Business Recorder | 30-Nov-2023
These directions were issued after threadbare discussion with Saudi Arabia and Qatar which are insisting on the option of international arbitration in a template of Bilateral Investment Treaty.
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.
IIED | 30-Nov-2023
To achieve the Paris Agreement’s climate goals, states must move away from fossil fuels. But investor–state dispute settlement (ISDS) — a system that enables companies to take states to international arbitration — can increase the cost of this transition.
EJIL: Talk! | 30-Nov-2023
Our frequent inability to answer even basic questions about the full universe is a salutary reminder that we know less than is ideal about investor-state dispute settlement (ISDS).
FDI Intelligence | 28-Nov-2023
Investors should prioritise treaty protections when structuring foreign investments, say lawyers.
Reuters | 27-Nov-2023
Canada’s First Quantum intends to start arbitration against Panama, the Central American nation’s trade ministry and the company said, as Panama’s top court considers annulling a copper contract that opponents call unfair.
Tribune | 24-Nov-2023
American billionaires are suing the Honduran government for blocking the creation of a libertarian city-state in the country. If they win, it will be a devastating victory for corporate colonialism over democracy.
Africa Intelligence | 24-Nov-2023
The battle over block OPL 245 between Nigeria and Italian major ENI was suspended on 16 November.
UNCTAD | 24-Nov-2023
A UNCTAD report highlights the interplay between efforts to tackle tax avoidance and protect investment, calling for accelerated reforms to align investment agreements with new global tax rules.
Global Justice Now | 24-Nov-2023
Notes from the Energy Charter Treaty Conference reveal plans for the controversial Energy Charter Treaty to expand to more oil-producing countries.

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The Australia Institute | 30-Nov-2023