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TRC reaches final settlement with Orange Jordan
The Jordan Times | 4-Nov-2016
The Telecommunications Regulatory Commission (TRC) signed a settlement agreement with Orange Jordan, ending a dispute related to the renewal of the company’s second-generation (2G) network.
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investor-state disputes | ISDS
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World Bank ruling against Pakistan shows global economic governance is broken
The Conversation | 23-Jul-2019
Abolishing ISDS won’t solve all of the problems of global economic governance. But it seems a very good place to start.
Pakistan and World Bank Settlement of Investment Disputes – Do not pay the unfair fine; oppose the unjust decision of ICSID
ESSF | 23-Jul-2019
This is a story of the dodgy deal by a multi national company and then earning massive amount of money through a World Bank institution acting against developing countries.
South Korean Prime Minister considers abolishing ISDS
AFTINET | 22-Jul-2019
Media reports from South Korea have suggested that South Korean Prime Minister Mr. Lee Nak-Yeon is considering abolishing ISDS from Korean Trade agreements.
Australian miner sues Egyptian government over collapse of billion-dollar deal
The Age | 22-Jul-2019
Australian company planned was to mine tantulum, but seventeen years later, the company is suing the Egyptian government for potentially hundreds of millions of dollars after the military regime blocked plans.
Express Tribune | 19-Jul-2019
In the Reko Diq case registered by Tethyan Copper Company, the dollar-starved Pakistan has been slapped a penalty way beyond its reach by the World Bank-sponsored ICSID.
Nord Stream 2, EU drifting towards legal arbitration
Euractiv | 19-Jul-2019
The European Commission and the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline company are heading toward legal arbitration in their dispute, with a risk of huge fines for EU taxpayers.