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 Publications and Recent Research Grants

 

  Books

Leon Trakman and Nicola Ranieri (authors and eds), Regionalism in International Investment Law (Oxford University Press, 2013). https://global.oup.com/academic/product/regionalism-in-international-investment- law-9780195389005?cc=au&lang=en&

Bryan Mercurio, Leon Trakman, Meredith Kolsky Lewis and Bruno Zellers (eds), International Business Law (Oxford University Press, 2010).

Leon Trakman, Nick W Ranieri and Marion Lopez (authors and eds), Doing Business in Mexico (Transnational Legal Publishers, Loose Leaf with Supplements, 2006)

Leon Trakman and Sean Gatien, Rights and Responsibilities, (University of Toronto Press, 1999), nominated for the Walter Owen Book Prize

Leon E. Trakman, Dispute Settlement Under The NAFTA: Manual And Sourcebook, Assisted by Kirti Jadeja (Transnational Publishers, New York, 1997).

Leon Trakman, Reasoning With the Charter (Butterworths Canada, 1991), Reviewed, inter alia, in (2) Literary Review of Canada 5 (1992); 71 Canadian Bar Review 400 (1992); 4(3) Dalhousie Law Journal 560 (1992); 21 Ottawa Law Journal 289 (1992).

Leon E. Trakman, The Law Merchant: The Evolution of Commercial Law (Fred B Rothman, 1983), reviewed, inter alia, in 97 Harvard Law Review 1495-2022 (1984)

Leon Trakman Professional Competence and the Law, Ed, assisted by D. Watters (DALHOUSIE CONTINUING LEGAL EDUCATION SERIES, 1981)

  Book Chapters   

Leon Trakman, Australia’s Contribution to International Commercial Arbitration In Asia, in Arbitration Reform In Asia, Anselmo Rayes and Weixia Gu (eds.) (Hart, 2016 forthcoming).

Leon Trakman, Investment Law, Arbitration and China, in Investment Law and Arbitration in the Asia-Pacific Region: Current Practice, Emerging Issues, Future Prospects, Julien Chaisse, Tomoko Ishikawa, and Sufian Jusoh (eds) (Cambridge, 2016 forthcoming).

Leon Trakman and David Musaleyan, Reconstituting Investor-State Arbitration, in Essays in Honour of Muthucumaraswamy Sornarajah, Alternative Visions of the International Law on Foreign Investment, Chin Leng Lim (ed) (Cambridge, 2016) http://www.cambridge.org/jp/academic/subjects/law/international-trade- law/alternative-visions-international-law-foreign-investment-essays-honour- muthucumaraswamy-sornarajah?format=HB.

Leon Trakman, Jumping Back and Forth between Domestic Courts and ISDS: Mixed Signals from the Asia-Pacific Region (with Kunal Sharma), in S. Hindelang and M Krajewski (Oxford, 2016), Chapter 13, https://global.oup.com/academic/product/shifting-paradigms-in-international- investment-law-9780198738428?cc=au&lang=en&#.

Leon Trakman, China and Foreign Direct Investment: Looking Ahead, in Qiao Liu and Wehhua Shan, China and International Commercial Dispute Resolution (Brill-Nijhoff, 2016), Chapter 6 http://www.brill.com/products/book/china-and- international-commercial-dispute-resolution.

Leon Trakman, ‘Instituting Investment Claims under the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement’ in China and International Investment Law (ed) Wenhua Shan (2015) 372-407 (Brill-Nijhoff http://www.brill.com/products/book/china-and-international-investment-law.

Leon Trakman, ‘Investment Disputes and Australia's National Interest: A Precarious Balance’, in  John Farrar, Mary Hiscock and Vai Io Lo, Australia’s Trade, Investment and Security in the Asian Century 115-134 (World Scientific, 2015)

Leon Trakman, Geo-Politics and Investor-State Arbitration in China, in China in the International Economic Order: New Directions and Changing Paradigms, Picker, Toohey and Greenacre, eds (Cambridge, 2015) http://www.cambridge.org/au/academic/subjects/law/international-trade-law/china- international-economic-order-new-directions-and-changing-paradigms?format=HB.

