International mining companies are lobbying Kabila not to sign the new code, saying the proposed changes would discourage investment and violate existing agreements. Randgold has threatened to challenge the law through international arbitration.
International mining companies, which include Randgold, Glencore and China Molybdenum, have said they will challenge the new law through international arbitration, and are lobbying Kabila not to sign it.
Pursuant to the ruling of an Irish court, Airbus A320 of Congo Airways, RDC’s new national airline company, is blocked at Dublin airport. The Congolese authorities are not excluding the hypothesis of “vulture fund subterfuge”.
La juridiction irlandaise a été saisie le 19 août par la société américaine Miminco LLC et par deux Américains. En cause : une créance d’État impayée de 10 millions d’euros à la suite d’une procédure arbitrale devant le CIRDI.
Hungary has filed to annul an award of some EUR 73 million, before interest, to French food voucher company Sodexo, granted in an arbitration ruling by the World Bankʼs International Center for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID), state news agency MTI reported, citing case information on ICSIDʼs website.
Qatar International Court and Dispute Resolution Center (QICDRC) on Sunday entered into a pact with a World Bank body as part of plans to enhance its profile in the global judicial system and establish itself as a hub for dispute resolution.
Un material audiovisual imperdible realizado por la televisión pública alemana a propósito de un tema clave en medio de la discusión del TPP-11: de qué manera las transnacionales demandan a los estados cuando sus políticas públicas pueden afectar sus expectativas de ganancia
The EU wants to replace traditional party-appointed arbitrators with a two-tiered investment tribunal system comprised by a roster of members selected by the state parties on the treaty. This essay argues that the creation of the multilateral investment court needs to follow democratic principles in order to be legitimate.
Three investment cases brought against Bangladesh to the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes by foreign investors largely curved the regulatory powers of Bangladesh for public purposes.