The world’s worst judicial system?
Source: Southcentre.org SOUTHNEWS No. 36, 30 July 2013 SOUTHNEWS is a service of the South Centre to provide information and news on topical issues from a South perspective. Visit the South Centre’s website: www.southcentre.org. More countries are realising how they are at the losing end of a biased arbitration system that is loaded against them in investment …
Cost allocation in investment arbitration: Back toward diversification
Source: Vcc.columbia.edu Columbia FDI Perspectives Perspectives on topical foreign direct investment issues by the Vale Columbia Center on Sustainable International Investment Cost allocation in investment arbitration: Back toward diversification by Baiju S. Vasani and Anastasiya Ugale* In 2006, the Thunderbird tribunal, operating under the UNCITRAL Arbitration Rules, called for the harmonization of cost-allocation approaches in commercial and …
Criticism of the million-dollar compensation by the Mexican government to multinational company, Abengoa
Source: Ecologistasenaccion.org June 21, 2013 A collection of ecological and social action groups – Ecologistas en Acción, l’Observatori del Deute en la Globalització (ODG), el Col-lectiu Respostes a les Empreses Transnacionals (RETS) y Enginyeria Sense Fronteres (ESF) – have rejected the decision of the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) to compensate the Spanish …