Gus Van Harten

York University - Osgoode Hall Law School

Professor of Law

4700 Keele Street

Toronto, Ontario M3J 1P3

Canada

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1.

A Case for an International Investment Court

Society of International Economic Law (SIEL) Inaugural Conference 2008 Paper
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 30 Jun 2008 Last Revised: 10 Jul 2008
Gus Van Harten
York University - Osgoode Hall Law School
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International investment court, Investment treaty arbitration, Public law adjudication, International adjudication, Settlement of investment disputes, ICSID

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Key Flaws in the European Commission’s Proposals for Foreign Investor Protection in TTIP

Osgoode Legal Studies Research Paper No. 16/2016
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 24 Nov 2015 Last Revised: 23 Feb 2016
Gus Van Harten
York University - Osgoode Hall Law School
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European Commission, TTIP, investor-state dispute settlement, investment court system (ICS), right to regulate

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Who Has Benefited Financially from Investment Treaty Arbitration? An Evaluation of the Size and Wealth of Claimants

Osgoode Legal Studies Research Paper No. 14/2016
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 13 Jan 2016 Last Revised: 19 Jan 2016
Gus Van Harten and Pavel Malysheuski
York University - Osgoode Hall Law School and Lockyer + Hein LLP, Barristers + Solicitors
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Investor-state arbitration, ISDS, compensation, wealth, corporations

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FDI Perspectives: Issues in International Investment

FDI PERSPECTIVES: ISSUES IN INTERNATIONAL INVESTMENT, K. Sauvant, L. Sachs, K. Davies, R. Zandvliet, eds., Vale Columbia Center, 2011
Number of pages: 122 Posted: 23 Jan 2012 Last Revised: 20 Aug 2018
Columbia University - Columbia Center on Sustainable Investment, Columbia University - Columbia Center on Sustainable Investment, Columbia University, Grotius Centre for International Legal Studies, Leiden Law School, Peter G. Peterson Institute for International Economics, Independent, Washington University in St. Louis - Department of Political Science, Duke University, Political Science, University of Michigan Law School, Autonomous University of Madrid, Independent, WU, Vienna University of Economics and BA, Vienna University of Economics and Business Administration, East-West Center, Drylands Research, United Nations, Independent, Berlin School of Economics and Law, University of Hamburg, Law School, University of Melbourne - Law School, Investment Division, OECD, Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD) - Investment Division, School of Management, University at Buffalo (SUNY), University of Oklahoma, affiliation not provided to SSRN, affiliation not provided to SSRN, Independent, Heenan Blaikie LLP, McGill University - Faculty of Law, USC Gould School of Law, Boston University, University College London, American University - Washington College of Law, Columbia University - Law School, Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy, Washburn University - School of Law, affiliation not provided to SSRN, York University - Osgoode Hall Law School and Independent
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International investment treaties and arbitration, national investment policies, emerging market investors

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Five Justifications for Investment Treaties: A Critical Discussion

Trade, Law & Development, Vol. 2, No. 1, p. 1, 2010
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 09 Jun 2010
Gus Van Harten
York University - Osgoode Hall Law School
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investment treaties, investment arbitration

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A Parade of Reforms: The European Commission's Latest Proposal for ISDS

Osgoode Legal Studies Research Paper No. 21/2015
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 08 May 2015 Last Revised: 26 Aug 2015
Gus Van Harten
York University - Osgoode Hall Law School
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ISDS, European Commission, reform, TTIP, CETA

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The EU-Canada Joint Interpretive Declaration/Instrument on the CETA

Osgoode Legal Studies Research Paper No. 6/2017
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 11 Oct 2016 Last Revised: 26 Oct 2016
Gus Van Harten
York University - Osgoode Hall Law School
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CETA, foreign investors, ISDS, ICS

Comments on the European Commission’s Approach to Investor-State Arbitration in TTIP and CETA

Osgoode Legal Studies Research Paper No. 59/2014
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 16 Jul 2014 Last Revised: 12 Nov 2014
Gus Van Harten
York University - Osgoode Hall Law School
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European Commission, TTIP, CETA, investment, investor, arbitration