Leon Trakman, ‘Contracts: Legal’ in International Encyclopedia of the Social and Behavioural Sciences Vol.3 (Elsevier Publishers, Oxford, 2015).

Leon Trakman, China and the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement, in Wehhau Shan, The ICSID (Brill, 2015) http://www.brill.com/products/book/china-and- international-investment-law.

Leon Trakman, Resolving Investor-State Disputes: Australia’s Dilemma and Choices” in Nye Perram (ed) International Commercial Law and Arbitration: Perspectives (Ross Parsons Centre of Commercial, Corporate and Taxation Law, 2014) http://catalogue.nla.gov.au/Record/6635412.

Leon Trakman and Nick Ranieri, ‘Foreign Direct Investment: An Overview’ in Leon Trakman and Nick Ranieri (eds), Regionalism in International Investment Law (Oxford University Press, 2013).

Leon Trakman and Nick Ranieri, ‘Foreign Direct Investment: A Historical Perspective’ in Leon Trakman and Nick Ranieri (eds), Regionalism in International Investment Law (Oxford University Press, 2013).

Leon Trakman, ‘Bilateral Trade and Investment Agreements’ in Leon Trakman and Nick Ranieri (eds), Regionalism in International Investment Law (Oxford University Press, 2013).

Leon Trakman, ‘The ICSID in Perspective’ in Leon Trakman and Nick Ranieri (eds), Regionalism in International Investment Law (Oxford University Press, 2013).

Leon Trakman, ‘Australia’s Rejection of Investor-State Arbitration: A Sign of Global Change’ in Leon Trakman and Nick Ranieri (eds), Regionalism in International Investment Law (Oxford University Press, 2013).

Leon Trakman, ‘The Case for Investment Liberalisation’ in Leon Trakman and Nick Ranieri (eds), Regionalism in International Investment Law (Oxford University Press, 2013).

Leon Trakman, ‘Investment Dispute Settlement under the Trans Pacific Partnership Agreement’ in Tania Voon (ed), Trade Liberalisation and International Co- operation: A Legal Analysis of the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (Edward Elgar, 2013).

Leon Trakman, ‘Instituting Investment Claims under the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement’ in Wenhua Shan (ed), The ICSID (Brill, 2013).

Leon Trakman, ‘The ICSID in Perspective’ in Leon Trakman and Nick Ranieri (eds), Regionalism in International Investment Law (Oxford University Press, 2013).

Leon Trakman, ‘Australia’s Rejection of Investor-State Arbitration: A Sign of Global Change’ in Leon Trakman and Nick Ranieri (eds), Regionalism in International Investment Law (Oxford University Press, 2013).

Leon Trakman, ‘The Case for Investment Liberalisation’ in Leon Trakman and Nick Ranieri (eds), Regionalism in International Investment Law (Oxford University Press, 2013).

Leon Trakman ‘Australia and the Future of Investor State Arbitration’ in Michael Legg (ed), The Future of Dispute Resolution (Lexis Nexis, 2012).

Leon Trakman, ‘Foreign Direct Investment’ in Leon Trakman, Bryan Mercurio, Meredith Kolsky Lewis and Bruno Zellers (eds) International Business Law (Oxford University Press, 2010).

Leon Trakman, ‘Dispute Resolution: Courts’ in Bryan Mercurio, Leon Trakman, Meredith Kolsky Lewis and Bruno Zellers (eds) International Business Law (Oxford University Press, 2010).

Leon Trakman, ‘Dispute Resolution: Arbitration’ in Bryan Mecurio, Leon Trakman, Meredith Kolsky Lewis and Bruno Zellers (eds) International Business Law (Oxford University Press, 2010).

Leon Trakman, ‘Resolving Disputes under Chapter 19 of the NAFTA’ in Leon Trakman, Nick W Trakman and Marlon Lopez (authors and eds), Doing Business in Mexico (Transnational Legal Publishers, 2003).

Leon Trakman, ‘Resolving Disputes under Chapter 19 of the NAFTA’ in Leon Trakman, Nick W Trakman and Marlon Lopez (authors and eds), Doing Business in Mexico (Transnational Legal Publishers, 2003).

