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Protection of foreign investments in Argentina

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Overview Should a foreign investor have its assets expropriated (whether directly, or through creeping expropriation or regulatory encroachment), a qualifying investor would have claims...

New Agreement Between EU Member States: Is This the (Definite) End of Intra-EU Investment...

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For several years there has been turmoil within the EU around the potential termination of bilateral investment treaties ("BITs") concluded between EU member states,...

The Swedish Supreme Court requests a preliminary ruling from the CJEU on the validity...

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The case concerns a damage claim between a Luxembourg company and the Republic of Poland. The arbitral tribunal determined, in one separate and one...

English High Court interprets “investment” and “investor”

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In The Republic of Korea v Mohammed Reza Dayyani and others EWHC 3580 (Comm), the English High Court rejected an application by the...

Protection of foreign investments in Indonesia

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Overview Should a foreign investor have its assets expropriated (whether directly, or through creeping expropriation or regulatory encroachment), the investor may have access to claims...

Renewable energy: protection of investments through arbitration

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Investment in renewable energies is a vital part of the global strategy to address climate change. Many States provide strong support and incentives to...

Australian court enforces ICSID awards against Spain

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The Federal Court of Australia (FCA) has enforced two ICSID awards against the Kingdom of Spain (Spain) in Eiser Infrastructure Ltd v Kingdom of...

Enforcement of Intra-EU Investment Treaty Arbitration Awards in U.S. Remains Unclear After D.C. Court’s...

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In Micula v. Romania, a D.C. district court judge recently enforced an investor-state arbitration award in a case brought by nationals of a European...

Federal Republic of Germany faces third ever investor-state arbitration: Might changes to renewables regime...

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On 20 September 2019, ICSID registered a request by the Austrian construction company STRABAG SE ("Strabag") for the initiation of an ICSID arbitration proceeding (ICSID Case...

The New NAFTA – the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) Brings Future Changes to ISDS

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On September 30, 2018, the United States, Mexico and Canada (the Parties) reached an agreement to replace the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA)....