Belgium
Focus | 3-Feb-2017
The recent investment arbitral decision against the Philippines in favor of the Belgian corporation should be a wake up call on the dangers posed by free trade and investment agreements.
Manila Times | 3-Feb-2017
Orders PH govt to pay Belgian firm P0.8 billion
Le Soir | 2-Dec-2016
Selon le ministre-président wallon, le fédéral tarde à honorer un de ses engagements.
La Libre | 30-Nov-2016
La crise du mois d’octobre dernier était peut-être inutile.
La Libre | 27-Oct-2016
Et si, plus encore que politique, les obstacles qui encombrent la route à l’approbation de l’Accord économique et commercial global (Ceta) conclu entre l’Union européenne et le Canada étaient de nature juridique ?
Le Temps | 18-Oct-2016
La fonction régalienne de l’Etat souverain se heurte à la règle internationale du commerce fondée sur le respect de la parole donnée. Et les organes d’arbitrage qui tranchent les litiges ne donnent pas toujours raison aux Etats.
Politico | 29-Apr-2016
The Walloon Parliament voted against ratification of the Canada-Europe Trade Agreement (CETA). The parliament is worried about social and environmental norms and the investor-state arbitration system.
Wall Street Journal | 30-Jun-2015
For those uninitiated in the world of international arbitration, below is the primer of the issues at play in the South Korea-Lone Star Funds arbitration.
Kyunghyang Shimun | 1-Feb-2013
The Korean government is fighting a ISD suit by US based private equity fund Lone Star. The ISD suit was established through Lone Star’s paper company in Belgium and initiated through an investment treaty between Belgium and South Korea.
Kyunghyang Shimun | 1-Feb-2013
The article discusses a blunder in the Korean government in failing to include an anti-paper company clause that is now allowing companies to use the Belgium investment treaty as a backdoor for ISD suits.

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