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Immunities of organizations under international law: Reflections in light of Jam v International Finance Corporation

Introduced by Martina Buscemi, Zeno Crespi Reghizzi, Chiara Ragni

In its decision of February 27, 2019 in Jam v International Finance Corporation, the US Supreme Court ruled on the highly debated issue of immunity of international organizations. This case originated from a claim for damages brought by local farmers and fishermen and a small village of...
  Fernando Lusa Bordin on Jul 5, 2020

To what immunities are international organizations entitled under general international law? Thoughts on Jam v IFC and the ‘default rules’ of IO immunity

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  Yohei Okada on Jul 5, 2020

The immunity of international organizations before and after Jam v IFC: Is the functional necessity rationale still relevant?

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Renewable energy investment cases against Italy and Spain: Same issues, different scenarios?

Introduced by Gian Maria Farnelli and Marco Pertile

  Given the high costs of infrastructures, the renewable energy sector is one of the most foreign investment-dependent economic sectors. Many States have thus enacted remuneration schemes aimed at attracting foreign investors, typically in the form of feed-in tariffs, ever since the late 1990s. Starting from 2010, a number of...
  Sondra Faccio on Jun 14, 2020

The assessment of the FET standard between legitimate expectations and economic impact in the Italian solar energy investment case law

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  Amélie Noilhac on Jun 14, 2020

Renewable energy investment cases against Spain and the quest for regulatory consistency

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COVID-19 and multilateral governance at the United Nations between risk-prevention, procedural adaptation and feeble response

Introduced by Enrico Milano and Giulio Bartolini*

    The social, human, economic and political impact of the COVID-19 pandemic can be hardly overestimated. As we write, the virus has infected more than 8 million people worldwide, causing the death of over 400,000. That accounts, in just a few months, to more than double the number...
  Giuseppe Nesi on Jun 19, 2020

The United Nations principal political organs and the universal pandemic: How to meet, negotiate and deliberate under ‘new, extraordinary and exceptional circumstances’?

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  Raymundo Treves on Jun 19, 2020

The health of international cooperation and UNGA Resolution 74/274

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  Marco Toscano-Rivalta on Jun 19, 2020

Disaster risk reduction in light of the COVID-19 crisis: Policy and legal considerations

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