Leon Trakman, ‘Rethinking International Environmental Rights and Responsibilities (with Sean Gatien) in Leon Trakman, Nick W Ranieri and Marlon Lopez (authors and eds), Doing Business in Mexico (Transnational Legal Publishers, 2003)

Leon Trakman, Arbitrating under Chapter 11 of the NAFTA: A Mexican Investor vs. the US in Leon Trakman, Nick Ranieri & Marlin Lopez, Doing Business In Mexico (Transnational Legal Publ., New York, 2002)

Pierre Elliot Trudeau: Pierre Elliot Trudeau: A Canadian Scandal? in Aftermath: The Clinton Impeachment And The Presidency in The Age of Political Spectacle, Eds. Leonard V Kaplan; Beverly I Moran (New York : New York University Press, 2001)

Leon Trakman, ‘Contracts: Legal’ in International Encyclopedia of the Social and Behavioural Sciences Vol.3 (Elsevier Publishers, Oxford, 2001)            

Performance under the UNIDROIT, in THE UNIDROIT (PANAMERICANA, Mexico 1997)                                                                                                        

Leon Trakman and Sean Gatien, Rights and Values in the Abortion Debate: A "Rights Metamorphosis" 14 WINDSOR YEABOOK ON ACCESS TO JUSTICE 420 (with Sean Gatien) (1995)

Leon Trakman, Interpreting a Bill of Rights: Canada and South Africa Compared, in INTERPRETING A BILL  OF RIGHTS (Juta, South Africa 1994)

Leon Trakman, Punitive Damages, in Remedies, Issues and Perspectives (Carswells Pub., 1991)

Journal Articles

Leon Trakman and David Musaleyan,’The Repudiation of Investor-State Arbitration and Subsequent Treaty Practice: The Resurgence of Qualified Investor- State Arbitration’ ISCID Review (2016) http://icsidreview.oxfordjournals.org/content/31/1/194.full

Leon Trakman and K Sharma, ‘Locating Australia on the Pacific Rim: Trade, Investment and the Asian Century’ (2015) Transnational Dispute Management 1 http://www.transnational-dispute-management.com/article.asp?key=2178

Shiro Armstrong, Jürgen Kurtz, Luke Nottage and Leon Trakman, ‘The Fundamental Importance of Foreign Direct Investment to Australia in the 21st Century: Reforming Treaty and Dispute Resolution Practice’, The ACICA Review (2015)

Leon Trakman, ‘Responsibilities for Electoral Fraud beyond Correlative Rights and Duties’ (2015) 31(88) Utrecht Journal of European and International Law 17-32 http://www.utrechtjournal.org/jms/article/view/ujiel.de.

Leon Trakman, ‘Domicile of Choice in English Law: An Achilles Heel?’ 11(3) Journal of Private International Law (2015) http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/17441048.2015.1067993?journalCode=r pil20#.VdWQBVN7usU.

Leon Trakman and Kunal Sharma, BITs and Pieces: Regional Developments in Investor-State Dispute Settlement" APEC Currents (2014) http://bit.ly/1sVSYst.

Leon Trakman and Kunal Sharma, ‘The Binding Force of Agreements to Negotiation in Good Faith’ (2014) 43(3) Cambridge Law Journal 598-628  http://journals.cambridge.org/action/displayAbstract?fromPage=online&aid=9447635 &fulltextType=RA&fileId=S000819731400083X.

Leon Trakman and Kunal Sharma, ‘Indonesia’s Termination of the Netherlands– Indonesia BIT: Broader Implications in the Asia-Pacific?’ (2014) http://kluwerarbitrationblog.com/blog/2014/08/21/indonesias-termination-of-the- netherlands-indonesia-bit-broader-implications-in-the-asia-pacific/.

Leon Trakman, ‘The Status of Investor - State Arbitration: Resolving Investment Disputes under the Transpacific Partnership Agreement’ (2014) 48 Journal of World Trade 1-29 http://www.kluwerlawonline.com/toc.php?area=Journals&mode=bypub&level=5&val ues=Journals~~Journal+of+World+Trade~Volume+48+%282014%29.

