INTERNATIONAL ARBITRATION IN THE UNITED STATES (Kluwer Law International, forthcoming, 2014) (co-editor).
WHEN INTERNATIONAL LAW WORKS: REALISTIC IDEALISM AFTER 9/11 AND THE GLOBAL RECESSION (Oxford University Press, 2012).
Reviewed in 107 Am. J. Int'l L. 265 (2013); 125 Harv. L. Rev. 1184 (2012); 61 I.C.L.Q. 785 (2012).
STATE SUCCESSION AND COMMERCIAL OBLIGATIONS (BRILL, 2006).
Cited as authoritative in Mortimer Offshore Servs. Ltd. v. Fed. Rep. Germany, 05 Civ. 10699 (S.D.N.Y. Apr. 9, 2008), slip op. at 2, aff’d, 615 F.3d 97 (2010), cert. denied, 131 S.Ct. 1502 (2011).
Law Review Articles
State Incapacity and Sovereign Immunity in International Arbitration, SINGAPORE ACADEMY OF LAW JOURNAL, SPECIAL ISSUE ON ARBITRATION, (forthcoming, 2014) (with I. Entchev).
Finality & Justice in ICSID Annulments, 31 BERKELEY J. INT’L L. 263 (2013).
Making International Law Without Agreeing What It Is, 10 WASH. U. GLOBAL STUDIES L. REV. 1 (2011).
Why New States Accept Old Obligations, 2011 U. ILL. L. REV. 1 (2011).
Shaping an Obama Doctrine of Preemptive Force, 82 TEMPLE L. REV. 737 (2010) (with E. Valaitis, Statistics Professor, American University).
Reasons, Reasoning and Reasonableness, 32 SUFFOLK TRANSNATIONAL L. REV. 409 (2009) (with R. Trisotto, NYLS J.D., 2009).
The Universal Declaration of Human Rights at Sixty: Is it Still Right for the United States?, 41 CORNELL J. INT’L L. 251 (2008).
Renegotiating the Odious Debt Doctrine, 70 L. & CONTEMP. PROBS. 7 (2007).
Cited as authoritative in Mortimer Offshore Servs., Ltd. v. Fed. Rep. Germany, 08-1783-cv, 615 F.3d 110, n. 12 (2d Cir. 2010), cert. denied, 131 S.Ct. 1502 (2011); Iraq v. Beaty & Simon, 07-1090, Resp. Br. at 54 (U.S. Supreme Court, Mar. 18, 2009).
Precedent and Control in Investment Treaty Arbitration, 30 FORD. J. INT’L L. 1014 (2007), republished 5:3 TRANSNAT’L DISPUTE MGMT. (May, 2008).
Power, Norms and International Intellectual Property Law, 28 MICH. J. INT’L L. 109 (2006).
Power, Authority and International Investment Law, 20 AM. U. INT’L L. REV. 465 (2005).
The Central Case Approach to Human Rights, 13 PAC. RIM L. & POL’Y 257 (2004).
Book Chapters, Essays & Other Publications
Cheng, T., and Bento, L., How the Downing of Malaysia Airlines MH17 Could Play Out in Court, Huffington Post (World Post), July 22, 2014.
Testing Urbaser’s Approach To The Availability of Local Remedies, 15 Journal of World Investment & Trade 285 (2014) (with R. Trisotto).
Getting the Deal Through (United States Chapter) – Investment Treaty Arbitration 2014, Law Business Research Ltd., (November, 2013) (with D. Orta and J. Peck).
Recovery of Fees and Costs, in INTERNATIONAL ARBITRATION IN THE UNITED STATES (Kluwer Law International, forthcoming, 2014) (with R. Rana).
A Workaround The Most Favored Nation Clause Dispute, 29 ICSID REVIEW, (forthcoming, 2014) (with R. Trisotto).
Should Syria Honor Assad-Era Debt. 8 Yale J. Int'l Affairs 126 (2013) (with L. Bento).
Understanding the Unique Features of International Arbitration, Winter 2013 QUINN EMANUEL ARBITRATION TRENDS, 1 (with L. Bento).
Practical Measures to Control Annulments in Investor-State Arbitration Awards, 248 N.Y.L.J. S8 (November, 26, 2012) (with L. Bento).
Book Review: ‘Armed Attack’ and Article 51 of the UN Charter: Evolutions in Customary Law and Practice, Extraterritorial Use of Force Against Non-state Actors., 106 AM. J. INT’L L. 710 (2012).
Book Review: Informal International Lawmaking: Legality and Normativity, Opinio Juris blog (October, 2012).
106 AM. SOC’Y INT’L L. PROC. (T. Cheng et al eds., 2012).
Various Essays, Roundtable Discussion of When International Law Works, Opinio Juris blog (March, 2012).
Various Essays, ASIL Cables (March 2012).
International Arbitration, in JUDICIAL BENCHBOOK ON INTERNATIONAL LAW (D. Amann ed., ASIL, forthcoming 2012).
Positivism, New Haven Jurisprudence and the Fragmentation of International Law, in NEW DIRECTIONS IN INTERNATIONAL ECONOMIC LAW 411 (T. Weiler ed., 2011).
