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 | 16-Jan-2019
En mai, le Cirdi a débouté Veolia mais le groupe français assure vouloir poursuivre son action au Caire afin que sa filiale puisse être dûment indemnisée.
Daily News Egypt | 7-Jan-2019
Compensation of partners to stop pumping of gas to Damietta LNG Plant with part of revenue.
Argentina Mejor Sin TLC | 28-Dec-2018
El Tratado mantiene amplios derechos para los inversores, incluidos algunos de los que usan con más frecuencia para demandar a los Estados: Trato Justo y Equitativo, la Expropiación Indirecta, el Trato Nacional y el Trato de Nación Más Favorecida.
Cambridge International Law Journal | 20-Nov-2018
A reasonable ICSID Tribunal would have followed the paths of previous arbitral decisions in determining the liability of a host state under the Full Protection and Security obligation, the Ampal Tribunal did not.
Publics.bg | 3-Sep-2018
The Spanish group will seek an agreement with the country to recover normality at the Damietta plant.
Romandie | 3-Sep-2018
Le groupe espagnol d’énergie Naturgy (ex-Gas Natural Fenosa) a annoncé avoir gagné son arbitrage devant la Banque mondiale contre l’Egypte, condamnée pour avoir coupé l’approvisionnement en gaz de son usine de liquéfaction de Damiette.
Globe Newswire | 17-Jul-2018
Russian businesswoman Marsha Lazareva has filed a notice of international arbitration with the State of Kuwait for breaching a bilateral investment treaty.
The Investor | 4-Jul-2018
South Korea is seeking to cancel a recent investor-state dispute settlement decision by an international tribunal in which the government was asked to compensate US$65 million to an Iranian company.
KBS | 11-Jun-2018
El Gobierno surcoreano ha perdido una disputa legal contra una firma iraní por la fallida adquisición de Daewoo Electronics en 2011.
Business Korea | 8-Jun-2018
The Korean government was ordered to pay about 73 billion won to an Iranian investor who filed an investor-state lawsuit, claiming that he suffered losses in the process of participating in an auction for Daewoo Electronics in 2010.

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