ITN June 2004

ITN June 21, 2004

In this issue: World Bank management responds to external review of WB role in extractives sector; OECD working paper looks at relationships between Investment Agreements; UN Sets Up Investment Treaty Search Engine; UNCTAD touts signing of further investment treaties in Brazil; FT: India signals that it will review foreign investment limits; ICSID sees new investment treaty case against Egypt; Arbitration lawyers offer guide to ‘navigating through investor-state arbitrations’.

ITN June 11, 2004

In This Issue: Clarification on Aboriginals and Canada’s investment treaties; Methanex arbitration proceeding; Open to the Washington public; Tribunal rejects Waste Management’s NAFTA claims; ICSID Tribunal splits sharply over question of corporate nationality; IISD releases new report on investment agreements and sustainable development.