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Commentary on the United Nations Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights(Edward Elgar, 2021) (editor) 

Corporate Duties to the Public (Cambridge University Press, 2019)

Understanding the Modern Company: Corporate Governance and Theory (co-editor) (Cambridge University Press, 2018)

Rethinking International Investment Governance (Columbia Center for Sustainable Investment, 2018)

Public Services and International Trade Liberalization: Human Rights and Gender Implications (Cambridge University Press, 2012),

Book Chapters and Reviews

Dodge v. Ford Rewritten in U. Rodrigues et al. (eds), Feminist Perspectives on Corporate Law (Cambridge University Press, 2021) (Forthcoming)

Sustainable Corporate Responsibility and the World Trade Organization in L. Reins et al. (eds.), Encyclopedia of Trade and the Environment (Edward Elgar, 2021) (Forthcoming)

Human Rights Provisions in International Investment Treaties and State Contracts in S. Schill et al. (eds.), Human Rights and International Investment Law (Edward Elgar, 2021) (Forthcoming)

Using Corporate Soft Law to Define Investor Responsibilities in International Investment Law in J. Ho and M. Sattorova (eds.), Investor Obligations in International Investment Law (Hart, 2020) (Forthcoming)

Corporate Purpose and Short-Termism in A. Afsharipour and M. Gelter (eds.), Research Handbook on Comparative Corporate Governance (Edward Elgar, 2020) (co-author) (Forthcoming)

Introduction in B. Choudhury and M. Petrin (eds), Understanding the CompanyCorporate Governance and Theory, 1 (Cambridge University Press, 2017) (co-author)

Epilogue – A Look to the Future in B. Choudhury and M. Petrin (eds), Understanding the Modern Company: Corporate Governance and Theory, 313 (Cambridge University Press, 2017) (co-author)

Rights of Women in T. Cottier and K.N. Schefer (eds.), Elgar Encyclopedia of International Economic Law, 653 (Edward Elgar, 2017)

Hardening Soft Law Initiatives in Business and Human Rights in J. du Plessis and C.K. Low (eds.), Corporate Governance Codes for the 21st Century: International Perspectives and Critical Analyses, 189 (Springer, 2017)

Conclusion in Barnali Choudhury and Martin Petrin (eds), Understanding the Modern Corporation (Cambridge University Press, 2018)

Rights of Women in Thomas Cottier and Krista N. Schefer, eds., The Encyclopedia of International Economic Law (Edward Elgar 2017)

Incentivizing the Pursuit of the Common Good: Incorporating Environmental and Social Goal Targets into Executive Compensation in P.E. Moyse, ed., From Economic Performance to Corporate Citizenship: The Changing Nature of Corporations and the Impact on CEO Remuneration, 65-78 (McGill University Press, 2013)

Women, Poverty and International Economic Law in Krista Schefer ed., Poverty and International Economic Law, 341-357 (Cambridge University Press, 2013).

A Call for a WTO Ministerial Decision on Trade and Human Rights in Thomas Cottier & Panagiotis Delimatsis, eds., The Prospects of International Trade Regulation: From Fragmentation to Coherence, 323-357 (Cambridge University Press, 2011) (Co-author)

Book Review,Human Rights in International Investment Law and Arbitration”, 24:2 Leiden Journal of International Law 522-526 (2011)


Investor Obligations for Human Rights, ICSID Review (2020)

International Investment Law and Non-Economic Issues, 53 Vanderbilt Journal of Transnational Law 1 (2020) (Lead Article) 

Group Company Liability (2018) 19:4 European Business Organization Law Review 771

Balancing Soft and Hard Law for Business and Human Rights (2018) 67:4 International and Comparative Law Quarterly 961

Corporate Governance that ‘Works for Everyone’: Promoting Public Policies through Corporate Governance Mechanisms (2018) 18:2 Journal of Corporate Law Studies 381 (co-author)

 Spinning Straw into Gold: Incorporating the Business and Human Rights Agenda into International Investment Agreements, (2017) 38:2 University of Pennsylvania Journal of International Law 425

Gender Diversity on Boards: Beyond Quotas, 26:1 European Business Law Review 229 (2015)

New Rationales for Women on Boards, (2014) 34:1 Oxford Journal of Legal Studies 1-32.

From Harmony to Cacophony: Aligning Corporate and Community Interests, (2014) 2013:3 Brigham Young University Law Review 101-149. [Lead article]

International Investment Law as a Global Public Good, (2013)17:2 Lewis & Clark Law Review 481-520 

Exception Provisions as a Gateway to the Incorporation of Human Rights in International Investment Law, (2011) 49 Columbia Journal of Transnational Law 670-716

Serving Two Masters: Incorporating Social Responsibility into the Corporate Paradigm, (2009) 11 University of Pennsylvania Journal of Business Law 631-674

Democratic Implications Arising from the Intersection of Investment Arbitration and Human Rights, (2009) 46 Alberta Law Review 983-1008

The Façade of Neutrality: Uncovering Gender Silences in International Trade, (2009) 15 William & Mary Journal of Women and the Law 113-159

Recapturing Public Power: Is Investment Arbitration Contributing to the Democratic Deficit?, (2008) 41 Vanderbilt Journal of Transnational Law 775-832

Determining the Appropriate Level of Deference for Domestic Court Reviews of Investor-State Arbitral Awards, (2007) 32 Queen’s Law Journal 602-640

Beyond the Alien Tort Claims Act: Alternative Approaches to Attributing Liability to Corporations for Extraterritorial Abuses, (2005) 26 Northwestern Journal of International Law and Business 43-75

Evolution or Devolution?–Defining Fair and Equitable Treatment in International Investment Law, (2005) 6 Journal of World Investment and Trade 297-320

The Search for Shade: An Analysis of Super-Priority DIP financers in Re Sulphur Corporation of Canada Ltd., (2002) 35 Canadian Bankruptcy Reporter (4th) 315-320

The Jurisdiction Within: An Analysis of Re Playdium Entertainment Corp., 14 Commercial Insolvency Reporter 52-56 (2002).


Women on Boards: New Approaches – Director’s Note, The Conference Board (October 2014) [Solicited by the Conference Board for Fortune 500 Directors of Boards of US corporations]

Submission to Ontario Securities Commission on the use of disclosure under securities law to promote women on boards (Sept. 2013)