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On January 1, the China-Nicaragua Free Trade Agreement (FTA) entered into force. In this piece, we examine the details of the schedules of tariff concessions under the FTA, and the provisions on services trade and investment.
Various reports indicate that a Chinese-owned mining company operating in Colombia has filed a claim against the government of Colombia, arguing that the government's failure to protect its gold mine operation from violent attacks violates international investment obligations.
In a new article in the Asian Center for WTO Law & International Health Law and Policy, a Chinese legal scholar examines the issues and challenges facing China in the modernization of its international investment agreements (IIAs).
A new law review article discusses the Huawei investor-state dispute settlement (ISDS) challenge to the Swedish government's decision to ban its products from the 5G network on the basis of national security concerns. The author concludes that "it is likely that the arbitral tribunal will substantially defer
U.S. Court Rejects Nigerian Sovereign Immunity Defense in Lawsuit over Arbitration Award on Chinese Investment
In an opinion issued last week, a U.S. court ruled against Nigeria's motion to dismiss a lawsuit by a Chinese company trying to enforce an international investment arbitration award.
After protests put a halt to its mining operations, a Chinese company running a gold mine in Ecuador has brought a lawsuit against the Ecuadorian government under a China-Ecuador bilateral investment treaty.