State succession

Singapore High Court overturns Tribunal’s Award on Jurisdiction in Investor-State Arbitration

The Singapore High Court recently ruled in favour of the Government of Laos in a challenge to the jurisdiction of an arbitral tribunal hearing a claim involving a Macanese company, under the PRC-Laos bilateral investment treaty. This case represents one … Continue reading

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Cutting through the politics of the Scottish Independence Referendum: The International Law Implications of Independence Audio Webinar

As Scotland is poised to decide on its future, a number of questions remain unexplored and unresolved in the politics of the Referendum debate. In our July 2014 webinar, “Cutting through the politics of the Scottish Independence Referendum: The International … Continue reading

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Panel speaks on international and private law implications of the creation of new States

With the question of independence on the agenda in Scotland and Kurdistan to name only two, the possible creation of new states has potentially significant ramifications for business, and particularly investments, risk assessments and contracts. Today a panel comprised of … Continue reading

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