ITN February 2007

ITN February 19, 2007

In this issue: Argentina liable for $217 Million in investment treaty arbitration with Siemens; Analysis: Argentina liable for multiple treaty breaches in Siemens case; Analysis: Tribunal rejects bid for reduced compensation on social policy grounds.

ITN February 14, 2007

In this issue: Clarification RE: Petrobart v Kyrgyzstan Energy Charter Treaty case; European mining investors mount arbitration over South African Black Empowerment; Analysis: South African arbitration may raise delicate human rights issues; US chemical firm pressing forward with NAFTA suit against Canada; Governments punt discussion of special UNCITRAL rules for investor-state disputes; Path cleared for Italian holders of Argentine bonds to sue Argentina at ICSID; China-Finland investment treaty points to new trend in Chinese BITs; British Institute to convene China investment law discussion in April.

ITN February 1, 2007

In this issue: UNCITRAL Secretariat drafts revised arbitration rules as governments gather in NY; NGOs appeal to the United Nations after UNCITRAL observer status denied; Award handed down in Turkish power project dispute at ICSID; ICJ rejects Uruguay request for provisional measures in pulp mills dispute; Canadian firm gearing up for arbitration against Czech Republic; Arbitration claims withdrawn after Estonia pays to renationalize railway; Kyrgyzstan loses appeal of an Energy Charter award in Swedish courts; Helnan v. Egypt jurisdictional ruling now available in ITN documents centre; Journal devotes issue to investment and sustainable development.