New arbitration awards, decisions and materials posted as of 2 December 2013

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AES Corporation and Tau Power B.V. v. Republic of Kazakhstan, ICSID Case No. ARB/10/16 Antin Infrastructure Services Luxembourg S.à.r.l. and Antin Energia Termosolar B.V. v. Kingdom of Spain, ICSID Case No. ARB/13/31
  • Nov 22, 2013 Notice of Arbitration (not public)
Apotex Holdings Inc. and Apotex Inc. v. United States of America, ICSID Case No. ARB(AF)/12/1 Blue Bank International & Trust (Barbados) Ltd. v. Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela, ICSID Case No. ARB 12/20 Cemusa - Corporación Europea de Mobiliario Urbano, S.A. and Corporación Americana de Equipamientos Urbanos, S.L. v. United Mexican States, ICSID Case No. ARB(AF)/13/2 Consolidated Exploration Holdings Ltd. and others v. Kyrgyz Republic, ICSID Case No. ARB(AF)/13/1 CSP Equity Investment Sarl v. Spain Dunkeld International Investment Ltd. v. Belize (Number 1), UNCITRAL Dunkeld International Investment Ltd. v. Belize (Number 2), UNCITRAL
Infinito Gold Ltd. v. Costa Rica
Khan Resources Inc., Khan Resources B.V., and Cauc Holding Company Ltd. v. The Government of Mongolia, UNCITRAL KT Asia Investment Group B.V. v. Republic of Kazakhstan, ICSID Case No. ARB/09/8 Les Laboratoires Servier, S.A.A., Biofarma, S.A.S., Arts et Techniques du Progres S.A.S. v. Republic of Poland, UNCITRAL Lao Holdings N.V. v. Lao People’s Democratic Republic, ICSID Case No. ARB(AF)/12/6 Metal-Tech Ltd. v. Republic of Uzbekistan, ICSID Case No. ARB/10/3 Mr. Gennady Mykhailenko & United Pipe Export Company Trading Ag v. The Republic of Belarus OPIC Karimum Corporation v. The Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela, ICSID Case No. ARB/10/14 Rafat Ali Rizvi v. Republic of Indonesia, ICSID Case No. ARB/11/13 RREEF Infrastructure (G.P.) Limited and RREEF Pan-European Infrastructure Two Lux S.à r.l. v. Kingdom of Spain, ICSID Case No. ARB/13/30
  • Nov 22, 2013 Notice of Arbitration (not public)

Canada-European Union Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement 

The Canadian Government has released a "Technical Summary of Final Negotiated Outcomes: Canada-EU Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement", available on italaw here

Investment Protection and Investor-to-State Dispute Settlement in EU agreements

In November the European Commission published a Fact Sheet on investment protection, available on italaw here.

Report on Costs of Investment Protection 

A report by academics Lauge Skovgaard Poulsen, Jonathan Bonnitcha and Jason Yackee London School of Economics is skeptical of the benefits of investment protection provisions in the EU-United States.  The report is available on italaw here. In addition, a report was published on the investment protection provisions of the EU-China treaty, available on italaw here. Poulsen, Bonnitcha and Yackee have also submitted an Analytical Framework for Assessing Costs and Benefits of Investment Protection Treaties, available on italaw here.

Report: Reducing Trans-Atlantic Barriers to Trade and Investment  

The Centre for Economic Policy Research in London produced a report for the European Commission, available on italaw here. It states that "an ambitious and comprehensive transatlantic trade and investment agreement could bring significant economic gains as a whole for the EU and US". 

EU Policy Documents on italaw

italaw contains a number of EU policy documents published by the European Parliament and Council of the European Union, European Parliament’s Committee on International Trade, European Commission, and Council of the European Union that are available on italaw here

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