The cool reasoning of the Canadian Supreme Court does not acknowledge or reference “external” pressures or the Eli Lilly v. Canada ISDS case. However, courts do not decide cases in a vacuum. This case seems to have been decided in a pressure cooker.
Confidential documents obtained by Public Eye show that Novartis has threatened Colombia with international investment arbitration under its BIT with Switzerland to avoid the issuance of a compulsory license
El Ministerio de Finanzas entregará a la petrolera francesa Total bonos por 210 millones de dólares para finalizar el juicio que la compañía mantenía contra el país en el tribunal arbitral dependiente del Banco Mundial.
AngloGold Ashanti joined Acacia Mining in entering into arbitration over legislative changes in Tanzania which entitles the East African country’s government to renegotiate business agreements with mining firms.