ITN Newsletter October 2008

ITN October 2008

In this issue: Plama Consortium Limited v. Republic of Bulgaria: Honesty is the best policy; US oil company passes jurisdictional hurdle in arbitration with Ecuador; Canada faces a potential lawsuit as a US investor complains of expropriation of investments in health-care facilities; Canadian lumber company fails to vacate NAFTA Chapter 11 award in US court; Dominican Republic target of potential treaty claims in toll road dispute; American investor sues Kazakhstan over oil-field dispute; An interview with Professor John Ruggie, United Nations Special Representative of the Secretary General on Business & Human Rights