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Yarik Kryvoi

Professor Yarik Kryvoi is the Senior Fellow in International Economic Law and Director of the Investment Treaty Forum. Prof Kryvoi's expertise is primarily in the areas of international dispute resolution, including investor-state arbitration and international commercial arbitration, international administrative law and international public law.  In addition to his role at the BIICL, he is a visiting professor at a London-based university and teaches arbitration at the Chartered Institute…

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43rd FA Mann Lecture: International Law before United Kingdom Courts - A Quiet Revolution

EVENTS 43rd FA Mann Lecture: International Law before United Kingdom Courts - A Quiet Revolution Event - Tags Share Links Event - Timings and Location Organised by Event Details   The forty-third of a series of lectures in honour of the late Dr F A Mann QC (Hon) (1907-1991) arranged by his former partners in Herbert…

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Short Course: Aviation Law

EVENTS Short Course: Aviation Law Event - Tags Share Links Event - Timings and Location     Course Details The course offers an overview of air transport regulation from the birth of international civil aviation with the conclusion of the Chicago Convention to date. It looks at the economic regulation of air transport,…

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Culture, Art, Cultural Identity and Small States

EVENTS Culture, Art, Cultural Identity and Small States Event - Tags Share Links Event - Timings and Location Organised by Conference Outline Small states are not just small versions of large states-they are culturally and politically different from large ones. Small states have an astonishing cultural diversity and often develop…

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The Achievements of International Law

EVENTS The Achievements of International Law Event - Tags Share Links Event - Timings and Location    Event Details At this event, an eminent group of speakers will discuss some key examples of the achievements of international law, with the aim of exploring both what it has achieved and also its limits. Speakers: Sir…

International Law

Rescuing Intellectual Property Rights in Pandemic Emergencies from the "Tragedy of Anticommons"

An Interdisciplinary Study on Medical Research and Development: Rescuing Intellectual Property Rights in Pandemic Emergencies from the "Tragedy of Anticommons" is a three year project which will examine how aspects of private law, commercial law, and intellectual property law might be reformed to better enable a rapid policy response in the face of an emerging pandemic. The project involves legal scholars from the University of Aberdeen, BIICL, Kobe University, Hokkaido University, Nihon…

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Short Course: Public International Law in Practice

EVENTS Short Course: Public International Law in Practice Event - Tags Share Links Event - Timings and Location Event Details The Public International Law in Practice course offers a dynamic introduction into applied public international law from the British Institute of International and Comparative Law. The programme focuses…

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Teaching International Law Webinar Series

EVENTS Teaching International Law Webinar Series Event - Tags Share Links Event - Timings and Location        Event Details The practice of teaching international law is conducted in a wide range of contexts across the world by a host of different actors - including scholars, practitioners, civil society…

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Law and Change in a Pandemic World

EVENTS Law and Change in a Pandemic World Event - Tags Share Links Event - Timings and Location Organised in Cooperation with  Event Details This event marks the start of a series on "Law and Change" initiated by BIICL in cooperation with Singapore Management University (SMU). The first seminar looks mainly at how the pandemic…

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ICLQ Annual Lecture 2021

EVENTS ICLQ Annual Lecture 2021 Event - Tags Share Links Event - Timings and Location Event Details  The Annual ICLQ Lecture this year will be based on the paper 'Artificial Intelligence and the Limits of Legal Personality'by Professor Simon Chesterman, Dean of the Law Faculty of the National University of Singapore. The…

International Law

ICLQ 2020 Early Career Prize Winner Announced

Javier García Olmedo named ICLQ Early Career Prize winner for 2020 Today BIICL announced that Javier García Olmedo,  has been awarded this year's International and Comparative Law Quarterly Early Career Prize for his article 'Recalibrating the International Investment Regime Through Narrowed Jurisdiction' which appeared in Volume 69 Issue 2 of the Journal. The ICLQ Early Career Prize is awarded annually to the best article by an early career scholar and is generously supported by Cambridge…

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Short Course: Public International Law in Practice

EVENTS Short Course: Public International Law in Practice Event - Tags Share Links Event - Timings and Location     Course Details The Public International Law in Practice course offers a dynamic introduction into applied public international law from the British Institute of International and Comparative Law. The…

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BIICL Statement on Amendments to the UK Internal Market Bill

BIICL welcomes amendments made to the UK Internal Market Bill The British Institute of International and Comparative Law welcomes amendments made to the UK Internal Market Bill on Monday 9 November by the House of Lords that have removed a proposed power for Ministers to legislate "notwithstanding" international law. The proposed power amounted to a repudiatory breach of international obligations under the Withdrawal Agreement, a treaty which the UK freely entered into earlier this year. Compliance…

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SIDRA-BIICL Webinar: Implications of China’s Doctrine of Strict State Immunity on Belt & Road Disputes

SIDRA-BIICL Webinar: Implications of China's Doctrine of Strict State Immunity on Belt & Road Disputes Event - Tags Share Links Event - Timings and Location Event Details SIDRA and the British Institute of International and Comparative Law (BIICL) are pleased to jointly present this webinar on state immunity. The doctrine…

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Virtual Course: Public International Law in Practice

ONLINE Virtual Course: Public International Law in Practice Event - Tags Share Links Event - Timings and Location Course Details The  Public International Law in Practice course offers a dynamic introduction into applied public international law from the British Institute of International and Comparative Law. The programme…

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Part I: Some Observations on the Agreement between Greece and Egypt on the Delimitation of the Exclusive Economic Zone

Introduction Greece and Egypt signed an agreement for the delimitation of the two countries' maritime boundaries in the Eastern Mediterranean Sea on 7 August 2020. The Greek Foreign Minister said that this was a 'historic day': the two states had reached an 'exemplary agreement' that 'reconfirms and enshrines the effect and the right of islands to a continental shelf and EEZ' in conformity with international law and the UN Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS). The Egyptian Foreign…

