Traitement National

Un investisseur chypriote se voit accorder 18 millions d’euros pour expropriation et violation du traitement national et du TJE

OLIN HOLDINGS LIMITED C. L’ÉTAT DE LIBYE, AFFAIRE CCI N° 20355/MCP

Le TBI 2016 Maroc-Nigéria : Une importante contribution à la réforme des traités d’investissement

Deux pays en développement africains répondent aux critiques à l’égard du régime d’investissement. Le traité innovateur offre une protection aux investisseurs étrangers sans compromettre la capacité de l’État d’accueil à réglementer dans l’intérêt public.

La Déclaration interprétative conjointe de l’Inde pour les TBI : une tentative pour faire taire les fantômes du passé

The Government of India has proposed a Joint Interpretative Statement to its bilateral investment treaty (BIT) partners. The statement clarifies key substantive and procedural provisions, bringing them more in line with India’s new foreign investment policy.

Un tribunal rejette tous les recours d’un investisseur minier des États-Unis contre Oman

Adel A. Hamadi Al Tamimi c. Le Sultanat d’Oman, Affaire CIRDI n° ARB/11/33

The Brazilian Agreement on Cooperation and Facilitation of Investments (ACFI): A New Formula for International Investment Agreements?

(English) Since the signing of the first Agreement on Cooperation and Facilitation of Investments (ACFI) by Brazil, in March 2015, English translations of the document and analyses of its innovative aspects have been published. The hidden question is: to what extent do Brazil’s ACFIs innovate in the regulation of foreign investments?

The Brazil–Mozambique and Brazil–Angola Cooperation and Investment Facilitation Agreements (CIFAs): A Descriptive Overview

(English) Brazil and Mozambique signed on March 30, 2015 the first Cooperation and Investment Facilitation Agreement (CIFA) based on Brazil’s new model bilateral investment treaty (BIT). The second was signed on April 1, 2015 between Brazil and Angola. Unlike traditional BITs, which are geared towards investor protection, the CIFAs focus primarily on cooperation and investment facilitation. They promote amicable ways to settle disputes and propose state–state dispute settlement as a backup; notably, they do not include provisions on investor–state arbitration.

(English) UNCITRAL tribunal finds Canada’s environmental assessment breached international minimum standard of treatment and national treatment standard

(English) William Ralph Clayton, William Richard Clayton, Douglas Clayton, Daniel Clayton and Bilcon of Delaware Inc. v. Government of Canada, UNCITRAL

ITN  |  octobre 30, 2012

News in Brief

South Africa begins withdrawing from EU-member BITs South Africa has terminated its bilateral investment treaty with Belgium and Luxembourg, and intends to phase out other treaties with European countries. In a September 7th letter to Belgium’s Ambassador in Pretoria, South Africa’s Minister of International Relations denunciated the treaty, in accordance with the treaty’s termination clauses […]

ITN  |  mai 11, 2010

Michigan owner and operator of busy trade route prepares to file a second NAFTA claim against Canada

By Elizabeth Whitsitt May 11, 2010 A Notice of Intent forwarded to Canada earlier this year by US owner and operator of the Ambassador Bridge contends that the Canadian government has violated its obligations under NAFTA Chapter 11. Facilitating a significant amount of trade between the US and Canada, the Ambassador Bridge is an international […]

ITN  |  septembre 30, 2009

Claim by Turkish investor against Pakistan over highway project dismissed on the merits

By Damon Vis-Dunbar 2 October 2009 A claim by a Turkish investor against Pakistan has been dismissed on its merits after the Tribunal concluded that Pakistani government officials did not conspire in bad faith to expel the investor. The Claimant, Bayindir Insaat Turizm Ticaret Ve Sanayi A.S. was contracted to build a six-lane motorway between […]