Publications 20 Jul. 2022

Lise Johnson Publishes Article on States’ Interpretive Powers in the Journal of International Dispute Settlement

Counsel Lise Johnson and her co-author examine states’ exercise of their interpretive powers through unilateral interpretation. In a new article published by the Journal of International Dispute Settlement, they discuss patterns of engagement by non-disputing state parties in investment treaty disputes, and explore implications. They also focus on the challenges respondent states face in being heard by arbitral tribunals on issues of interpretation, and suggest possible reforms to overcome those hurdles.

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