PSI | 8-May-2024
After a decade long struggle by PSI and affiliates against trade rules that put corporate profits before people, victory is in sight!
AFTINET | 14-Mar-2024
Some international trade agreements allow foreign investors to sue the Australian government if a change in law or policy reduces their profits, even if the change protects public health or the environment.
Stockhead | 12-Feb-2024
Indiana Resources is closer to recovering its historical sunk investment for the unlawful expropriation of the Ntaka Hill nickel sulphide project after the ICSID struck out most of Tanzania’s grounds for requesting the annulment of the award.
Morning Star | 3-Jan-2024
Panthera, a gold exploration company with assets in India, said that its subsidiary Indo Gold Pty Ltd had issued a notice of dispute to the Indian government over the latter’s breach of the 1999 Australia-India bilateral investment treaty.
The Citizen | 29-Dec-2023
Tanzania has made a commitment to pay Australian mining firm Indiana Resources Limited and its subsidiaries $118 million if the country loses in the final decision of the annulment application.
The Australia Institute | 30-Nov-2023
Clive Palmer’s controversial legal strategies challenge Australia’s trade agreements and environmental laws, and have profound implications for global climate action.
Verfassungsblog | 22-Nov-2023
Australia is confronted with three multi-billion dollar investment treaty claims from a mining company, which serves as another illustration of how the international investment protection system poses a threat to an urgent and just energy transition.
AFTINET | 14-Nov-2023
Billionaire Clive Palmer is using the Investor-State Dispute Settlement mechanism against Australia because the permits for a coal mining project were refused for environmental reasons, including their contribution to increased carbon emissions.
Inter Press Service | 2-Nov-2023
Governments the world over are worried about investor-state dispute settlement (ISDS) rules. These allow foreign investors to sue them for billions over new laws or policies reducing their profits.
Watson Farley & Williams | 30-Oct-2023
On 21 August 2023, ASEAN, Australia, and New Zealand brought several amendments, improvements and additions to their longstanding free trade agreement known as AANZFTA