ITN September 2022


  • IIAs in Singapore and the Rule of Law Promise. By Dafina Atanasova. Read
  • UNCITRAL Working Group III and the Assessment of Compensation and Damages: Thinning scope for impactful reform or an opportunity to make a difference? By Nathalie Bernasconi-Osterwalder & Josef Ostřanský. Read
  • The Hague Rules on Business and Human Rights Arbitration: What role in improving avenues for victims to access justice? By Nathalie Bernasconi-Osterwalder. Read

News in brief

  • ICSID arbitration rules amendment come into effect. Read
  • Plurilateral negotiations on investment facilitation for development agreement at WTO enter final sprint. Read
  • EC-Germany draft joint statement clarifying investment standards in CETA. Read
  • Debate over ECT’s future grows as November vote approaches. Read
  • Negotiations of the AfCFTA Investment Protocol in full swing. Read
  • UNCITRAL Working Group III—Investor–State Dispute Settlement Reform—enters crucial phase. Read

Awards and decisions

  • Tribunal upheld Colombia’s objection to jurisdiction ratione personae considering double-nationality claimants to be predominantly Colombian. Alberto Carrizosa Gelzis and others v. Colombia, PCA Case No. 2018-56 . By Thao-Ngan Ngo. Read
  • ICJ dismisses the preliminary objections over The Gambia’s claims regarding Myanmar’s violation of the Genocide Convention. Application of the Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide (The Gambia v. Myanmar), ICJ Case. By Ying Sun. Read
  • ECT tribunal upholds intra-EU treaty jurisdictional objection for the first time. Green Power K/S and SCE Solar Don Benito APS v. Kingdom of Spain, SCC Case No. V2016/135. By Anqi Wang. Read
  • Tribunal finds Romania liable for breaching Art. 10(1) of the ECT, stating that its measures impaired claimants’ investments. LSG Buildings and others v. Romania, ICSID Case No. ARB/18/19. By Raza Ali. Read