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India - Oman to boost bilateral trade & investment
Both sides also agreed to expedite their internal procedures for signing and ratification of the Protocol amending India-Oman Double Taxation Agreement and conclusion of the India-Oman Bilateral Investment Treaty.
French-Colombian investment treaty comes into force to boost virus-battered economies
The agreement for the reciprocal promotion and protection of investments between France and Colombia has entered into force, at the time of the pandemic-related economic crisis.
India and Chile hopes to firm up bilateral investment protection deal
Official sources said both sides are looking at firming up a bilateral investment protection treaty.
Israel, UAE agree deal to boost investment in each other’s economies
Israel and the United Arab Emirates have reached a bilateral agreement that will give incentives and protection to investors who make investments in each other’s countries.
Does investor protection increase foreign direct investment? A meta‐analysis
74 studies find robust evidence that effect of international investment agreements on foreign direct investment is so small as to be considered zero.
Angola and Japan strengthen parliamentary cooperation
The two countries are negotiating the signing of a reciprocal investment protection agreement.
Nigeria seeks review of investment agreement with Canada
Nigeria’s High Commissioner to Canada has called for the review of the investment agreement between Nigeria and Canada.
Merkel announced EU plans to speed up dialogue with China on investment agreement
The European Union wants to speed up negotiations with China on an investment protection agreement, said German Chancellor Angela Merkel.
New bilateral treaties to keep tax disputes out of arbitration
India will try and keep its taxation laws out of the ambit of all Bilateral Investment Treaties (BITs) and comprehensive economic pacts that it negotiates.
Vodafone  ruling may set precedent  for other cases
Vodafone Group Plc’s big win against the Indian government could set a precedent for similar arbitration cases, including the one initiated by Cairn Energy Plc.
Chinese business wants less EU red tape
The Chinese business community in Europe would like to see less ‘red tape’ and regulatory barriers for its firms on the bloc, but is also open to the idea of offering further opportunities for EU business in China.
Taiwan president calls for investment agreement with EU
At the first-ever European Union Investment Forum held in Taiwan, President Tsai Ing-wen called for the opening of negotiations for an investment agreement with the EU.
China, EU to hold 32nd round of investment treaty negotiations
The 32nd round of China-European Union bilateral investment treaty negotiations will kick off next week.
China-Germany-EU leaders’ meeting charts course for development of ties amid COVID-19 pandemic
During the meeting, the Chinese and EU leaders stated their commitment to speeding up the negotiations of the China-EU Bilateral Investment Treaty to achieve the goal of concluding the negotiations within this year.
Shaping future UK trade policy: investment protection provisions
As the UK regains full responsibility for its trade and investment policy post-Brexit, it must seriously consider its approach to international investment protection.
Are EU-China trade relations at a crossroads?
European leaders were angry about Xinjiang camps and the Hong Kong crackdown. A long-awaited EU-China summit produced sharper rhetoric but nothing substantive as the bloc struggles to find a coherent approach to China.
Merkel says EU put pressure on China over investment agreement
European Union leaders told Chinese President Xi Jinping to speed up negotiations to conclude a China-EU investment deal.
Crucial EU-China summit faces challenges
EU aims at accelerating and concluding the negotiations on an ambitious investment agreement by the end of the year.
Hegemony 101 in international investment law
The hegemon aspirants in international investment law have already, and perhaps unwittingly, revealed their three step manual: Disguise, dismiss, divert.
5th Angola-EU ministerial meeting - Joint way forward
The terms of Angola’s accession to the EU-SADC EPA are aimed to be finalised by 2021. Both sides confirmed their intention to start exploratory discussions on an EU-Angola investment agreement.