ITN November 2004

ITN November 29, 2004

In this issue: UNCTAD Releases Data on Incidence of Investment Treaty Arbitration; US Government mounts arbitration against India over failed power plant project; Tribunal rejects NAFTA claims of US shareholder in Mexican sugar firm; US announces investment negotiations with Oman and U.A.E.; World Bank’s Global Economic Prospects report warns on investment treaties; IISD releases papers exploring investment, trade and sustainable development; US reinsurance firm mounts BIT claim against Argentina; Investor seeks annulment of ICSID award in case against United Arab Emirates; Book on Investment Rules and Sustainable Development Now Available.

ITN November 18, 2004

In this issue: Canada negotiating BITs with China, India and Peru; US-Uruguay BIT text released; new Uruguayan govt may review text; Canada, Chile announce commitment to transparency in investment arbitrations; Jilted Yukos shareholders turn to Energy Charter Treaty arbitration; South Africa signs BIT with Israel; OECD releases several secretariat papers on investment treaty rules; British Institute’s Investment Treaty Forum seeks International Economic Law Fellow; Annual Geneva Global Arbitration Forum slated for December 1-2.