On February 1, 2011, the Seabed Disputes Chamber of the International Tribunal on the Law of the Sea (ITLOS) issued an advisory opinion in Case No. 17, Responsibilities and Obligations of States Sponsoring Persons and Entities with Respect to Activities in the Area (Case No. 17).
"Advisory Opinion On Responsibilty And Liability For International Seabed Mining (ITLOS Case No. 17) And The Future Of NGO Participation In The International Legal Process,"
ILSA Journal of International & Comparative Law: Vol. 19
, Article 9.
Available at: http://nsuworks.nova.edu/ilsajournal/vol19/iss2/9