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Reading marine insurance contracts: determining the scope of cover (2019)
Journal Article
Bennett, H. (in press). Reading marine insurance contracts: determining the scope of cover. Asia Pacific Law Review,

Marine insurance-exclusions-exceptions-causation-delay-slaves The scope of cover under marine insurance policies is typically delineated by a combination of express insuring clauses that identify risks that are covered and an appreciable number of li... Read More

Forcible acts by states towards non-state actors operating in disputed waters: beyond the limits of international law? (2019)
Journal Article
Pappa, M. (2019). Forcible acts by states towards non-state actors operating in disputed waters: beyond the limits of international law?. Legal Issues Journal, 7(1),

The obligation of States to not use force against other States is well established in international law both on land and at sea. Unless authorized by the United Nations Security Council or based on self-defence, non-compliance with this rule is a bre... Read More

International energy investments and unrecognized states: opportunities and risks for private actors (2018)
Journal Article
Pappa, M., & Pereira, E. G. (in press). International energy investments and unrecognized states: opportunities and risks for private actors. 00 Journal not listed, 30, ISSN 2327-0691

The recognition of an entity as a state is pivotal in international law. Whether it be that recognition grants statehood or merely confirms a state’s legal existence, it has important implications for the concerned entity and for the entire internati... Read More

Exploration of energy resources in the deep seabed: opportunities for industry, challenges for law (2018)
Journal Article
Pappa, M. (2018). Exploration of energy resources in the deep seabed: opportunities for industry, challenges for law. International Energy Law Review, 66-74

The Continental Shelf is not the only part of the ocean where energy resources lie. The seabed extending beyond coastal states’ jurisdiction is also rich in hydrocarbons, methane hydrates, and marine genetic resources which can be used to cover the w... Read More

Private oil companies operating in contested waters and international law of the sea: a peculiar relationship (2018)
Journal Article
Pappa, M. (2018). Private oil companies operating in contested waters and international law of the sea: a peculiar relationship. Oil, Gas & Energy Law, 2018(1),

This study investigates whether non-state actors, particularly private oil companies, possess any international rights and obligations while operating in contested waters. The United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS) provides certain... Read More

Missing in action: the human eye (2016)
Book
Bassok, O. (2016). Missing in action: the human eye. In . F. Fabbrini, & V. C. Jackson (Eds.), Constitutionalism across borders in the struggle against terrorism, 283-304. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar Publishing

The growing involvement of lawyers in approving military operations, coupled with the disappearance of the soldier’s unmediated gaze of the battlefield, increase the probability for the execution of a certain kind of manifestly unlawful orders. Two d... Read More