Leon Trakman, ‘Deciding Investor States Disputes: Australia's Evolving Position’ (2014) 15 Journal of World Investment and Trade 152-192 http://booksandjournals.brillonline.com/content/journals/10.1163/22129000- 01502005.

Leon Trakman, China and Foreign Direct Investment: Does Distance Lend Enchantment to the View? (2013) 1(2) Chinese Journal of Comparative Law 1093 (2013) http://www.oxfordjournals.org/our_journals/cjcl/editors_choice.html

Leon Trakman, Investment Dispute Resolution under the Proposed Transatlantic Partnership Agreement, Prelude to a Slippery Slope?: (2013) Journal of International Commercial Law 1-38 http://www.georgemasonjicl.org/wp- content/uploads/2014/02/5_Geo_Mason_J_Intl_Com_Law_001_2013.pdf#page=5

Leon Trakman, ‘The ICSID under Siege’ (2012) 45 Cornell International Law Journal 603-665

Leon Trakman, ‘Choosing Domestic Courts over Investor-State Arbitration: Australia’s Repudiation of the Status Quo’ (2012) 35(3) University of New South Wales Law Journal 979.

Leon Trakman, ‘Investor-State Arbitration or Local Courts: Will Australia Set a New Trend?’ (2012) 46(1) Journal of World Trade 83.

Leon Trakman, ‘Resolving Investor-State Disputes under a Transpacific Partnership Agreement – What Lies Ahead?’ (2012) Transnational Dispute Management, online journal, http://www.transnational-dispute-management.com/journal-advance- publication-article.asp?key=466.

Leon Trakman, ‘The ICSID in Perspective’ (2012) Transnational Dispute Management, online journal, http://www.transnational-dispute- management.com/journal-advance-publication-article.asp?key=463.

Leon Trakman, ‘Legal Traditions and International Commercial Arbitration’ (2012) Transnational Dispute Management, online journal, http://www.transnational- dispute-management.com/journal-advance-publication-article.asp?key=1820.

Leon Trakman, ‘Ex Aequo et Bono: Basing Decisions on that which is Just and Fair’ (2012) Transnational Dispute Management, online journal, http://www.transnational-dispute-management.com/journal-advance-publication- article.asp?key=1834.

Leon Trakman, ‘Bilateral Trade and Investment Agreement’ (2012) Transnational Dispute Management, online journal, http://www.transnational-dispute- management.com/journal-advance-publication-article.asp?key=1849.

Leon Trakman, ‘A Tribute to Thomas Walde: A Man Larger than Life’ (2012) Transnational Dispute Management, online journal, http://www.transnational-dispute- management.com/journal-advance-publication-article.asp?key=1817.

Leon Trakman, ‘A Tribute to Thomas Walde’ (2012) Oil, Gas & Energy Law (OGEL), Vol. 10, No. 3(2012).

Leon Trakman, ‘A Plural Account of the Law Merchant’ (2011) 2(3) Transnational Legal Theory 309.

Leon Trakman, ‘From the Medieval to the Twenty First Century Law Merchant’ (2011) 28(4) American Business Law Journal 775.

Leon Trakman, ‘Pluralism in Contract Law’ (2010) 58 Buffalo Law Review 1031.

Leon Trakman, ‘Foreign Direct Investment: Hazard or Opportunity?’ (2010)  1(1) George Washington International Law Review 1.

Leon Trakman, ‘Foreign Direct Investment: An Australian Perspective’ (2010) 13 International Trade and Business Law Review 31.

Leon Trakman, ‘The Boundaries of Contract Law in Cyberspace’ (2009)International Business Law/Revue Des Affaires Internationales 161.

Leon Trakman, ‘The Boundaries of Contract Law in Cyberspace’ (2008) 38(1) Public Contract Law Journal 187.

Leon Trakman, ‘Modelling University Governance’ (2008) 61(1) Higher Education Quarterly 63.

Leon Trakman, ‘The Proliferation of Free Trade Agreements: Bane or Beauty?’ (2008) 42 Journal of World Trade 367.

Leon Trakman, ‘Governance Models’ (2008) 94 Academe 41.

Leon Trakman, ‘Arbitration Options: Turning A Morass into A Panacea’ (2008) 14(1) University of New South Wales Law Journal 20.

