ITN January 2005

ITN January 21, 2005

In this issue: Slovakia ordered to pay $800 million+ claim by ICSID tribunal; next move unclear; Zimbabwe facing treaty claims arising out of land reform programme; Tribunal rules in Jordan dispute, rejects extension of MFN to cover procedural issues; Second Canadian court declines to overturn NAFTA Feldman v. Mexico decision; Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives publishes list of NAFTA cases.

ITN January 10, 2005

In this issue: BIICL, IISD and RIIA to discuss model investment treaty for sustainable development; China reportedly postpones trilateral investment deal with Japan and South Korea; Canadian court to hear constitutional challenge to NAFTA Chapter 11; Stockholm Arbitration Institute planning conference on Energy Charter Treaty; Case commentary published by chief counsel in first Energy Charter Treaty case; Mexican firm, Cemex, reportedly settles ICSID case with Indonesia.