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Part II: Some Observations on the Agreement between Greece and Egypt on the Delimitation of the Exclusive Economic Zone

Where to from here? The Greece-Turkey maritime boundary dispute The dispute over the maritime boundary between Greece and Turkey has been ongoing since 1974. As I wrote elsewhere, 'bilateral consultations and negotiations have been unable to prevent occasional flare-ups and, as tensions remain significantly high, it may not be long before one of the not infrequent confrontations spirals out of control'. Only a few days after the signing of the Greece-Egypt Agreement, Greece and Turkey…

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The Ratline: on international crimes and justice

WEBINAR The Ratline: on international crimes and justice  Event - Tags Share Links Event - Timings and Location Recording of the webinar  Recording: The Ratline: on international crimes and justice     Event Details Rebecca Abrams talks to Philippe Sands, author of The Ratline With the publication of Philippe…

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External Event: The London Conference on International Law

EVENTS External Event: The London Conference on International Law Event - Tags Share Links Event - Timings and Location    Event Details The London Conference on International Law will bring together international law academics, judges, practitioners, representatives of civil society, business-leaders, and other stakeholders to see how States…

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Centre for International Law

Centre for International Law International law, with its set of rules established through treaty or custom, is the key to stable international relations, collective security, and sustainable development. When international law is not respected, growing insecurity and inequalities, as well as attacks on the rule of law, become the norm. Following decades of efforts to expand the reach and content of international law through multilateralism, international law is now challenged…

International Law

Highlights from the 2019 annual ICN meeting in Cartagena and the direction for the ICN in 2020

Time: 14:30-17:30 (registration from 14:00) Venue: British Institute of International and Comparative Law, Charles Clore House, 17 Russell Square, London WC1B 5JP In collaboration with the Competition Markets Authority (CMA), the Competition Law Forum (CLF) will bring together CMA officials, UK NGAs, EU NGAs and businesses to consider the questions from this year's annual ICN meeting in Cartagena. The ICN direction for 2020 will also be discussed. Speakers Tony Penny, Assistant Director, International,…

International Law

Annual Grotius Lecture 2019

Time: 17.30-19.00 (registration from 17.00) Event followed by a drinks reception Venue: Bank of England, Threadneedle Street, London, EC2R 78AH. Sponsored by: THIS EVENT IS NOW FULLY BOOKED 2019 marks centenary of the Sex Disqualification (Removal) Act 1919, which paved the way for women to become lawyers for the first time. It is, therefore, fitting that this year's lecture is entitled "Women's Rights Worldwide" and will be delivered by Baroness Hale of Richmond, the current - and first woman…

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Contemporary Challenges for the International Criminal Court

This incisive and important collection of contributions from well-established experts takes the [discussion on the International Criminal Court] to newer and higher levels. The contemporary challenges are set out and underscored and explained. This is a collection of views and opinions that needs to be read by practitioners, academics and judges alike. It will be an essential tool in the debates that these challenges will generate and provides vital material for consensus and understanding.

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40 Years of the Vienna Convention on the Law of Treaties

Editors: Alexander Orakhelashvili and Sarah Williams Published: November 2010 ISBN-13: 978905221431 Cover: Hardback Pages: 242 This volume presents the reader with insights as to how law of treaties has worked over past 40 years, since the 1969 Vienna Convention was adopted as the comprehensive treaty to regulate the law of international agreements. Treaties form a basis for a daily conduct of international relations and thus it is vital to see how they are made, amended, interpreted and enforced.…

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Criminal Law & the Rights of the Child in Muslim States

Authors: Nisrine Abiad and Farkhanda Mansoor Published: 2010 ISBN: 978-1-905221-45-5 Cover: Paperback Pages: 385 Through analysis of legislative and judicial actions in a selection of Muslim and non-Muslim States in relation to the rights of the child in criminal matters, this study aims to identify possible harmonization between the obligations of the international human rights law (e.g. the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child) and the criminal justice systems within each State, particularly…

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Corporate Governance Post-Enron: Comparative and International Perspectives

Editors: Joseph Norton, Jonathan Rickford and Jan Kleineman Published: November 2006 ISBN-10: 1-905221-07-X ISBN-13: 978-1-905221-07-3 Cover: Paperback Pages: 501 No sooner than the Enron scandal (and other major US corporate failures unfolded) it became apparent the sundry issues of corporate governance that were being brought into question and deliberation were not simply issues peculiar to the US corporate governance context (which are covered in detail in this volume by leading US experts),…

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Comparative Confidentiality in Psychoanalysis

Published: September 2004 ISBN-10: 0-903067-98-6 Cover: Paperback Pages: 82 This timely study is the result of research carried out by members of the International Psychoanalytical Association and the British Institute of International and Comparative Law. It gives a clear analysis of the extent to which the confidentiality of patients undergoing psychoanalytic treatment is protected by the law across seven jurisdictions: Argentina, Brazil, Canada, England and Wales, Germany, Italy, and the…

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Changing Constitution of UN

Authors: Georges Abi-Saab and others Editor: Hazel Fox Published: January 1997 ISBN-10: 0-903067-80-3 Cover: Paperback Pages: 142 The great changes in international relations in recent years have been reflected in equally dramatic developments in the United Nations, requiring a re-evaluation of its role within the international system. The reinvigoration of the Security Council and the innovatory techniques it has deployed in the maintainance of international peace and security have raised…

International Law

Cross-border Insolvency

Published: January 1990 ISBN-10: 0-90428127 Cover: Paperback Pages: 314 Amended and updated papers originally presented at the Colloquium of the United Kingdom National Committee of Comparative Law held in Aberystwyth in 1989.

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