Private International Law

Arbitral Tribunal Denies Jurisdiction in Achmea B.V. v. The Slovak Republic (May 20, 2014)

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Emily MacKenzie

On May 20, 2014, an arbitral tribunal (the Tribunal) convened under the terms of a bilateral investment treaty between the Kingdom of the Netherlands and the Czech and Slovak Republic (the Treaty),

The Protection of Individual and Collective Rights in Investment Treaty Arbitration

June 17, 2014 Investor-State dispute settlement (ISDS) plays a controversial role when it comes to the protection of rights. Questions have been raised about the ability of ISDS to safeguard individual interests, particularly human rights. The effect of ISDS on sustainable development, including the protection of collective rights (such as environmental and labor standards, and consumer protection), has also come to the fore as a crucial sticking point in the negotiations over the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP).

Tribunal Establishes Initial Procedures for Review of Mass Bondholder Claims against Argentina

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17
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16
Author: 
Ronald J. Bettauer
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The Russian Federation Joins the OECD Convention Against Bribery

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16
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19
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Andy Spalding
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P.R.I.M.E. Finance: The Role and Function of the New Arbitral Institution for the Settlement of Financial Disputes in The Hague

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16
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3
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Dr. Eric De Brabandere
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Investment Arbitration Panel Upholds Jurisdiction to Hear Mass Bondholder Claims against Argentina

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15
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30
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Karen Halverson Cross
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