Comments on the European Commission’s Approach to Investor-State Arbitration in TTIP and CETA

Number of pages: 11 Posted: 16 Jul 2014
Gus Van Harten
York University - Osgoode Hall Law School
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European Comission, TTIP, CETA, investment, investor, arbitration

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Investment Treaty Arbitration, Procedural Fairness, and the Rule of Law

INTERNATIONAL INVESTMENT LAW AND COMPARATIVE PUBLIC LAW, Chapter 20, Schill, ed., Oxford University Press, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 16 Aug 2010 Last Revised: 19 Aug 2010
Gus Van Harten
York University - Osgoode Hall Law School
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investment, arbitration, process, fairness, rule of law

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Arbitrator Behaviour in Asymmetrical Adjudication: An Empirical Study of Investment Treaty Arbitration

Osgoode Hall Law Journal, Forthcoming, Osgoode CLPE Research Paper No. 41/2012
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 20 Sep 2012 Last Revised: 13 Nov 2012
Gus Van Harten
York University - Osgoode Hall Law School
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Arbitration, Investment, International, Arbitrator Behaviour, Systemic Bias

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A Report on the Flawed Proposals for Investor-State Dispute Settlement (ISDS) in TTIP and CETA

Osgoode Legal Studies Research Paper No. 16/2015
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 18 Apr 2015 Last Revised: 19 Jun 2015
Gus Van Harten
York University - Osgoode Hall Law School
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investment, arbitration, ISDS, TTIP, CETA

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An ISDS Carve-Out to Support Action on Climate Change

Osgoode Legal Studies Research Paper No. 38/2015
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 22 Sep 2015
Gus Van Harten
York University - Osgoode Hall Law School
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Climate change, multilateral negotiations, investor-state arbitration

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Weaknesses of Adjudication in the Face of Secret Evidence

International Journal of Evidence and Proof, Vol. 13, 2009
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 28 Aug 2009 Last Revised: 05 Sep 2009
Gus Van Harten
York University - Osgoode Hall Law School
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closed proceedings, confidentiality, national security, judicial review

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The Public-Private Distinction in the International Arbitration of Individual Claims Against the State

Number of pages: 31 Posted: 26 Aug 2009 Last Revised: 16 Sep 2009
Gus Van Harten
York University - Osgoode Hall Law School
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international arbitration, sovereignty, investment, retreat of the state

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Contributions and Limitations of Empirical Research on Independence and Impartiality in International Investment Arbitration

Oñati Socio-Legal Series, Vol. 1, No. 4, 2011
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 18 May 2011 Last Revised: 18 Jun 2011
Gus Van Harten
York University - Osgoode Hall Law School
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Investment arbitration, adjudication, bias, independence, fairness, empirical legal research

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The Canada-China FIPPA: Its Uniqueness and Non-Reciprocity

Canadian Yearbook of International Law/ Annuaire Canadien de droit international (2014) Forthcoming
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 19 Mar 2014 Last Revised: 21 Mar 2014
Gus Van Harten
York University - Osgoode Hall Law School
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bilateral investment treaty, investor-state arbitration, FIPPA, BIT

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Investment Treaties and the Internal Vetting of Regulatory Proposals: A Case Study from Canada

Osgoode Legal Studies Research Paper No. 26/2016
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 09 Dec 2015 Last Revised: 19 Apr 2016
Gus Van Harten and Dayna Nadine Scott
York University - Osgoode Hall Law School and York University - Osgoode Hall Law School
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ISDS, arbitration, regulation, regulatory chill, litigation risk, environmental protection

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Private Authority and Transnational Governance: The Contours of the International System of Investor Protection

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 08 Sep 2009
Gus Van Harten
York University - Osgoode Hall Law School
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Investment, arbitration, private authority, transnational governance

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Reform of Investor-State Arbitration: A Perspective from Canada

Number of pages: 8 Posted: 17 Nov 2011
Gus Van Harten
York University - Osgoode Hall Law School
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Fairness and Independence in Investment Arbitration: A Critique of Susan Franck's 'Development and Outcomes of Investment Treaty Arbitration'

