Two Weeks in Review, 6 – 19 June 2022

Author: Gail Lythgoe
Published: 19.06.2022
Martin Jarrett looks at whether there is a potential expropriation claim ‘brewing’ after German authorities imposed a trusteeship over Gazprom Germania GmbH. Jarrett examines a number of interesting features of this situation, including whether Germany’s conduct constitutes expropriation and which investment treaties Gazprom Russia could claim under. Read Jarrett’s analysis here. Melanie O’Brien and Noelle Quenivet deal with the harrowing topic of sexual and gender-based violence against women in conflict. They specifically address reports of incidents taking place in the context of Russia’s aggression against Ukraine and how to close the impunity gap by taking in the gendered component of the crimes.  Diane Desierto examines Russia’s…