Podcast episode: AIIB, multilateral development banks & international organisations law

In this episode of Legal Frontiers, Lauterpacht Centre visiting fellow and former Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank chief counsel Peter Quayle and I discuss the establishment and early years of the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank as well as the practice and theory of the law of international organisations. Many thanks to Peter for an interesting and … Continue reading Podcast episode: AIIB, multilateral development banks & international organisations law

Book chapter: Environmental standards in BRI, AIIB & BRICS NDB projects

The new book "The Future of International Economic Law and the Rule of Law" has been published this month, edited by Professor Dr Rafael Leal-Arcas. My chapter, based on a presentation at a 2018 conference at Queen Mary University of London, is a comparative study of environmental project standards in the Belt and Road Initiative, … Continue reading Book chapter: Environmental standards in BRI, AIIB & BRICS NDB projects

New paper: Post-Paris / Post-Trump: The Green Climate Fund and Climate Finance Governance in the Eye of the Storm

A new paper by Dr Megan Bowman and me looks at the current challenges and opportunities of the Green Climate Fund. The paper is part of the Transnational Law Institute's Think! series and looks at the GCF's situation following the Trump administration's announcement that it will withdraw from the Paris Agreement and renege of pledged … Continue reading New paper: Post-Paris / Post-Trump: The Green Climate Fund and Climate Finance Governance in the Eye of the Storm