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Renegotiation of Existing BITs by the Netherlands May Directly Affect Current Investments
In response to public criticism of existing BITs and to implement its new sustainable trade and investment policy, the Dutch government sought to replace its 2004 model BIT
16 Sep 2019
NAFTA 2.0 To Bring Major Changes To Investor-State Dispute Settlement
The North American Free Trade Agreement ("NAFTA") enables Canadian, Mexican, and U.S. investors to bring arbitrations against the Canadian, Mexican, and U.S. governments for violations of the treaty
United States
23 Oct 2018
Restructuring Recommended After CJEU Decision On Intra-EU Bilateral Investment Treaties
On March 6, 2018, the Court of Justice of the European Union ("CJEU") issued a judgment in the Achmea v. Slovakia case on whether the investor–state ...
European Union
26 Mar 2018
Tanzania Overhauls Mining Laws, Fines Investor US$190 Billion: Is Your Investment Protected?
Hoping to increase the nation's revenue from natural resources, the Tanzanian government is introducing a number of increasingly drastic reforms to the mining industry.
9 Aug 2017
Investors In Southern African Development Community Stripped Of International Treaty Protections
The Protocol permits foreign investors to initiate binding international arbitration proceedings directly against member states, which may result in enforceable damages awards.
South Africa
24 Mar 2017
U.S. Supreme Court To Resolve Service Of Process By Mail Under The Hague Convention
Recently, the United States Supreme Court granted certiorari in a Texas state court case and will decide whether the Hague Convention allows for service by mail on defendants residing in foreign countries.
United States
9 Feb 2017
Saudi Arabia To Join Hague Conference On Private International Law: A Move Toward International Standards?
On July 25, 2016, the Saudi Arabian cabinet resolved to become a member state of the Hague Conference on Private International Law.
Saudi Arabia
6 Sep 2016
撒哈拉以南之非洲地区的经济产出正在以接近全球增长率两倍的速度扩张 这样高水平的增长使得该地区成为一块吸引外国投资的磁石,特别是
19 Jan 2016
Recent Decision On Sovereign Immunity Highlights Need For Advance Planning When Transacting With Foreign Sovereign Entities
When do commercial activities in the United States strip foreign states and state-owned entities of sovereign immunity and subject them to jurisdiction in U.S. courts?
23 Dec 2015
United States Supreme Court Gives Deference To Arbitrators In Investment Treaty Cases
On March 5, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that an appellate court erred in setting aside a US$185 million arbitral award rendered under the UNCITRAL rules.
12 Mar 2014
Protecting Foreign Investments In Sub-Saharan Africa: The Southern African Development Community And Its Protocol On Finance And Investment
The economic output of Sub-Saharan Africa has been expanding at nearly twice the global rate
United States
8 Jan 2014
Recent Developments In Suits Against Foreign Governments And Corporations Doing Business Abroad
The United States is an attractive forum for plaintiffs to challenge the actions of foreign states, due to U.S. courts' liberal discovery rules, higher damage awards, availability of class actions, and the absence of "loser pay" rules, but foreign states are generally immune from civil suits.
United States
13 May 2013
Treaty Protection For Global Patents: A Response To A Growing Problem For Multinational Pharmaceutical Companies
Patents held by multinational pharmaceutical companies are under assault in the developing world.
United States
16 Oct 2012
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