Preface, in TRANSNATIONAL DISPUTE MANAGEMENT SPECIAL EDITION: INTERNATIONAL ARBITRATION IN CHINA (T. Cheng & P. Thorp eds., 2011).
Developing Narratives in Investment Treaty Arbitration, 9 SANTA CLARA J. INT’L L. 215 (2011).
Reconsidering ICSID Awards, Kluwer Arbitration Blog (May 11, 2011).
Law on Loan: Legal Reconstruction after Armed Conflict, in CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY IN ZONES OF CONFLICT (N. Turner ed., 2010/2011).
International Mediation, Arbitration, and Innovation, 5 CONTEMPORARY ISSUES IN INTERNATIONAL ARBITRATION AND MEDIATION 434 (A. Rovine ed. 2010).
State Succession and Commercial Obligations: Reflections on Kosovo, in LOOKING TO THE FUTURE: ESSAYS IN HONOR OF W. MICHAEL REISMAN 675 (M. Arsanjani et al. eds. 2010).
Remarks, "Consent and the Jurisdiction of Investment Arbitrations", in INVESTMENT TREATY ARBITRATION AND INTERNATIONAL LAW 85 (I. Laird & T. Weiler eds., 2010).
Reflections on Culture Med-Arb, 4 CONTEMPORARY ISSUES IN INTERNATIONAL ARBITRATION AND MEDIATION 421 (A. Rovine ed. 2010).
Is Investment Treaty Arbitration Undertheorized?, Kluwerarbitrationblog (Apr. 16, 2010).
A Renaissance Career in International Law, in ASIL, in CAREERS IN INTERNATIONAL LAW 7 (2009-2010 ed.).
The Idea of Law, 103 PROC. AM. SOC’Y INT’L L. 113 (2009).
New Tools for an Old Quest, 3 WORLD 3 MED. & ARB. REV. 121 (2009).
Some Limits in Applying Chinese Med-Arb Internationally, 2 NYBSA N.Y. DISPUTE RESOLUTION LAW. 95 (2009) (with A. Kohtio, NYLS J.D. 2009).
A Policy and Empirical Appraisal of U.S. Preemptive Self-Defense, 102 AM. SOC’Y INT’L L. PROC. 430 (2009).
What’s Reasonable Depends on Who’s Asking, 8 BALTIC Y.B. INT’L L. 382 (2008).
Commentary on “Who is Sovereign in Sovereign Debt?,” Opinio Juris blog (June 10, 2008).
The Succession of Kosovo and Minimum Public Order, Opinio Juris blog (Feb. 21, 2008).
Precedent and Control in Investment Treaty Arbitration, in INVESTMENT TREATY LAW: CURRENT ISSUES III (A. Bjorklund et al. eds., BIICL, 2009), revising 30 FORD. J INT’L L. 1014 (2007).
Reframing Iran: A View from the Field (2007) (with P. Huntington and G. Billard).
LAW MANUAL FOR FRONTLINE POLICING (Singapore Police Force, 2002).
HIV Surveillance: Individual Rights Versus the Common Good, 1 YALE J. HUM. RTS. 17 (2001).
• Panel of Neutrals, Kuala Lumpur Regional Centre for Arbitration
(KLRCA), 2013 – present.
• Panel of Neutrals, Shenzhen Court of International Arbitration (SCIA),
2012 – present.
• Panel of Neutrals, American Arbitration Association (AAA), 2012-
• Panel of Neutrals, Singapore International Arbitration Centre (SIAC),
• Panel of Neutrals, International Centre for Settlement of Investment
Disputes (ICDR), 2009-present.
• Panel of Neutrals, Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre (HKIAC),
• Panel of Neutrals, The International Institute for Conflict Prevention &
Resolution (CPR), 2009-present.
Learned Societies and Professional Associations
• College of Commercial Arbitrators
o Fellow: 2014-present.
• American Society of International Law
o Executive Council: 2010-2013; Chair Awards Committee: 2011;
Co-chair Annual Meeting: 2011; Chair Awards Committee: 2011.
• American Law Institute
o Elected Member: 2009-present, Members Consultative Committee
on Restatement on International Commercial Arbitration,
2009-present; Members Consultative Committee on Principles of
World Trade Organization Law, 2009-present).
• American Bar Association
o Steering Committee, Arbitration, 2012-present.
o International Law Section, 2009-present.
• American Bar Foundation
o Fellow: 2011-present.
• Institute for Transnational Arbitration
o Executive Committee, 2011; Co-chair, Dallas Meeting, 2011,
Academic Council: 2008-present.
• Foreign Policy Association
o Honorary Fellow:, 2007-present.
• New York State Bar Association
o Special Counsel, Special Committee on Legal Competency,
• New York City Bar Association
o International Law Committee, 2003-2006; UN Committee,
2003-2006; Standing Committee on International Dispute
Resolution, 2006-2009, 2013-present.
• International Arbitration Club of New York
o Founding Member, 2010-present.
• New York International Arbitration Center
o Program Committee, 2013-present.