November 2007

ITN November 30, 2007

In this issue: More details emerge of miner’s case against South Africa; EU envoy says Malaysian race-based affirmative action policies hindering trade talks; Argentina fails in bid to have arbitrator removed from water services arbitrations; Ecuador wants ICSID to stop presiding over mining and energy arbitrations; SGS v. Philippines case at ICSID stirs, as new case filed against Paraguay; Dutch company pursuing treaty claim against Kazakhstan; BIICL event in January to focus on domestic review of BIT awards.

ITN November 15, 2007

In this issue: ICSID registers arbitration claim in face of Bolivian objections; Belgian Appeals Court rejects Poland’s challenge to Arbitrator in Eureko case; Venezuela mining case resumes after withdrawal of two tribunal members; US persists with challenge to arbitrator in Grand River Enterprises NAFTA case; arbitrator’s human rights work assisting Native Americans in spotlight; American investors threaten NAFTA suit over Canadian taxes to income trusts; Eastern Sugar v. Czech Republic award now available on-line; Recently published articles and papers on bilateral investment treaties; British Institute to host seminar on State Responsibility and Investment Arbitration.