Leon Trakman, ‘Ex Aequo et Bono: De-Mystifying An Ancient Concept’ (2008) 8(2) Chicago Journal of International Law 621.

Governance Models: (2008) Tips, Tricks and Traps, Academe 41-43.

Modelling University Governance, (2008) 62 Higher Education Quarterly 63.

Leon Trakman, ‘Building the Dream – Getting New Structures for Old Faculties’ (2007) 38 Toledo Law Journal 633 (Special Dean’s Issue)

Leon Trakman, ‘The IBA Guidelines on Conflict of Interest in International Commercial Arbitration’ (2007) 10 International Arbitration Law Review 124.

Leon Trakman, ‘Legal Traditions and International Commercial Arbitration’ (2007) 17 American Review of International Arbitration 1.

Leon Trakman and Jason Trainor, ‘The Rights and Responsibilities of Auditors to Third Parties: A Call for a Principled Approach’ (2005) 31 Queen’s Law Journal 148.

Leon Trakman, ‘From the Medieval Law Merchant to E-Merchant Law’ (2003) 53University of Toronto Law Journal 265.Leon Trakman, Confidentiality in International Commercial Arbitration, (2002)18 Arbitration International 1.

Leon Trakman, Appropriate Conflict Management, (2001) Wisconsin Law Review 919.

Leon Trakman, Arbitrating Investment Disputes under Chapter 11 of the NAFTA, (2001) 18 Journal of International Arbitration 385.Leon Trakman, Escape Hatches in Life Insurance Policies: Rights and Responsibilities, (2001) 35 University of British Columbia. Law Review 91.

Leon Trakman, The Efficient Resolution of Business Disputes, (1998) 30 Canadian. Business Law Journal 321.Leon Trakman, Will Cole Hamilton and Sean Gatien,  R. v. Oakes 1986-1997: Back to the Drawing Board, (1998) 36 Osgoode Hall L.J. 83.

Leon Trakman, Native Cultures in a Rights Empire: Ending the Dominion, (1997) 45 Buffalo L.Rev. 189.

Leon Trakman, Transforming Free Speech: Rights & Responsibilities, (1995) 56 Ohio St. L.J. 899.

Leon Trakman, The Demise of Positive Liberty, (1995) 6:3 Constitutional Forum

Leon Trakman, Section 15: Equality? Where? (1995) 6:4 Constitutional Forum

Leon Trakman and Sean Gatien, Abortion Rights, Taking Responsibilities More Seriously Than Dworkin, (1995) 48 Southern Methodist U. Law Review 585.

Leon Trakman, David Meets Goliath: Consumers Unite Against Big Business, (1994) 25 Seton Hall Law Review 617.

Leon Trakman, Substantive Equality in Constitutional Jurisprudence: Meaning Within Meaning, (1993) 7 Canadian Journal of Law and Jurisprudence 27.

Leon Trakman, Rights Talk, (1993) (3) The Vital Nexus 41.

Leon E. Trakman, Group Rights: A Canadian Perspective, (1992) 24(4) New York University Journal of International Law and Politics 1579 (special issue on ethnic rights)

Leon Trakman Porridge or Scrambled Eggs? Comments on, inter alia, Contracts that Infringe Public Policy in the Ontario Law Commission Report on Amendments of the Law of Contract, (1988) 14 Canadian Business Law Journal 75.

Leon E. Trakman, Alternative Dispute Resolution: International Trade Law, (1988) 40 Maine Law Review 225

Leon Trakman, Privatizing Dispute Resolution under the Free Trade Agreement: Truth or Fancy? (1988) 40 Maine Law Review 349.

Leon Trakman, Contract and Commercial Law Scholarship in Common Law Canada, (1985) 23 Osgoode Hall Law Journal 663.

Leon Trakman, Winner Take Some: Loss Sharing and Commercial Impracticability, (1985) 69 Minnesota Law Review 471.

Leon Trakman, Non-disclosure in Insurance Law, (1985) 8 J. Insurance Law 1.

Leon Trakman, The Law Merchant, (1985) 2 Humane Studies Rev. 1.

Leon E. Trakman, Mysteries Surrounding Material Disclosure in Insurance Law, (1984) 34 Toronto L.J. 421.

