Steffen Hindelang: The Price for a Seat at the ISDS Reform Table – CJEU’s clearance of the EU’s investment protection policy in Opinion 1/17 and its impact on the EU constitutional order. In: Biondi, Andrea; Sangiuolo, Giorgia (Ed.): Judicial Protection and EU Free Trade Agreements, Edward Elgar Publishing, Forthcoming. AbstractThe CJEU in Opinion 1/17 concluded…

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More Information on the Case Republic of Poland ./. PL Holdings S.Á.R.L, Case No. T 1569-19 The opinion deals with questions such as whether an EU Member State court is required to set aside an intra-EU investor-State arbitral award within the respective national procedures providing for setting aside due to a lack of a valid…

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More Information on the Case Legal opinion in particular on the compatibility of investor-state arbitration proceedings under the Energy Charter Treaty (ECT) in an intra-EU context with Union law following the ECJ decision in Achmea (C-284/16) United States District Court for the Southern District of New York, Foresight Luxembourg Solar 1 S.À.R.L., Foresight Luxembourg Solar…

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More Information on the Case Expert Declarations in Support of Spain’s Motion to Dismiss Petition to Enforce Arbitral Award in Untited States District Court for the District of Columbia, Masdar Solar & Wind Cooperatief U.A. v. Spanien, Civil Action No. 1:18-cv-02254-JEB Other current consultancy projects in the area The Art of Casting Political Dissent in…

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The “III LAwTTIP Joint Conference” on “EU Law, Trade Agreements, and Dispute Resolution Mechanisms: Contemporary Challenges” focused on the dialogue among international and regional institutions as a tool to overcome fragmentation and implement the rule of law in the international economic relations of the EU. Its ultimate aim is to stimulate a debate between speakers…

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More Information on the Case Expert Declarations in Support of Spain’s Motion to Dismiss Petition to Enforce Arbitral Award in Infrastructure Services Luxembourg SARL, and Energia Termosolar BV (formerly Antin) v. Kingdom of Spain on the compatibility of investor-State arbitration on the basis of the Energy Charter Treaty (ECT) with EU law after the CJEU…

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More Information on the Case On the compatibility of investor-State arbitration on the basis of the Energy Charter Treaty (ECT) with EU law after the CJEU ruling in Achmea (C-284/16). UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA, Case No. 18-cv-01686-CKK Eiser Infrastructure Limited and Energia Solar Luxembourg S.A.R.L., Petitioners, v. Kingdom of Spain,…

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More Information on the Case On the compatibility of investor-State arbitration on the basis of the Energy Charter Treaty (ECT) with EU law after the CJEU ruling in Achmea (C-284/16). More information on the case Novenergia II v. Spain in US Federal District Court of the District of Columbia (Motion to Dismiss and to Deny…

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Steffen Hindelang: Conceptualisation and Application of the Principle of Autonomy of EU Law – The CJEU’s Judgement in Achmea Put in Perspective. In: European Law Review, 44 (3), pp. 383-400, 2019. AbstractIt seemed that Court of Justice of the European Union wanted to make it short and sweet: It took the Grand Chamber in its…

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Steffen Hindelang: The Limited Immediate Effects of CJEU’s Achmea Judgement. VerfBlog, 2018/3/09, 2018. AbstractIt seemed that Court of Justice of the European Union wanted to make it short and sweet: It took the Grand Chamber in its Achmea Decision less than fifteen pages to conclude that Investor-State dispute settlement (ISDS), as we know it, shall…

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