ITN Newsletter March 2009

ITN March 2009

In this issue: Meg Kinnear elected as Secretary-General of ICSID; Tribunal rebuffs defense of necessity in recently published award: National Grid p.l.c. v. Argentine Republic; EU Member States reject the call to terminate intra-EU bilateral investment treaties; Canadian First Nations Chief intervenes in NAFTA Chapter 11 tobacco dispute; ICSID registers claim by Spanish investor against Argentina over airline dispute; U.S. academics urge the Obama administration to improve the international investment regime; NAFTA fifteen years later: the successes, failures and future prospects of Chapter 11; Recently published: Law and Practice of Investment Treaties: Standards and Treatment