Tag Archives: Investor-State dispute resolution
UN General Assembly formally adopts Convention on Transparency in Treaty-based Investor State Arbitration
The UN General Assembly formally adopted the Convention on Transparency in Treaty-based Investor-State Arbitration (the Transparency Convention) on 10 December 2014. The Transparency Convention makes it easier for States to apply the UNCITRAL Rules on Transparency in Treaty-based Investor-State Arbitration … Continue reading
On 17 November 2014, Chinese President Xi Jinping and Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott announced that Australia and China had concluded a free trade agreement that has been under negotiation since April 2005. The agreement will now be prepared in … Continue reading
With the increase of global commerce, it also becomes increasingly important to provide for effective and quick dispute resolution mechanisms across state borders. A number of developments in international law recognise this trend and seek to address it. These developments … Continue reading
Long-awaited EU-Canada trade agreement agreed – a blueprint to set the standard for future investment protection?
On Friday 26 September, after five years of negotiations, the EU and Canada agreed in principle to a text for the Comprehensive Economic Trade Agreement (CETA). It is certainly comprehensive, running to 1,500 pages. It is the first such agreement … Continue reading