investment | BITs
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27-Apr-2017 The Hindu
Enormous political pressure to get the bilateral, economic treaties off the ground, say officials.
The United States has largely used BITs as a foreign policy tool to improve relationships with strategically important countries in the developing world.
24-Apr-2017 CIAR Global
El despacho White & Case LLP ha publicado un informe que revela que las instituciones arbitrales, respondiendo a la demanda de las compañías usuarias de arbitraje internacional, facilitan en su administración de arbitrajes el recurso a procedimientos abreviados y tribunales de un solo árbitro.
ISDS provisions of investment treaties, free trade and other agreements have increasingly provided an investment opportunity to make money by speculating on lawsuits.
Negotiators from the EU and the Southeast Asian country will meet for a fifth negotiating round to try to resolve the outstanding issues on the text of a planned investment protection agreement.
Trump wants to have something that can be delivered very quickly, whereas China hopes to push forward the BIT, which will set the framework in years to come.
19-Apr-2017 Prensa Latina
Los cancilleres de Argentina, Brasil, Paraguay y Uruguay firmaron un protocolo que busca promover la cooperación entre los países miembros del Mercado Común del Sur (Mercosur), informó hoy en un comunicado el Ministerio de Relaciones Exteriores.
19-Apr-2017 Economic Times
Treating intellectual property as an investment, and subjecting it to treaty arbitration, can have undesirable impact
Free trade agreements tend to treat intellectual property as an investment made by investor corporations, allowing private investment disputes to be raised against the host country.
La Chine est prête à travailler avec les Etats-Unis pour faire avancer les négociations sur le traité bilatéral d’investissement, a déclaré lundi le Premier ministre chinois.
China is prepared to raise the investment ceiling in the bilateral Investment treaty and is also willing to end the ban on U.S. beef imports.
10-Apr-2017 The Hindu
Most have expired; partners unwilling to renew them under Finance Ministry’s model draft
3-Apr-2017 Press Shia
The agreement covers a host of full and comprehensive issues in terms of encouraging and supporting investment in Iran and Japan.
Government eager for expertise and capital from electronics and machinery makers.
The law approving the termination of agreements on mutual promotion and protection of investments concluded by Romania with other Member States (Intra-EU BITs) was published in the Official Gazette.
24-Mar-2017 International Law and Litigation
Investor-state dispute settlement (ISDS) has become the most controversial form of international litigation.
As leaked by KEI
Mixed messages to investors as India quietly terminates bilateral investment treaties with 58 countries
The Government of India says it has sent notices to terminate bilateral investment treaties (BITs) with 58 countries, including 22 EU countries. It has been reported that many of these BITs will cease to apply to new investments from as early as April 2017.
15-Mar-2017 The Hindu
New Delhi says it will not result in a balanced outcome.
15-Mar-2017 Kluwer Arbitration Blog
The Romanian Parliament sent to the Romanian President for promulgation the Law allowing for the termination of the Bilateral Investment Treaties between Romania and other Member States of the European Union.
7-Mar-2017 Kluwer Arbitration Blog
After 15 years of absence in this type of negotiations and several claims the country faced since the economic and financial crisis of 2001, Argentina sat again in the BIT negotiation table.