EU Observer | 14-Jul-2020
Green groups have renewed their demand for the EU and member states to jointly withdraw from the controversial Energy Charter Treaty (ECT).
Council of Canadians | 13-Jul-2020
Already, Mexico’s progressive reforms have made it an ISDS target. First Majestic, a Canadian silver mining company has been threatening Mexico for the last few years, under NAFTA’s Chapter 11.
Reuters | 10-Jul-2020
Canadian miner Barrick Gold Corp said it served a dispute notice to the Papua New Guinea government over the country’s refusal to extend a mining lease in the Porgera valley.
The New Republic | 9-Jul-2020
The Energy Charter Treaty, with 53 signatories, allows energy companies to sue states that make their business unprofitable.
The Ecologist | 9-Jul-2020
Corporations are busy weaponising obscure legal instruments to sue government for their actions to save lives and jobs during the coronavirus crisis.
Tralac | 8-Jul-2020
With the growing concern over the traditional ISDS system, it is highly unlikely that the AfCFTA will include an ISDS mechanism giving investors access to go to international arbitration under conventional international tribunals.
African Law Blog | 8-Jul-2020
African states need to take a unified and proactive approach to investor-state dispute settlement (ISDS), in order to make a system that is fairer to Africa and more consistent.
The Business Times | 8-Jul-2020
The current pandemic, and the treaty claims which are likely to stem from it, are a reminder of the importance for ASEAN to be engaged in ongoing discussions at the United Nations of possible reform of the system of investment treaty arbitration.
Financial Express Bangladesh | 7-Jul-2020
Amidst the global risk of ISDS claims, it is incumbent to shed light on Bangladesh’s BIT structure and its feasibility to confront ISDS claims in the backdrop of Covid-19 regulatory space.
Hankyoreh | 7-Jul-2020
Berjaya is to receive US$104.3 million and to withdraw the notice of intent that it submitted to seek investor-state dispute settlement arbitration for a sum of US$3.42 billion.

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Council of Canadians | 13-Jul-2020
Already, Mexico’s progressive reforms have made it an ISDS target. First Majestic, a Canadian silver mining company has been threatening Mexico for the last few years, under NAFTA’s Chapter 11.
bilaterals.org | 3-Jul-2020
Entrevista con Yamina Saheb que fue la Jefa de la Unidad de Eficiencia Energética en el Secretariado del Tratado de la Carta de Energía entre 2018 y 2019.
bilaterals.org | 3-Jul-2020
Interview with Yamina Saheb, former head of unit in the Energy Charter Treaty Secretariat .
bilaterals.org | 3-Jul-2020
Interview de Yamina Saheb, ancienne responsable de l’unité efficacité énergétique au secrétariat du Traité de la Charte de l’énergie entre 2018 et 2019.
TNI | 26-Jun-2020
A golf course, free-trade agreements, and the fight for the soul of a city
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