investor-state disputes | ISDS
23-Aug-2015 Brooklyn Daily Eagle
TPP would stand above U.S. laws. That means a corporation could sue New York state if we pass a law they do not like.
20-Aug-2015 El Diario
Grandes bufetes de abogados presionan para la inclusión del ISDS en el TTIP por los suculentos beneficios que reportan los pleitos arbitrados.
Canada is appealing a potentially expensive decision from a NAFTA tribunal, arguing the tribunal "exceeded its jurisdiction" when it upheld a claim from a New Jersey concrete company, Bilcon, that it was entitled to compensatory damages.
20-Aug-2015 The Online Citizen
What TPP means for Singapore, politics and you.
TUC Congress believes that the primary purpose of TTIP is to extend corporate investor rights’ and thus adopted a position of ‘outright opposition’ to TTIP.
19-Aug-2015 The Economic Times
Indian government had decided to come out with a new framework after several multinational firms invoked bilateral investment protection agreements.
L’ISDS permet aux entreprises de traîner les gouvernements devant des tribunaux secrets privés. La facture incombera au contribuable européen.
19-Aug-2015 The News Review
The Canada-China Foreign Investment Promotion and Protection Agreement (FIPA), ratified in 2014, is a license to be unfair to Canadians.
18-Aug-2015 JD Supra
Why Argentina’s petition to vacate an wward in AWG Group Ltd v. Republic of Argentina matters for future arbitrations
Argentina filed with the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia a petition to vacate an UNCITRAL arbitration award, which could have broader implications for determining partiality of arbitrators.
15-Aug-2015 The Vancouver Sun
In his new book Gus Van Harten argues that FIPA shows that Canada can be too eager to compromise its economy, long-term, in the hope of a quick buck now.
15-Aug-2015 Investment Arbitration Reporter
As decision in Mesa v. Canada looms, investor and all three NAFTA parties weigh in on significance of Bilcon
Following Canada’s loss this March in a NAFTA dispute, Bilcon v. Canada, that decision has prompted a new round of submissions in a separate dispute, Mesa Power Group LLC v. Canada.
El Tratado de Libre Comercio que negocia la Unión Europea y Estados Unidos, conocido como TTIP por sus siglas inglesas, quiere imponer una lista cerrada de árbitros para posibles conflictos que puedan surgir entre grandes empresas y los Gobiernos implicados en el tratado.
We have been hearing news of the Pakistan government’s efforts to reach a settlement with the Tethyan Copper Company (TCC) in connection with the Reko Diq matter involving copper and gold reserves worth billions of dollars.
12-Aug-2015 Inter Press Service
The dozens of cases that were initiated against Argentina as a result of the outburst of one of its worst economic and financial crises in late 2001 became an often-quoted sad illustration of many of these shortcomings of the ISDS system.
La solicitud de Costa Rica de poner término a la demanda de Infinito Gold ante el CIADI: breves reflexiones
El pasado 24 de julio del 2015 , Costa Rica solicitó poner un término al procedimiento arbitral interpuesto por la empresa minera canadiense Infinito Gold ante el Centro Internacional de Arreglo de Disputas entre Inversionistas Extranjeros y Estados (más conocido como CIADI en español, ICSID en inglés).
11-Aug-2015 El Financiero
Una empresa canadiense de inversiones inmobiliarias iniciará un arbitraje contra México bajo el TLC. ¿El monto demandado?: 200 millones de dólares.
9-Aug-2015 South Centre
International investment agreements and Africa’s structural transformation: a perspective from South Africa
The brief describes the widening debate on the implications of international investment agreements for sustainable development and outlines the broad features of alternative policy approaches to foreign direct investment
7-Aug-2015 El País
Spain has suffered its first setback in an international arbitration process over its cuts to renewable energy subsidies.
Canadian corporations abuse investment treaties, bully governments into environmental backtrack: study
Canadian investors have exploited a controversial mechanism in international investment treaties to challenge public interest regulations in 24 different countries
6-Aug-2015 Global Arbitration Review
The owner of a Vienna bank targeted by multiple fraud investigations has lodged what is thought to be the first-ever investment treaty claim against Austria