Number of pages: 10 Posted: 15 Jan 2011
Gus Van Harten
York University - Osgoode Hall Law School
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Truth Before Punishment: A Defence of Public Inquiries

Queen’s Law Journal, Vol. 29, pp. 242-82, 2003
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 05 Apr 2010
Gus Van Harten
York University - Osgoode Hall Law School
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The (Lack of) Women Arbitrators in Investment Treaty Arbitration

FDI Perspectives, February 2012
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 16 Feb 2012
Gus Van Harten
York University - Osgoode Hall Law School
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arbitration, investment, international, representation, diversity, women

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ISDS in the Revised CETA: Positive Steps, But is it the 'Gold Standard'?

Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI), Investor-State Arbitration Commentary Series No. 6
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 27 May 2016
Gus Van Harten
York University - Osgoode Hall Law School
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foreign investment, arbiration, independence, fairness, balance

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Foreign Investor Protection and Climate Action: A New Price Tag for Urgent Policies

Osgoode Legal Studies Research Paper No. 21/2016
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 02 Dec 2015 Last Revised: 19 Apr 2016
Gus Van Harten
York University - Osgoode Hall Law School
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Climate change, foreign investor protection, investor-state dispute settlement

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The European Commission's Push to Consolidate and Expand ISDS: An Assessment of the Proposed Canada-Europe CETA and Europe-Singapore FTA

Osgoode Legal Studies Research Paper No. 23/2015
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 03 Jun 2015 Last Revised: 26 Aug 2015
Gus Van Harten
York University - Osgoode Hall Law School
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CETA, FTA, TTIP, ISDS, European Commission, investment, arbitration

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Reforming the NAFTA Investment Regime

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 05 Oct 2010
Gus Van Harten
York University - Osgoode Hall Law School
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NAFTA, Chapter 11, Investment, Arbitration, Law Reform

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Arbitrator Behaviour in Asymmetrical Adjudication (Part Two): An Examination of Hypotheses of Bias in Investment Treaty Arbitration

Osgoode Legal Studies Research Paper No. 31/2016
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 26 Jan 2016 Last Revised: 19 Feb 2016
Gus Van Harten
York University - Osgoode Hall Law School
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Investment treaties, trade agreements, arbitration, discretion, bias

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empirical methods, investment, arbitration, adjudication, bias

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TWAIL and the Dabhol Arbitration

Trade, Law and Development, 2011, Osgoode CLPE Research Paper No. 19/2011
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 08 Sep 2011
Gus Van Harten
York University - Osgoode Hall Law School
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TWAIL, investment, arbitration, Bechtel, Enron, Dabhol

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Investment Rules and the Denial of Change

Osgoode CLPE Research Paper No. 14/2010
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 21 May 2010
Gus Van Harten
York University - Osgoode Hall Law School
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investment law, international arbitration, constitutionalization, neoliberalism, self-determination

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Policy Impacts of Investment Agreements for Andean Community States

Number of pages: 56 Posted: 26 Aug 2009 Last Revised: 04 Sep 2009
Gus Van Harten
York University - Osgoode Hall Law School
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investment, arbitration, BIT, Andean Community

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Zentrale Schwachstellen in Den Vorschlägen Der EU-Kommission Zum Investitionsschutz in TTIP (Key Flaws in the European Commission's Proposals for Foreign Investor Protection in TTIP)

Osgoode Legal Studies Research Paper No. 16/2016
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 19 Feb 2016 Last Revised: 23 Feb 2016
Gus Van Harten
York University - Osgoode Hall Law School
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Notes on the German Economy and Energy Ministry's Proposal for Reformed Investor-State Dispute Settlement (ISDS)

Osgoode Legal Studies Research Paper No. 19/2015
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 09 May 2015 Last Revised: 14 Mar 2018
Gus Van Harten
York University - Osgoode Hall Law School
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ISDS, CETA, TTIP, Germany, Ministry of Economic Affairs and Energy

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Judicial Supervision of NAFTA Chapter 11 Arbitration: Public or Private Law

