Call for Papers

Upcoming specials in preparation (see page below for contact details of the lead editor(s)):

You can find an overview of previous topics we covered on our special features page here.


China's One Belt, One Road: Economic Changes, Power Shifts and Prospects / Consequences for the World or Arbitration

Prof. Julien Chaisse, Prof. Manjiao Chi, Dr. Jędrzej Górski, Dr. Ahmad Manzoor, and Ms. Teresa Cheng will be editing a Special Issue of Transnational Dispute Management on the legal aspects of the One Belt One Road initiative ('OBOR').

Guest Editors

Prof. Julien Chaisse

Prof. Julien Chaisse
CUHK
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Prof. Manjiao Chi

Prof. Manjiao Chi
Xiamen University
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Dr. Jedrzej Górski

Dr. Jędrzej Górski
CUHK
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Dr. Ahmad Manzoor

Dr. Ahmad Manzoor
World Trade Advisors
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Teresa Cheng

Teresa Cheng
HKIAC
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Proposals or papers should be submitted to Jędrzej Górski and copied to info@transnational-dispute-management.com. Proposal (abstracts) shall be submitted until 30 March 2017, and full papers until 30 June 2017. See "TDM Call for Papers: Special issue on "China's One Belt, One Road: Economic Changes, Power Shifts and Prospects / Consequences for the World or Arbitration"" for more details.


India

Guest editors Prof. Leïla Choukroune and Rahul Donde will be preparing this special issue which will explore past and recent legislative and regulatory reforms initiated by the Indian government, including the 2015 new Bilateral Investment Treaty (BIT) model, the 2015 amendments to the 1996 Arbitration Act and the 2013 amendments to Section 135 of the Companies Act on Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR), and more.

Prof. Leïla Choukroune

Prof. Leïla Choukroune
(CSH), New Delhi, India, and
Maastricht University Law Faculty (The Netherlands)

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Rahul Donde

Rahul Donde
Lévy-Kaufmann-Kohler, Geneva
(Switzerland)
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A two pages proposal should be submitted to the Editors by 30th March 2017. Please CC info@transnational-dispute-management.com when submitting your materials. Publication is expected by summer 2017. See "Call for papers: TDM Special Issue on International Commercial and Investment Disputes in and with India" for more details.


Comparative and International Perspectives on Mediation in Insolvency Matters

Guest editors Laura Carballo Piñeiro and Katia Fach Gómez will be preparing this special issue which is going to analyse the current scenario as well as new trends, developments, and challenges that mediation faces in the context of insolvency matters. Proposals or papers should be submitted directly to the editors:

Laura Carballo Piñeiro

Laura Carballo Piñeiro
Professor of Private International Law at the University of Santiago de Compostela (Spain)
Fellow of the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation. Appointed to serve as Director of Studies at the Hague Academy of International Law in 2017.

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Katia Fach Gómez, LL.M.

Katia Fach Gómez, LL.M.
Tenured Professor of International Arbitration and Private International Law at the University of Zaragoza (Spain).
Current grantee of the Humboldt Foundation (Forschungsstipendium für erfahrene Wissenschaftler)
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Proposals for papers can be submitted to the editors above. Please CC info@transnational-dispute-management.com when submitting your materials. Accepted papers should be submitted to the editors on or before 31st July 2017. Publication is expected in the third quarter of 2017. See "Call for papers: TDM Special Issue on Comparative and International Perspectives on Mediation in Insolvency Matters" for more details.


Non-Legal Adjudicators in National and International Disputes

This special issue will be edited by Katia Fach Gómez (University of Zaragoza-Spain) and Weiwei Zhang (Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies - Switzerland) and will analyse the current scenario, as well as new trends, developments, and challenges that non-legal adjudicators face when resolving national and international disputes. It will consider litigation; national arbitration and diverse forms of alternative dispute resolution (ADR); international commercial arbitration; investment arbitration; inter-State arbitration and the dispute settlement system of the World Trade Organization (WTO). Proposals or papers should be submitted directly to the editors:

Katia Fach Gómez, LL.M.

Katia Fach Gómez, LL.M.
Tenured Professor of International Arbitration and Private International Law at the University of Zaragoza (Spain).
Current grantee of the Humboldt Foundation (Forschungsstipendium für erfahrene Wissenschaftler)
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Weiwei Zhang, LL.M.

Weiwei Zhang, LL.M.
Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies (Geneva, Switzerland).
Former consultant, Sidley Austin LLP (Geneva office)

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Proposals for papers can be submitted to the editors above. Please CC info@transnational-dispute-management.com when submitting your materials. Accepted papers should be submitted to the editors on or before 10 January 2017. Publication is expected in the second quarter of 2017. See "Call for papers: TDM Special Issue on Non-Legal Adjudicators in National and International Disputes" for more details.


Time and Cost Issues in International Arbitration

This Special Issue will be edited by Wendy Miles QC (Boies, Schiller & Flexner) and Philippe Cavalieros (Winston & Strawn), and will focus on a subject that is central to the concerns of arbitration users, many of whom perceive arbitration proceedings as being too expensive and lengthy: Time and cost concerns in international arbitration.

Wendy Miles QC

Wendy Miles QC
Boies, Schiller & Flexner
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Philippe Cavalieros

Philippe Cavalieros
Winston & Strawn
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Proposals should be received by November 2016. Publication is expected in 2017. Please CC info@transnational-dispute-management.com when submitting your materials. See "Call for papers: TDM Special Issue on Time and Cost Issues in International Arbitration" for more details.


Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement

November 2016: The TDM TPP Special Edition is being put on hold given the current developments regarding the participation of the United States in the TPP. The topic is still on the agenda and we will monitor events as they unfold and see how to proceed when there is further clarity on the status of the TPP.

Elizabeth Whitsitt, Devin Bray, Julien Chaisse, Tomoko Ishikawa, Joongi Kim, Stephanie Mullen, Donald Robertson and Frédéric Sourgens will be editing a Special Issue of Transnational Dispute Management (TDM, ISSN 1875-4120) on the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement between Australia, Brunei, Canada, Chile, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, New Zealand, Peru, Singapore, the United States and Vietnam.

The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) Agreement is one of three mega-regional agreements that will change the landscape of the international economic order in the coming years.

Proposals or papers should be submitted directly to the editors:

Elizabeth Whitsitt

Elizabeth Whitsitt
Faculty of Law, University of Calgary
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Devin Bray

Devin Bray
Wöss & Partners
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Professor Julien Chaisse

Professor Julien Chaisse
Faculty of Law, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
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Tomoko Ishikawa

Professor Tomoko Ishikawa
Nagoya University
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Professor Joongi Kim

Professor Joongi Kim
Yonsei Law School
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Stephanie Mullen

Stephanie Mullen
WilmerHale
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Donald Robertson

Donald Robertson
Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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Professor Frédéric Sourgens

Professor Frédéric Sourgens
Washburn University School of Law
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Publication is expected in 2017. Please CC info@transnational-dispute-management.com when submitting your materials. See "Call for papers: TDM Special Issue on Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPP)" for more details.