'The South China Sea Arbitration: The Influence of Law on Sea Power?' (Richard Cooper Memorial Lecture 2016)

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Douglas Guilfoyle

University of New South Wales (UNSW) - Australian Defence Force Academy

Date Written: September 8, 2016

Abstract

This lecture considers the recent award in the South China Sea arbitration and considers its implications for the region, for the future of law of the sea dispute settlement, and to what extent law may influence the conduct of naval powers. It is the text of a lecture, and is not intended as a fully referenced research paper.

Keywords: international law, international law of the sea, international dispute resolution, UNCLOS, international arbitration, China, Philippines, South China Sea dispute

Suggested Citation

Guilfoyle, Douglas, 'The South China Sea Arbitration: The Influence of Law on Sea Power?' (Richard Cooper Memorial Lecture 2016) (September 8, 2016). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2837586 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2837586

Douglas Guilfoyle (Contact Author)

University of New South Wales (UNSW) - Australian Defence Force Academy ( email )

Sydney, NSW 2052
Australia

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