Investor-State Taskforce

Tony Nguyen on Vietnam and the Singapore Convention, and UNCITRAL mediation webinar now available

Tony Nguyen on Vietnam and the Singapore Convention, and UNCITRAL mediation webinar now available
This week has seen some excellent webinars, including Tony Nguyen's presentation on Vietnam and the Singapore Convention on Mediation on Wednesday, and an UNCITRAL WGIII session on mediation and its ... Read More

Harvard Investor-State Mediation Report

Harvard Investor-State Mediation Report
IMI was a delegate at the 2019 ISDS Mediation Colloquium at Harvard University last December, convened by Wolf von Kumberg, IDR Managing Director, former IMI Board Chair and current IMI ... Read More

Upcoming Investor-State Mediation Events

Upcoming Investor-State Mediation Events
Two fantastic events on investor-state mediation are taking place online shortly, including an IMI-SIMI 'Expert Roundtable' convened by Wolf von Kumberg, and a UNCITRAL webinar aimed at demystifying the use ... Read More

Leadership changes – IMI Board and Investor-State Taskforce

Leadership changes - IMI Board and Investor-State Taskforce
Pierrick LeGoff steps in as Deborah Masucci departs from her role as IMI Board Chair After joining the IMI Board in 2012 and overseeing its activities as Board Co-Chair for ... Read More

COVID-19 and Mediation of Investor-State disputes: A way forward

COVID-19 and Mediation of Investor-State disputes: A way forward
Host states vulnerable to claims by foreign companies for obstructing business and investment with new public health regulations that aim to 'flatten the curve' on Covid-19 and protect community wellbeing ... Read More

Wolf von Kumberg on ISDS and the Singapore Convention

Wolf von Kumberg on ISDS and the Singapore Convention
Yesterday Wolf von Kumberg gave a presentation on investor-state disputes in the new era of the Singapore Convention, followed by a Q&A session. Watch the video below, download a summary ... Read More

IMI’s Investor-State Taskforce gains recognition

IMI's Investor-State Taskforce gains recognition
The work of IMI's investor-state taskforce has continued to make in-roads, collaborating with the International Energy Charter, UNCITRAL, and ICSID. Most recently, the Energy Charter's Model Instrument, supported by IMI, ... Read More

ICSID’s Role in Advancing Investor-State Mediation

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IMI's Investor-State Taskforce has received significant support from ICSID, the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes. In this article, ICSID Senior Legal Counsel Frauke Nitschke details how ICSID is ... Read More

Update: New Public Consultation On Shaping European Investment Dispute Resolution Policy

Update: New Public Consultation On Shaping European Investment Dispute Resolution Policy
The European Commission (EC) has launched a new public consultation on the EU's investment dispute resolution policy along with the options for multilateral reform, including the possible establishment of a ... Read More

Invitation to Comment: European Commission Investment Dispute Resolution Policy

Invitation to Comment: European Commission Investment Dispute Resolution Policy
Comments Period ends 15 March 2017 This is to invite members of the Mediation, Conflict Management and Dispute Resolution Community to participate in the European Commission (EC) consultation on investment ... Read More

Investor-State Mediation: Not Whether, Or Even When, But How

Investor-State Mediation: Not Whether, Or Even When, But How
It has long been suggested that public bodies are antagonistic to negotiating settlements with private investors. The supposed, underlying rationale is that government officials are reluctant to be seen as ... Read More

New Competency Criteria for Investor-State Mediators

New Competency Criteria for Investor-State Mediators
Investor-state disputes are constantly changing, as are the ways they are being resolved. While arbitration is well known in the area of investor-state disputes, mediation is also beginning to gain ... Read More