Investor-State disputes have been the subject of much attention. The resolution of some disputes has given rise to significant controversy and political pushback, affecting awards and prompting the implementation of new systems for the resolution of such disputes. Any field of law undergoing such significant changes gives rise to interesting and important issues.
The subject is especially topical in the midst of the coronavirus crisis, given that measures taken by States to deal with the crisis are affecting investments directly and significantly and could give rise to substantial claims.
This newsletter is part of the firm’s efforts to contribute to our clients’ knowledge on issues affecting their international arbitration rights.