of Law and Independent
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Abstract:

foreign direct investment, regulation, treaty law, evolution, development

35.

Foreign Direct Investment: An Overview

In Trakman and Ranieri (eds), Regionalism in International Investment Law, Oxford University Press (2013) , UNSW Law Research Paper No. 2016-03
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 18 Jan 2016
Leon Trakman and Nicola W Ranieri
University of New South Wales (UNSW) - Faculty of Law and Independent
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Abstract:

foreign direct investment, regulation, overview