ITN August 2007

ITN August 30, 2007

In this issue: Argentina liable for $100+ Million after expropriating Vivendi water concession; Divided ICSID panel declines jurisdiction over Philippines airport terminal case; Majority declines jurisdiction over Spanish investor’s fishing claim against Chile; Greek construction company takes Albania to ICSID over Pyramids’ crisis; Failed hotel deal in the Ukraine leads to ICSID arbitration; Canada-India investment agreement under wraps due to outstanding issues; Tribunal constituted in UNCITRAL arbitration over Czech banking dispute.

ITN August 10, 2007

In this issue: Ukraine prevails as arbitration tribunal splits over lawsuit by publisher; ICSID has jurisdiction in Energy Charter case against Georgia, as second claim arises; ANALYSIS: Tribunal’s ruling in Georgia case could resonate in Yukos-Russia dispute; ICSID tribunal rejects claims of treaty breach by Ecuador in US power case; Canadian softwood firm must pay all US legal costs associated with NAFTA claim; US investor, S&T Oil Equipment & Machinery, sues Romania over seizure of assets; Investment Treaty Forum seeks new Senior Research Fellow.