Research by Dr Martins Paparinskis cited by the Singapore Court of Appeal
3 December 2018
The research was cited by the Singapore Court of Appeal in Swissbourgh Diamond Mines (Pty) Limited & Ors v Kingdom of Lesotho.
Research by Dr Martins Paparinskis, Reader in Public International Law at UCL Faculty of Laws, was cited by the Singapore Court of Appeal in the Swissbourgh Diamond Mines (Pty) Limited & Ors v Kingdom of Lesotho  SGCA 81 judgment delivered on 27 November.
The case concerned a set aside of an international investment arbitration award. One of the issues that the Court had to consider was the distinction between jurisdiction and admissibility in international investment arbitration. The Court explained the various ways in which the distinction could be drawn by a quote from a chapter by Dr Paparinskis in CL Lim, J Ho, and M Paparinskis, International Investment Law and Arbitration: Commentary, Awards and other Materials (Cambridge University Press 2018) at . It also cited the same chapter among other authorities at  in support of its conclusions on the practical effect of the distinction on the scope of review.