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The United Nations has recently reached a historic agreement on environmental protection known as the High Seas Treaty. Meriam Al-Rashid and Kate Johnston of Eversheds Sutherland consider its key provisions and compare it with another important environmental treaty covering Latin America.
03 May 2023
UPDATED: A US investor has launched a US$20 billion NAFTA legacy claim against Canada over the refusal to approve a liquified natural gas facility on environmental grounds.
10 March 2023
Catherine Amirfar and Annette Magnusson are to chair a high-level ICCA panel that will develop and promote a draft annex on conciliation of disputes for the Paris Agreement and its parent treaty, the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change.
24 February 2023
Italian power utility Edison has paid nearly €92 million to Belgian chemicals group Solvay to satisfy an ICC award that held it liable for breaching environmental representations and warranties relating to a two-decade old M&A.
15 February 2023
Guillermo Garcia-Perrote and Ella Wisniewski of Herbert Smith Freehills in Australia consider the politics and unintended consequences of the recent exodus of European states from the Energy Charter Treaty and ask what it means for the transition from fossil fuel.
15 November 2022
Germany’s ruling coalition has decided to withdraw the country from the Energy Charter Treaty, while saying it will ratify the EU-Canada trade agreement known as CETA.
11 November 2022
Ecuador has appealed to the Dutch Supreme Court to challenge an investment treaty award that held the state liable for a denial of justice in a US$9.5 billion environmental dispute with US oil company Chevron.
11 October 2022
A Chinese mining company that says it lost control over a gold and silver project in Ecuador after it was invaded by activists has made good on its threat to file an investment treaty claim.
06 October 2022
A panel at GAR Live Energy Disputes in Edinburgh considered the increasingly volatile global energy market resulting from the war in Ukraine, including the resurgence of fossil fuel and potential investment treaty claims.
29 September 2022
EXCLUSIVE: GAR unpacks how Italy’s decision to ban offshore drilling near its coastline led to the state being ordered to pay more than €190 million plus interest to a UK company for breaching the Energy Charter Treaty.
26 August 2022
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