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The BIT footprints of emerging market economies in Africa: What do they portend for ISDS?
Despite debates about crisis in investment treaty arbitration, most emerging market economies are concluding BITs that provide for ISDS and emerging market multinational companies appear to welcome ISDS.
Philippines raises possibility of free trade deal with UAE
The government said it is exploring the possibility of a Free Trade Agreement (FTA) with the United Arab Emirates (UAE).
Pres. Weah signs 15 bills into law
The 15 bills include the act to ratify the Bilateral Investment Treaty with the United Arab Emirates, the investment agreement with Morocco and the ECOWAS custom code.
EU says it is open to free trade deal with GCC
EU commissioner Phil Hogan met UAE ministers to discuss the reopening free trade negotiations with the Gulf states.
UK eyes free trade agreement with GCC countries in future, UK Minister tells WAM
UK Secretary of State for International Trade, has said that the UK enjoys strong trading relations with GCC countries and is looking forward to have a free trade agreement with the bloc in the right time.
Spain loses its third millionaire arbitration award for the reduction of renewables
ICSID imposes a fine of 64.5 million euros for a claim by a fund of the state of Abu Dhabi.
Georgia discusses free trade agreement with Gulf countries
Georgia is seeking to establish a free trade agreement with the countries of the Gulf to access their markets and facilitate increased bilateral business and trade.
Costa Rica looking to UAE investments for the logistics sector
Costa Rica is trying to sign a bilateral investment treaty with the UAE.
Minefields in investment relations
The Government of India and the Government of Andhra Pradesh are facing an arbitration suit due to the cancellation of bauxite mining approvals in Visakhapatnam. This is the latest in a series of legal actions by foreign investors in the country.
UAE, China agree to complete “free trade” with Gulf states
China and the United Arab Emirates said they would expand cooperation and work toward a free trade agreement between China and the six Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries.
Canada seeks to step up UAE investment talks
Canada would like to accelerate the pace of talks with the UAE on concluding a foreign investment agreement, potentially a precursor to a fully fledged free trade deal.
Gold jewelry maker asks government for FTA with UAE
Major gold jewelry producer has asked the government to establish a free trade agreement with the United Arab Emirates to lower the country’s import tax for Indonesian jewelry.
UAE serves arbitration notice to India for failure to offer bauxite
The Indian government has been served with a notice for international arbitration by the United Arab Emirates’ Ras Al-Khaimah Investment Authority
New Zealand woos GCC states for FTA
Trade Minister Todd McClay will visit Kuwait and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to press for a conclusion to the free trade negotiations between New Zealand and the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC).
UAE, Latvia sign deal on economic cooperation
Agreement calls for boosting cooperation in trade, industry, agriculture, transport, tourism and investment.
UAE and Ethiopia sign agreement to protect and encourage investment
Addis and Abi Dhabi have signed a comprehensive agreement providing "significant incentives and privileges for foreign investment" from the United Arab Emirates in Ethiopia.
UAE firms sue India, desi co for Rs 5 lakh cr over Mumbai plots
Two UAE firms are claiming Rs 5 lakh crore ($85billion) as compensation, perhaps the highest arbitration demand in India’s history.
India, UAE agree to enhance cooperation, increase trade by 60%
India and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) today agreed to enhance their cooperation in all areas of bilateral relations and to increase their trade by 60 per cent over the next five years.
‘Hanocal may sue Korean government over sale of Hyundai Oilbank’
The Dutch company will file an ISDS application against the Korean government, should the authorities refuse to pay 183.5 billion won ($169.9 million) in tax refund.
Free trade agreement between UAE and Switzerland this year
Free Trade Agreement between Switzerland and the UAE has been signed and will be implemented from July this year, a dignitary from Switzerland said on Thursday.