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The Maritime Aspects of the Award in the Arbitration between Croatia and Slovenia

By: Nigel Bankes Decision commented on: Final Award pursuant to the Arbitration Agreement between the Government of the Republic of Croatia and the Government of the Republic of Slovenia, signed on 4 November 2009, Final Award 29 June 2017 The … Continue reading

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The due diligence obligations of the flag state with respect to its fishing vessels and the environment

By: Eva Romée van der Marel  PDF Version: The due diligence obligations of the flag state with respect to its fishing vessels and the environment Decision commented on: The Matter of the South China Sea Arbitration, Between the Republic of Philippines … Continue reading

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The South China Sea Award and the duty of “due regard” under the United Nations Law of the Sea Convention

By: Julia Gaunce PDF Version: The South China Sea Award and the duty of “due regard” under the LOSC Decision Commented On: Award on the Merits of the Annex VII Tribunal, In the Matter of the South China Sea Arbitration, … Continue reading

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The South China Sea Arbitration’s Interpretation of Article 121(3) of the LOSC: A Disquieting First

By: Alex G. Oude Elferink PDF Version: The South China Sea Arbitration’s Interpretation of Article 121(3) of the LOSC: a Disquieting First Decision commented on: The Matter of the South China Sea Arbitration, Between the Republic of Philippines and The … Continue reading

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The South China Sea Award and the Treatment of Traditional Fishing Rights within the Territorial Sea

By: Endalew Lijalem Enyew PDF Version: The South China Sea Award and the Treatment of Traditional Fishing Rights within the Territorial Sea Decision commented on: The Matter of the South China Sea Arbitration, Between the Republic of Philippines and The … Continue reading

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The South China Sea Award and the Vienna Convention on the Law of Treaties

JCLOS Blog Admin: This is the first of what we hope will be a series of different posts over the next few weeks on the Award on the Merits in the South China Sea Arbitration. By: Nigel Bankes PDF Version: … Continue reading

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The December 2015 Washington Meeting on High Seas Fishing in the Central Arctic Ocean

By: Erik J. Molenaar PDF Version: The December 2015 Washington Meeting on High Seas Fishing in the Central Arctic Ocean Matter commented on: The first meeting of the so-called ‘Broader Process’ on  international regulation of high seas fishing in the … Continue reading

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ITLOS, the Enrica Lexie Incident and the prescription of provisional measures: saying that there is urgency does not make it so

By: Nigel Bankes PDF Version: ITLOS, the Enrica Lexie Incident and the prescription of provisional measures, saying that there is urgency does not make it so Decision commented on: ITLOS, The Enrica Lexie Incident: Order in respect of request for … Continue reading

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UN General Assembly Resolution to develop a new legally binding instrument on the conservation and sustainable use of marine biological diversity of areas beyond national jurisdiction

By: Anna-Maria Hubert PDF Version: UN General Assembly Resolution to develop a new legally binding instrument on the conservation and sustainable use of marine biological diversity of areas beyond national jurisdiction Matter commented on: General Assembly Resolution – Development of … Continue reading

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The Declaration Concerning the Prevention of Unregulated High Seas Fishing in the Central Arctic Ocean

By: Seamus Ryder  PDF Version: The Declaration Concerning the Prevention of Unregulated High Seas Fishing in the Central Arctic Ocean Matter Commented On: The Declaration concerning the Prevention of Unregulated High Seas Fishing in the Central Arctic Ocean On 16 … Continue reading

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