Published texts reveal minor edits to the ISDS clause in the United States–South Korea FTA

The United States and South Korea have renegotiated investment provisions in their FTA (KORUS FTA). According to texts published on September 3, 2018 by the Korean government, the revised agreement includes minor edits to the ISDS mechanism, adding clauses to prevent the abuse of investment arbitration by multinational companies and to safeguard states’ right to regulate.