ITN November 2006

ITN November 24, 2006

In this issue: ICSID award against Democratic Republic of Congo annulled; ICSID arbitration over Zimbabwe land reform moving forward; International Court of Justice to hear rare diplomatic protection case; Tribunal constituted in UNCITRAL BIT case between Mittal Steel and Czech Rep; Austrian investors eye arbitration with Slovakia over failed airport deal.

ITN November 15, 2006

In this issue: US investor notifies Canada of potential arbitration over thwarted waste site; Wave of new third party submissions in Glamis Gold arbitration with USA; Italian firm resorts to arbitration over cancellation of Venezuelan energy contract; Bangladesh wrestles with various foreign investment disputes; EU Governments debate Euro Commission’s investment negotiating ideas; Canada and Peru sign bilateral investment treaty and release text; Ecuador targeted for arbitration by Spanish firm; UNCTAD offers data on entry into force of BITs; Award in Telenor v. Hungary arbitration now available on-line.

ITN November 2, 2006

In this issue: Cyprus-based companies recoup $75 Mil in BIT arbitration over Hungary airport; UK Court of Appeal to hear challenge by Ecuador to Oxy award on January 29; ICSID tribunal can hear dispute between French energy firm Total and Argentina; Mexico and Spain revise Bilateral Investment Treaty; U.S. lumber firm Merrill & Ring notifies Canada of NAFTA suit over log exports; OECD unveils latest initiative: draft principles to govern infrastructure investment; British Institute plans January event on Russia and Energy Charter.