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Investor-state resolution: A snapshot of Cambodia
Kluwer Arbitration Blog | 4-Oct-2017
The year 1993 saw a significant political transition in Cambodia through the adoption of democratic principles and free market economy.
investment | BITs
investor-state disputes | ISDS
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Civil society recommendations for the investment chapter of the revised EU-Mexico FTA
S2B | 16-Feb-2018
The undersigned organisations take the position that it is advisable to break away from the fundamentally flawed and increasingly controversial ISDS system.
The EU - Indonesia CEPA negotiations
TNI | 16-Feb-2018
We call on the EU and Indonesia to use the CEPA negotiations to design an investment chapter that prioritises equitable and sustainable development.
Sacrificing sovereignty and human potential in the name of economic growth
Politheor | 15-Feb-2018
Why are countries so gripped in their quest for economic growth that they are empowering multinational corporations at the expense of their citizens?
New dawn for South African arbitration
African Law Business | 14-Feb-2018
South Africa’s new arbitration law came into force at the end of 2017. Now lawyers and clients alike will have to see if it lives up to its promises.
Golf lawsuit threatens to shut down Friends of the Earth Croatia
Friends of the Earth Europe | 13-Feb-2018
In September 2017, the investor filed a €500 million ISDS claim against the Republic of Croatia at an arbitration tribunal because the "state [had taken] away their development licences"
Investor-State Dispute Settlement: What are we trying to achieve? Does ISDS get us there?
CCSI | 12-Feb-2018
Evidence suggests that the inclusion of ISDS in investment treaties may not actually be effective, or optimally effective, while at the same time, ISDS imposes significant costs on the sustainable development objectives of states.