The Relevance (Or Lack Thereof) Of The Notion Of "Mandatory Rules Of Law" To Investment Treaty Arbitration - ARIA Vol. 18 No. 1-2 2007

Donald Francis Donovan
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12 pages
April, 2007
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Donald Francis Donovan - Partner, Debevoise & Plimpton LLP; Adjunct Professor of Law, New York University School of Law. The author wishes to thank George A. Bermann and Loukas Mistelis for prompting this article, as well as the participants of the Colloquium on Mandatory Rules of Law in International Arbitration, held at Columbia Law School on June 8, 2007, for their insightful comments on a preliminary version of it. Mr. Donovan also wishes to thank his Debevoise colleagues Eran Shamir-Borer, Roy Schondorf, and Yulia Andreeva for their assistance in its preparation