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Brill acquires Journal of World Investment & Trade

Leiden - 29 August 2011
Brill, the international scholarly publisher, is proud to announce that from 2012 it will be the publisher of the Journal of World Investment & Trade. Founded in 2000 by Werner Publishing (Geneva) the journal has established itself as one the leading journals in the field of international investment law and dispute settlement. Brill will publish the journal from January 2012 under its international law imprint Martinus Nijhoff Publishers. As a new service to its subscribers, the journal will offer online access both to current content and all the backvolumes. Dr. Jacques Werner will continue in his role as the managing editor of the journal, thus assuring a smooth transition as well as continuity in the editorial policy and quality.

Hans van der Meij (Publishing Director International Law at Brill) comments: “We are extremely pleased to have been able to acquire this prestigious journal in the field of international trade and investment law. It’s a perfect fit for our portfolio.”
Jacques Werner (Managing Director Werner Publishing) added: “I was looking for a good home for my journal, a publisher with the will and capacity to build on its reputation. I am very pleased to stay involved as the journal’s managing editor”.
For ordering 2012 subscriptions, please contact Brill at [email protected]. For questions about subscriptions and renewals please contact [email protected], or for the Americas, [email protected].

Founded in 1683 in Leiden, the Netherlands, BRILL is a leading international academic publisher in the fields of Ancient Near East and Egypt; Middle East and Islamic Studies; Asian Studies (incl. Hotei imprint and Global Oriental imprint); Classical Studies; Medieval and Early Modern Studies; contemporary History and History of War studies; Biblical and Religious Studies; Slavic Studies; Language & Linguistics; Biology; Science (VSP imprint); Human Rights and International Law (Martinus Nijhoff imprint). With offices in Leiden and Boston (MA), BRILL today publishes more than 150 journals and around 600 new books and reference works each year. In principle all publications are made available in both print and electronic form. Under the imprint of IDC Publishers a large number of research collections are marketed in the academic fields named above. Key customers are academic and research institutions, libraries, and scholars. BRILL is a publicly traded company and listed on Euronext Amsterdam NV. For further information please visit

Werner Publishing
Founded in 1985, Werner Publishing has in two decades created and/or regenerated leading journals in the field of international law and economics, such as the Journal of World Trade, the Journal of International Arbitration, World Competition, World Trade and Arbitration Materials and the Journal of World Intellectual Property. Launched in 2000, the Journal of World Investment and Trade was its most recent creation. For more information:

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