The Third Annual Yonsei Arbitration Day (YAD) was held virtually on 26 August 2022. With the war raging in Ukraine, “War and Arbitration” was the event’s main topic, and the keynote speaker and headline session dealt with the present and future of international arbitration regarding armed conflicts. More than 140 participants from at least 24…

The effect on investment protection stemming from Russia’s annexation, and therefore effective control over Crimea, has been a hot topic since 2014. Meanwhile, Ukraine has dealt with an armed conflict in Eastern Ukraine since April 2014 as a result of Russian expansionist maneuvers. Ukraine is now left with the difficult task to, on the one…

On 1 and 2 March 2019, a group of international humanitarian law (IHL) and international investment law (IIL) experts came together for a workshop at Ruhr-University Bochum, Germany. The event, organized and hosted by Tobias Ackermann (Bochum) and Sebastian Wuschka (Hamburg / Bochum), dealt with the interplay between IIL and the legal regimes that apply…