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The Fourteenth Investment Treaty Forum Public Conference

Do Not Pass Go: Jurisdictional and

Date: 7th May 2010

Time: Not specified

Venue: Not available

Event Details

The aim of this ITF Public Conference is to review and analyse important developments in recent cases on jurisdiction by investment treaty tribunals. These developments include illegality (Fraport), fraud (El Salvador) and other instances of an investor's misconduct. Other topics for consideration will also include piercing the corporate veil (TSA Spectrum), unmeritorious and abusive claims (Phoenix), restrictive dispute resolution provisions (old China and Soviet BITs e.g. Tza Yap Shum and Renta 4) and the ongoing debate about what type of investments should not benefit from treaty protection. The speakers will discuss how and why these restrictions have affected the jurisdiction of tribunals.

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This event is free for Investment Treaty Forum Members; however you must register to attend this event.


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