RECONFIGURING CHINA’S ENVIRONMENTAL GOVERNANCE REGIME: A HIGHLY COMPLICATED AND DECIDEDLY UNEVEN JOURNEY
Keywords:governance regime; Revised Law; GDPism; policy outputsoutcomes-impacts; policy implementation; regulatory cartelisation; regulatory capture; local corporationism; public interest litigation; regulatory pluralism.
John Shijian Mo
TRANSFER OF SOVEREIGNTY AND APPLICATION OF AN INTERNATIONAL CONVENTION: CISG IN CHINA IN THE CONTEXT OF “ONE COUNTRY, TWO SYSTEMS”
Keywords:CISG; UNCITRAL; confl ict of laws; Vienna Convention on the Law of Treaties; Basic Laws of Hong Kong and Macau; People’s Republic of China.
DIFFERING TREATMENT OF SAME SEX COUPLES BY EUROPEAN UNION LAW AND THE EUROPEAN CONVENTION ON HUMAN RIGHTS: THE EUROPEAN UNION CONCEPT OF CITIZENSHIP
Keywords:discrimination; same-sex marriage; European Union; citizenship; margin of appreciation.
Katherine Reece Thomas
ENFORCING AGAINST STATE ASSETS: THE CASE FOR RESTRICTING PRIVATE CREDITOR ENFORCEMENT AND HOW JUDGES IN ENGLAND HAVE USED “CONTEXT” WHEN APPLYING THE “COMMERCIAL PURPOSES” TEST
Keywords:state immunity from enforcement; state assets and attachment; judicial measures of constraint against state assets; sovereign debt; vulture funds; international insolvency; commercial purposes test for enforcement against state assets; customary international law on state immunity; the International Court of Justice on state immunity; US and European domestic law on enforcement; analysis of recent English cases; SerVaas; AIC; AIG; Orascom.
Austin I Pullé
IMPROVING INVESTOR-STATE DISPUTE RESOLUTION IN INTERNATIONAL INVESTMENT AGREEMENTS — THE US SUPREME COURT ADDS FUEL TO FIRE
Keywords:ISDS; investment treaties; Argentina; Vienna Convention Law of Treaties; local remedies; arbitrator bias; consent to arbitration; Arbitrator Jurisdiction; UNCITRAL Arbitration; Convention Award.
Damian A Gonzalez Salzberg
CONFIRMING (THE ILLUSION OF) HETEROSEXUAL MARRIAGE: HÄMÄLÄINEN v FINLAND
Keywords:transsexuality; gender transition; heterosexuality; same-sex marriage; European Court of Human Rights; Hämäläinen v Finland.
Carl F Stychin
PLURALISM, EQUALITY AND THE CHALLENGE OF FAITH-BASED SERVICES
Keywords:faith communities; Big Society; public services; equality; charities; Charitable Choice.
Ira Steven Nathenson
Keywords:Copyright; intellectual property; infringement; public performance; transmission; technology; cloud computing; television; broadcast; streaming; internet; certiorari; United States Supreme Court.
FROM FLEXIBLE TO SEMI-FIXED: THE FIXED-TERM PARLIAMENTS ACT
Keywords:Constitutional conventions; dissolution of Parliament; elections; fi xed-term elections; Fixed-term Parliaments Act 2011; Parliament Act 1911; royal prerogative; UK Parliament; votes of confi dence.
APPLYING THE EX TURPI CAUSA PRINCIPLE IN TORT ACTIONS
Keywords:criminal responsibility, duty of care, illegality defence, justifi cations, negligence, tort liability, volenti non fi t injuria.
Mohamed Elewa Badar and Alan Reed
THE FAULT ELEMENT AND WITHDRAWAL PRINCIPLES IN JOINT CRIMINAL ENTERPRISE: THE NEED FOR A RESTATEMENT
Keywords:joint venture; collateral crimes; foresight; contemplation; fundamentally different rule; public policy considerations; withdrawal; reform
Yong Shik Lee
WTO DISCIPLINES AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT: A REFORM PROPOSAL
Keywords:international trade; international economic law; World Trade Organization; economic development; developing countries; General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade.
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