ITN October 2005

ITN October 26, 2005

In this issue: Re-branding this newsletter; Correction: Glamis Gold and mining permits; Romania prevails in BIT arbitration with US investors over privatized steelworks; Argentina moves to annul award in dispute with CMS Company over financial crisis; Belize dodges water suit with UK firm, but arbitration still an option in Tanzania; Euro Commission takes three states to Euro Court of Justice over BITs; UNESCO adopts cultural diversity treaty as legal and policy implications are debated; Canadian Govt responds to demands for human rights monitoring of companies.

ITN October 4, 2005

In this issue: A correction on Prof. James Crawford’s role in the Eureko v. Poland arbitration; Tribunal accepts bid by native tribe to intervene in Glamis mining arbitration; NAFTA Panel merges three arbitrations between US Govt and Canadian lumber firms; Turkish telecoms firms turn to BIT in dispute with Kazakhstan; Challenge to arbitrator still pending in Argentina dispute with UK investor; UNCTAD World Investment Report offers new info on investment treaties; Pakistan moving toward investment treaty with United States; Dutch seminar to honor IISD Senior Fellow Konrad Von Moltke.