Leon Trakman, Legal Fictions and Frustrated Contracts, (1983) 46 Modern L. Rev. 39.

Leon Trakman, Adhesion Contracts and the Law of Insurance, (1983) 13 Manitoba Law J. 23.

Leon Trakman, Law and Learning: Report of the Consultative Group on Research and Education in Law, Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada, (1983) 21 Osgoode Hall L.J. 554.

Leon Trakman, Fairness, Expediency and the Law of Insurance, (1982) 6 J. Insurance L. 88.

Leon Trakman, Competence in Law: An Unending Search, Lead Article, Symposium, (1982) 11 Capital University. Law Review 401.

Leon Trakman, Legal Competence: Yesterday and Tomorrow, (1982-3) 7 Dalhousie Law J. 831.

Leon Trakman, Evolution of the Law Merchant: The Modern Law Merchant, (1981) 12 J. Maritime Law & Commerce 153.

Leon Trakman, The Unharnessed Insurer: A Foreboding Presence, (1981) 31 Toronto L.J. 318.

Leon Trakman, Non-performance in International Sales Contracts, (1981) 29 Oil & Gas Tax Q. 716.

Leon Trakman, Interpreting Contracts: A Common Law Dilemma, (1981) 59 Canadian Bar Rev. 241.

Leon Trakman, Evolution of the Law Merchant: The Medieval Law Merchant, (1980), 12 J. Maritime Law & Commerce 1.

Leon Trakman, Canadian Law Schools: In Search of Excellence, (1980) 6 Dalhousie L.J. 303.

Leon Trakman, Law Student Teachers: An Untapped Resource, (1979) 30 J. Legal Education 331.

Leon Trakman, The Effect of Illegality in South African Law: A Doctrinal and Comparative Study, Part 1, (1977), 94 South African Law Journal 327.

Leon Trakman, The Effect of Illegality in South African Law: A Doctrinal and Comparative Study, Part 2, (1977) 94 South African Law Journal 468.

Leon Trakman, Effect of Illegality in the Law of Contract: Suggestions for Reform, 55 The Canadian Bar Review 625 (1977).

Book Reviews

Leon Trakman, The Need for Legal Training in International, Comparative and Foreign Law: Foreign Lawyers at American Law Schools, 27 J. Legal Education 509 (1976).

Leon E. Trakman, ‘Review of Vivienne Bath and Luke Nottage, Foreign Investment and Dispute Resolution Law and Practice in Asia’ 61(4) Comparative and International Law Quarterly 1022 (2012).

Leon Trakman, Review, Letters of Credit under International Trade Law, 34 American J Comparative L. 145 (1986).

Leon Trakman, Review, Grain Contracts and Arbitration, 34 American J Comparative L. 152.

Leon Trakman, Review, Essays on Legal Education, (1983) 33 Toronto L.J. 376.

Leon Trakman, Review, Philosophy and Social Issues: Five Studies, (1980) 6 Dalhousie L.J. 718.

Leon Trakman, Review, Exclusion Clauses in Contracts, (1979)67 Canadian Bar Rev.387.

Leon Trakman, Review, War in Life Insurance Contracts: Judicial Interpretation of its Meaning, (1978) 24 McGill Law Journal 350.

 Leon Trakman, Review, Law and Society, (1976) 3 Dalhousie L.J., 632

 

  Recent Research Grants:

Lead Chief Investigator, Discovery Grant, Australian Reserch Council 2014-2017

DP140102526DP 2014 R1Professor Leon Trakman (Lead CI, UNSW) Professor Luke Nottage (Sydney); Associate Professor Jurgen Kurtz (Melbourne); Dr Shiro Armstrong (ANU)

Host Institution:

The University of New South Wales

Topic: The fundamental importance of foreign direct investment to Australia in the 21st century: Reforming treaty and dispute resolution practice$260,000

Various Research Grants and Awards (1975-)

  • Social Sciences Research Council of Canada 
  • Canada Council
  • Killam Foundation Fellowship
  • Bora Lastin National Fellowship
  • Department of Justice, Canada
  • External Affairs, Canada
  • See further, Grants above

 

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