May 2010 ITN

ITN May 2010

In this issue: Philip Morris initiates arbitration against Uruguay over new labeling requirements, taxes; German investor awarded 29 million Euros in claim against Thailand over highway concession; ICSID panel denies Ukraine’s challenge to arbitrator; Pan American Energy takes Bolivia to ICSID over nationalization of Chaco Petroleum; Ad hoc committee confirms that Kazakhstan is on the hook for US$ 125 million; American gas services firm Exterran files for arbitration against Venezuela over nationalized assets; Michigan owner and operator of busy trade route prepares to file a second NAFTA claim against Canada.