ITN Newsletter, September 1, 2008

ITN September 2008

In this issue: Duke Energy International Peru Investments No. 1 Ltd. v. Republic of Peru: Foreign investors in Peru are guaranteed tax stability; Duke Energy Electroquil Partners and Electroquil SA v Ecuador: Ecuador found liable for breaches of power purchase agreements and investment treaty; Trans-Global Petroleum Inc. v. Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan: First Application of ICSID Arbitration Rule 41(5); A case for an international investment court; Ecuador threatens cancellation of oilcontracts unless ICSID nixed as arbitration forum; Tribunal declines jurisdiction in African Holding Company of America, INC et Société Africaine de construction au Congo SARL (S. AFRICA) v. République Démocratique du Congo; South American alternative to ICSID in the works as governments create an energy treaty; An interview with Alejandro Faya-Rodriguez senior legal advisor Mexican Ministry of Economy