Gus Van Harten

York University - Osgoode Hall Law School

Professor of Law

4700 Keele Street

Toronto, Ontario M3J 1P3

Canada

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Scholarly Papers (39)

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
Columbia University - Columbia Center on Sustainable Investment, Columbia University - Columbia Center on Substainable Investment, Columbia University, Grotius Centre for International Legal Studies, Leiden Law School, Peter G. Peterson Institute for International Economics, affiliation not provided to SSRN, 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, affiliation not provided to SSRN, affiliation not provided to SSRN, Berlin School of Economics and Law, University of Hamburg, Law School, The University of Melbourne - Law School, Investment Division, OECD, Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD) - Investment Division, State of New York (SUNY) at Buffalo, University of Oklahoma, affiliation not provided to SSRN, affiliation not provided to SSRN, affiliation not provided to SSRN, 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 affiliation not provided to SSRN
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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empirical methods, investment, arbitration, adjudication, bias

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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