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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

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

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

Some Thoughts On CETA

Some Thoughts On CETA
High drama this week, with CETA, the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement between Canada and the EU, first blocked by the Walloons, and then rescued following some marathon diplomacy (or ... Read More
GPC, Opinion

Ask An Expert: Paul Key QC

Ask An Expert: Paul Key QC
New Zealand born Paul Key QC, an international arbitration specialist at Essex Court Chambers in London, discusses innovation, challenges and new trends in dispute resolution.  What is your role in ... Read More
Ask An Expert, GPC

Secrets of a Global Super Court – A Second Look

Secrets of a Global Super Court - A Second Look
Regardless if you see it as being catastrophic or simply weird, for many and varied reasons, 2016 looks set to be a most memorable year. For arbitration lawyers, it could ... Read More
GPC, Opinion