Philip Morris International sent a letter to the government of Togo. It outlined how plain packaging would violate binding global and regional agreements. Togo was in no position to anger its international partners, it suggested.
The Romanian government has won a trial at World Bank’s International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes against the Swiss-based energy trader Alpiq in a case related to Hidroelectrica insolvency procedure.
El empresario peruano Dick Abanto ha presentado una demanda de arbitraje contra Venezuela ante el Centro Internacional de Arreglo de Diferencias relativas a Inversiones (Ciadi) por intervenir su empresa de telecomunicaciones en 2014, aduciendo su pertenencia a un venezolano acusado de fraude y estafa, que Abanto niega.
Many SEZs have been associated with compressions of land, labour and human rights. Investment treaties protect investments against adverse regulatory change, including in SEZs. To date, investors have brought at least 20 arbitrations to challenge diverse aspects of SEZ regimes.