German Constitutional Court decision in Vattenfall

In my most recent blogpost I discuss the lessons which the decision of the German Constitutional Court (GCC) in the Vattenfall case can provide for the arbitral tribunal in the ECT Vattenfall dispute. Since the legal issues are very similar in both cases, it does not come as a surprise that the main elements of the legal analysis and conclusions…


Reasserting control

Nikos most recent publication is a contribution entitled: How the European Commission and the EU Member States are Reasserting Their Control over Their Investment Treaties and ISDS Rules which will appear in: A. Kulick (ed), States’ Reassertion of Control Over International Investment Agreements and International Investment Treaty Dispute Settlement (Cambridge University Press, 2016), pp. 309-332….