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L’Espagne est reconnue coupable de violation du TJE au titre du TCE suite à la frustration des attentes légitimes de 9REN, un investisseur luxembourgeois dans le secteur des énergies renouvelables

9REN Holding S.À.R.L. c. le Royaume d’Espagne, Affaire CIRDI n° ARB/15/15

Un tribunal du CIRDI estime que l’Espagne a violé ses obligations au titre du TCE en ne proposant pas un taux de retour raisonnable

RREEF INFRASTRUCTURE (G.P.) LIMITED ET RREEF PAN-EUROPEAN INFRASTRUCTURE TWO LUX S.A R.L. C. LE ROYAUME D’ESPAGNE, AFFAIRE CIRDI N° ARB/13/30

L’Italie est jugée coupable suite à la modification de sa politique en matière d’énergies renouvelables dans un arbitrage intra-UE

GREENTECH ENERGY SYSTEMS A/S & ORS. C. LA RÉPUBLIQUE D’ITALIE, ARBITRAGE CCS V (2015/095)

ITN  |  octobre 18, 2018

(English) CMS v. Argentina

Désolé, cet article est seulement disponible en Anglais Américain.

ITN  |  octobre 18, 2018

(English) Continental Casualty v. Argentina

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ITN  |  octobre 18, 2018

(English) SGS v. Pakistan

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ITN  |  octobre 18, 2018

(English) Siemens v. Argentina

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ITN  |  octobre 18, 2018

(English) SGS v. Philippines

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L’Argentine condamnée à payer plus de 320 millions USD au titre de l’expropriation illégale dans une affaire impliquant des compagnies aériennes

Teinver S.A., Transportes de Cercanías S.A. et Autobuses Urbanos del Sur S.A. c. La République argentine, Affaire CIRDI n° ARB/09/1

WNC c. République tchèque : le tribunal rejette le recours en expropriation et détermine qu’il n’a aucune compétence concernant toutes les autres allégations

WNC Factoring Limited c. la République tchèque, Affaire CPA nº 2014-34

Les recours d’un investisseur espagnol contre le Costa Rica sont déclarés irrecevables

Supervisión y Control S.A. c. la République du Costa Rica, Affaire CIRDI n° ARB/12/4

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.

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.

ITN  |  janvier 14, 2013

Awards and Decisions

US$1.76 billion dollar award levied against Ecuador in dispute with Occidental; tribunal split over damages   Occidental Petroleum Corporation and Occidental Exploration and Production Company v. The Republic of Ecuador, ICSID Case No. ARB/06/11 Damon Vis-Dunbar The Republic of Ecuador has been ordered to pay US$1,769,625,000 billion in damages—the largest award to be handed down […]

ITN  |  octobre 30, 2012

Awards and Decisions

Majority declines jurisdiction in claim against Argentina over domestic litigation requirement Daimler Financial Services AG v. Argentine Republic, ICSID Case No. ARB/05/1 Damon Vis-Dunbar A claim against Argentina by a subsidiary of the German automotive firm Daimler A.G. has failed on its merits because the claimant did not first bring the dispute to court in […]

The SADC MODEL BIT Template: Investment for Sustainable Development

The South African Development Community (SADC) Model Bilateral Investment Treaty Template and Commentary was completed in June 2012 by Member States of the Community. Its completion marks the end of an 18 month process of consultations and drafting among government representatives and is intended as a guide for member states in future investment treaty negotiations.

Investment Law and Public Services: Clashes of Interests or Peaceful Coexistence?

[T]he Tribunal must balance the legitimate and reasonable expectations of the Claimants with […] [the] right to regulate the provision of a vital public service.[1] This quote from an investment arbitration tribunal highlights the relationship between international investment law and the regulation of public services. This essay illustrates areas of contention between the requirements of […]

ITN  |  septembre 23, 2010

Awards and Decisions

Argentina on the hook for breach of Fair and Equitable Treatment Suez, Sociedad General de Aguas de Barcelona S.A., and Vivendi Universal v. Argentine Republic (ICSID Case No. ARB/03/19) Lise Johnson On 30 July 2010, the ICSID tribunal in Suez, Sociedad General de Aguas de Barcelona S.A., and Vivendi Universal v. Argentina issued a decision […]

ITN  |  octobre 1, 2009

Chevron launches investment-treaty claim against Ecuador

By Damon Vis-Dunbar 2 October 2009 Correction: The original headline in this article stated that Chevron Corporation alleges a denial of justice on the part of Ecuador. Chevron explains that this is incorrect. While Chevron claims that Ecuador « abuses the criminal justice system », its notice of arbitration does not assert a denial of justice. The world’s second […]

Duke Energy Electroquil Partners and Electroquil SA v Ecuador: Ecuador found liable for breaches of power purchase agreements and investment treaty

By Damon Vis-Dunbar 29 August 2008 The electricity provider Electroquil SA has been awarded US$ 5,578,566 plus interest stemming from several breaches of power purchase agreements (PPAs) backed by the government of Ecuador. While Ecuador was also found to have breached the Ecuador-US bilateral investment treaty, those violations did not result in additional monetary damages. […]