Arbitration International, Vol. 21, p. 493, 2005
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 26 Aug 2009 Last Revised: 05 Sep 2009
Gus Van Harten
York University - Osgoode Hall Law School
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Investment Provisions in Economic Partnership Agreements

Number of pages: 29 Posted: 26 Aug 2009 Last Revised: 04 Sep 2009
Gus Van Harten
York University - Osgoode Hall Law School
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investment, economic partnership agreement, CARIFORUM

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Thinking Twice About a Gold Rush: Pacific Rim v. El Salvador

Number of pages: 2 Posted: 09 Jun 2010
Gus Van Harten
York University - Osgoode Hall Law School
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Pacific Rim, El Salvador, investment arbitration, ICSID

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Phase 2 of the UNCITRAL ISDS Review: Why ‘Other Matters’ Really Matter

Osgoode Legal Studies Research Paper
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 06 Feb 2019 Last Revised: 10 Feb 2019
Jane Kelsey, David Schneiderman and Gus Van Harten
University of Auckland - Faculty of Law, University of Toronto - Faculty of Law and York University - Osgoode Hall Law School
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Investor-state dispute settlement, UNCITRAL Working Group III, reform, other matters

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FDI Perspectives: Issues in International Investment, 2nd Edition

K. Sauvant and J. Reimer, eds., New York: Vale Columbia Center on Sustainable International Investment, 2012
Number of pages: 282 Posted: 16 Aug 2018 Last Revised: 11 Nov 2018
Karl P. Sauvant, Jennifer Reimer, Todd Allee, Ilan Alon, Alice H. Amsden, Tadahiro Asami, Reuven S. Avi-Yonah, Paul Barbour, Christian Bellak, Axel Berger, Sjoerd Beugelsdijk, Subrata Bhattacharjee, Harry G. Broadman, Elizabeth Broomfield, Gert Bruche, Matthias Busse, John A. Cantwell, Aleh Cherp, Lorenzo Cotula, Nandita Dasgupta, Kenneth Davies, Alexandre de Gramont, Armand Claude de Mestral, Kabir Duggal, Persephone Economou, John Evans, David N. Fagan, Mark Feldman, Hermann Ferré, Daniel M. Firger, Veljko Fotak, Susan D. Franck, Kevin P. Gallagher, Nilgun Gokgur, Kathryn Gordon, Jose Guimon, Thilo Hanemann, Torfinn Harding, Jean-François Hennart, Seev Hirsch, Wing (Xiaoying) Huo, Beata Smarzynska Javorcik, Nathan M. Jensen, Lise Johnson, Thomas Jost, George Kahale III, Kalman Kalotay, Laza Kekic, John M. Kline, Charles Kovacs, Jürgen Kurtz, Jo En Low, Miguel Pérez Ludeña, Edmund J. Malesky, Geraldine McAllister, William L. Megginson, Sophie Meunier-Aitsahalia, Michael Mortimore, Joel Moser, Michael D. Nolan, Peter Nunnenkamp, Terutomo Ozawa, Clint Peinhardt, Nicolás M. Perrone, Luke Eric Peterson, Mark Plotkin, Joachim Pohl, Lauge N. Skovgaard Poulsen, Carlos Razo, Daniel Rosen, Martin Roy, Giorgio Sacerdoti, Premila Nazareth Satyanand, Manfred Schekulin, Stephan W. Schill, Francisco Colman Sercovich, Arjen HL Slangen, Roger Smeets, Hans Smit, M. Sornarajah, Frederic G. Sourgens, Jonathan Strauss, Kenneth P. Thomas, Margo Thomas, Perrine Toledano, Julien Topal, Anne van Aaken, Gus Van Harten, Daniel Villar, Sandy Walker, Mira Wilkins, Jason W. Yackee and Chen Zhao
Columbia University - Columbia Center on Sustainable Investment, Independent, Independent, University of Agder - School of Management, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Independent, University of Michigan Law School, Independent, WU, Vienna University of Economics and BA, Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik (DIE) - German Development Institute (DIE), University of Groningen, Heenan Blaikie LLP, World Bank - Europe and Central Asia Region, Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP, Berlin School of Economics and Law, Ruhr-University Bochum, Rutgers Business School - Newark and New Brunswick, Central European University, Independent, Independent, Columbia University, Independent, McGill University - Faculty of Law, Independent, World Bank Group, Independent, Independent, Peking University School of Transnational Law, Independent, Columbia Center for Climate Change Law, School of Management, University at Buffalo (SUNY), American University - Washington College of Law, Boston University, Independent, Investment Division, OECD, Autonomous University of Madrid, Independent, University of Oxford, Tilburg University - Tilburg University School of Economics and Management, Tel Aviv University - Faculty of Management, Independent, University of Oxford - Department of Economics, Washington University in St. Louis - Department of Political Science, Columbia Center on Sustainable Investment, University of Applied Sciences Aschaffenburg, Independent, United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD), Independent, Independent, Independent, University of Melbourne - Law School, Independent, Independent, Duke University, Political Science, Columbia University, University of Oklahoma, Princeton University - Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs, Independent, Independent, Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy, University of Kiel, East-West Center, University of Texas at Dallas, Universidad Andrés Bello, Independent, Independent, Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD) - Investment Division, University College London, United Nations, Independent, World Trade Organization (WTO) - Trade in Services Division, Bocconi University - Department of Law, Independent, Government of the Republic of Austria - Federal Ministry of Economics and Labour, University of Amsterdam, Independent, University of Amsterdam Business School, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey - Management & Global Business, Columbia University - Law School, National University of Singapore - Faculty of Law, Washburn University - School of Law, Independent, University of Missouri at Saint Louis, Independent, Columbia University - Vale Columbia Center on Sustainable International Investment, European University Institute - Department of Political and Social Sciences (SPS), University of Hamburg, Law School, York University - Osgoode Hall Law School, Columbia Business School - Economics Department, Independent, Florida International University (FIU) - Department of Economics, University of Wisconsin Law School and Independent
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Comments on Judicial Independence and Impartiality in ISDS: A Paper Prepared for the UNCITRAL Working Group III

