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Latin American states form alliance to tackle investment treaties

Source: SUNS Guayaquil, Ecuador, 23 Apr (Meena Raman) – South American governments have formed a new alliance to fight back against the increasing lawsuits taken against them by transnational companies under bilateral investment treaties. The alliance, known as “the Conference … Continue reading

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PRESS RELEASE-Number of international investment disputes mushroomed in 2012, UNCTAD reports

Source: UNCTAD Geneva, Switzerland, (10 April 2013) The number of investment disputes brought to international arbitration reached a new peak in 2012, amplifying the need for public debate about the efficacy of the investor–State dispute settlement (ISDS) mechanism and ways … Continue reading

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