Vattenfall v. Germany
The Swedish energy company Vattenfall brought an international arbitration claim against Germany in relation to that country's recent decision to phase out nuclear power. On May 31, 2012, this second Vattenfall case against Germany was registered at the International Centre for the Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID).
The State of Play in Vattenfall v. Germany II: Leaving the German public in the dark
Two years after Vattenfall brought Germany to international arbitration for a second time (Vattenfall II), the German public is still left out in the dark. This briefing note reviews the background to the case on Germany’s decision to phase out nuclear power and outlines its current state of play.
The German Nuclear Phase-Out Put to the Test in International Investment Arbitration? Background to the new dispute Vattenfall v. Germany (II)
The Swedish energy company Vattenfall has now followed through on its threat to bring an international arbitration claim against Germany in relation to that country's recent decision to phase out nuclear power. Damages claimed by Vattenfall could exceed €700 million.
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