Podcast on Arbitration Outcomes with Paul Reichler, Philippines’ Lead Counsel

In the first segment of their three-part discussion, CSIS Asia Maritime Transparency Initiative director Greg Poling and Paul Reichler, partner at Foley Hoag and lead counsel for the Philippines’ in its recently-concluded arbitration case against China, discuss the tribunal’s judgment on the nine-dash line, historic rights, and what makes an island.

In the second segment of their three-part discussion, AMTI director Greg Poling and Paul Reichler, partner at Foley Hoag and lead counsel for the Philippines’ in its recently-concluded arbitration case against China, discuss how the tribunal’s ruling will set precedent for other countries, as well as the judges’ findings on Mischief Reef, Scarborough Shoal, and China’s environmental destruction.

In the final segment of their three-part discussion, AMTI director Greg Poling and Paul Reichler, partner at Foley Hoag and lead counsel for the Philippines’ in its recently-concluded arbitration case against China, discuss how international pressure might bring China into compliance with the ruling, using the United States’ defiance of the International Court of Justice 30 years ago as an example.

This podcast interview as first posted on the CSIS Asia Maritime Transparency Initiative site here.

Gregory Poling

Gregory Poling

Mr. Gregory B. Poling is director of the Asia Maritime Transparency Initiative and a fellow with the Southeast Asia Program at CSIS.

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