Number of pages: 20 Posted: 30 Jan 2019
Gus Van Harten and Pavla Křístková
York University - Osgoode Hall Law School and York University - Osgoode Hall Law School
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UNCITRAL Working Group III, Judicial Independence, Investment treaty arbitration, Investor-State Dispute Settlement, ISDS, Rule of law

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Investorenschutz und Klimaschutz: Dringende Maßnahmen bekommen ein Preisschild (Foreign Investor Protection and Climate Action: A New Price Tag for Urgent Policies)

Osgoode Legal Studies Research Paper No. 21/2016
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 17 Dec 2015 Last Revised: 19 Apr 2016
Gus Van Harten
York University - Osgoode Hall Law School
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Climate change, foreign investor protection, investor-state dispute settlement

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Guatemala's Peace Accords in a Free Trade Area of the Americas

Yale Human Rights and Development Law Journal, Vol. 3, 2000
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 26 Aug 2009 Last Revised: 04 Sep 2009
Gus Van Harten
York University - Osgoode Hall Law School
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Guatemala, FTAA, investment, peace accords

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Phase 2 de l’examen du mécanisme RDIE de la CNUDCI: Pourquoi «les autres questions» ont une véritable importance (Phase 2 of the UNCITRAL ISDS Review: Why ‘Other Matters’ Really Matter)

Osgoode Legal Studies Research Paper
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 27 Mar 2019
Gus Van Harten, Jane Kelsey and David Schneiderman
York University - Osgoode Hall Law School, University of Auckland - Faculty of Law and University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
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investor-state dispute settlement, UNCITRAL Working Group III, reform, other matters

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Investment Treaty Arbitration as a Species of Global Administrative Law

European Journal of International Law, Vol. 17, No. 1, pp. 121-150, 2006
Posted: 29 Feb 2008
Gus Van Harten and Martin Loughlin
York University - Osgoode Hall Law School and London School of Economics - Law Department

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Dataset Used in 'Arbitrator Behaviour in Asymmetrical Adjudication: An Empirical Study of Investment Treaty Arbitration'

Osgoode Hall Law Journal, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 24 Sep 2012
Gus Van Harten
York University - Osgoode Hall Law School
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