Middle East

States from the Middle East have concluded over 600 trade deals. As of end of 2015, 32 ISDS cases involving countries from the region had been registered.

Turkey has been the most active, being respondent on 11 occasions and whose investors have initiated 19 litigations.

(January 2016)

Jeune Afrique | 10-Mar-2017
L’année 2017 devrait solder l’épisode de conflit avec l’Égypte, qui confère à Veolia l’image négative d’une entreprise procédurière.
International Economic Law and Policy Blog | 8-Mar-2017
The consequence of this decision is that investors would likely be put above all other victims of terrorism and related political violence in conflict areas. That is shocking from the perspective of international justice.
Kluwer Arbitration Blog | 7-Mar-2017
After 15 years of absence in this type of negotiations and several claims the country faced since the economic and financial crisis of 2001, Argentina sat again in the BIT negotiation table.
Globes | 4-Mar-2017
The international arbitration panel ruled that Egypt failed to protect the Sinai pipeline from terrorists.
Reuters | 10-Feb-2017
Kuwaiti logistics conglomerate Agility to settle by arbitration a $380 million dispute with Iraq’s government .
LesEco | 24-Jan-2017
«Amer Group», qui devait aménager la Cité de loisirs de Tamaouanza, compte saisir le Centre international de règlement des différends sur l’investissement (CIRDI) au cas où le Maroc ne parviendrait pas à trouver une solution à l’amiable.
EFILA | 24-Jan-2017
Joining the ICSID will enhance international perceptions of Iran as a welcoming country to invest.
Mining Weekly | 16-Jan-2017
The Indian government has been served with a notice for international arbitration by the United Arab Emirates’ Ras Al-Khaimah Investment Authority
Investment Claims | 21-Dec-2016
The recent signature of the Argentina-Qatar Bilateral Investment Treaty (BIT) and the imminent signature of an Argentina-Japan BIT represent a shift in Argentina’s BIT policy.
Daily News Egypt | 16-Nov-2016
The settlement stipulates that the arbitration lawsuit has been annulled. ArcelorMittal filed this lawsuit against the Egyptian government 18 months ago before the ICSID.

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