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Establishing Judicial Authority in International Economic Law

To celebrate the release of the book Establishing Judicial Authority in International Economic Law” (Joanna Jemielniak, Laura Nielsen and Henrik Palmer Olsen eds., Cambridge University Press, 2016), Centre of Excellence for International Courts (iCourts) and the Faculty of Law, University of Copenhagen invite you to the book launch.

Time: Thursday, 23 March 2017 at 15:00-17:00

Venue: Centre of Excellence for International Courts (iCourts), Faculty of Law, University of Copenhagen, Njalsgade 76, 2300 Copenhagen S.

Programme:

15:00 – 16:00 Seminar (room 6B-4-04)

Presenters:
Joanna Jemielniak and Henrik Palmer Olsen, iCourts, Faculty of Law, University of Copenhagen

Discussant:
Ole Kristian Fauchald, PluriCourts, Faculty of Law, University of Oslo

16:00-17:00 Reception (room 6B-4-9A)
The authors and iCourts will be hosting a reception with refreshments.

Registration:
For participation in the event please use this registration form no later than 22 March 2017, 12:00.

About the book: A central development in international law is the intensified juridification of international relations by a growing number of international courts. With this in mind, “Establishing Judicial Authority in International Economic Law” discusses how international judicial authority is established and managed in key fields of international economic law: trade law, investor-state dispute resolution and international commercial arbitration. Adopting a unique legal-centric approach, the analysis explores the interplay between these areas of economic dispute settlement, tracing their parallel developments and identifying the ways they influence each other on processual mechanisms and solutions. Drawing together contributions from many leading scholars across the world, this volume considers issues such as the usage of precedent and the role of legitimacy, suggesting that the consolidation of judicial authority is a universal trend which impacts on state behavior.