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Extraterritoriality and National Security: Protective Jurisdiction as a Circumstance Precluding Wrongfulness

This Article posits that the present conception of protective jurisdiction—whereby states may assert jurisdiction over extraterritorial conduct that endangers certain national security interests—fails to delimit state conduct in a manner reconcilable with general principles of international law. Protective jurisdiction’s vague … Continue reading

What’s in a Meme? The Truth about Investor- State Arbitration: Why It Need Not, and Must Not, Be Repossessed by States

The current discourse on international investment law and investor-State arbitration is replete with inaccuracies and hypothetical fears. Certain quarters are clamoring for sweeping changes that would undermine the effectiveness of foreign investment protection by politicizing the existing neutral, juridical system … Continue reading