The Existence of a Judicial Dialogue between the ECtHR and International Investment Arbitration?

On Friday 22 November 2019, a celebration in honour of Paul Lemmens’ emeritus status was held, in the company of many of his friends and colleagues. For this occasion, a number of them wrote a contribution for the wonderful Liber amicorum Paul Lemmens. In this blog series we draw attention to several contributions in this book. This week, dr. Charline Daelman discusses the existence and nature of a judicial dialogue between the European Court of Human Rights and international investment arbitration. Continue reading “The Existence of a Judicial Dialogue between the ECtHR and International Investment Arbitration?”

Karlsruhe’s ultra vires ruling: How did Europe’s legal equilibrium unravel?

A lot has been written on the recent German Constitutional Court ruling on the PSPP. Does the bomb that the German Court dropped on the EU legal order last week, represent a shift in judicial ideology or in German attitudes towards EU membership or rather a breakdown in judicial dialogue? Prof. Dr. Arthur Dyevre explains.

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