by Dr. Richard Happ, LUTHER It has been argued that ISDS would not be necessary between developed States. ISDS would grant foreign investors additional rights and treat them better than domestic investors. That is – at least for Germany – not correct. And that is not due to an extraordinary high political risk, but due… Read More Why Investors in Germany Need Investment Protection
by Orçun Çetinkaya, Moroğlu Arseven Following the downing of a Russian jet by Turkey on 24 November 2015, Russian-Turkey relations have entered into a new phase. Russia imposed a series of economic measures and sanctions against Turkey. Turkish individuals and companies who invested in Russia where they spent decades have been negatively affected from those measures. There… Read More Russian Sanctions against Turkey and BIT Claims
EFILA and Queen Mary University are delighted to launch the new legal journal entitled European Investment Law and Arbitration Review, which will be published by Brill/Martinus Nijhoff. The Editor-in-Chief is Prof. Loukas Mistelis (QMU) and the Managing Editor is Dr. Nikos Lavranos (SG of EFILA). The journal welcomes submissions within the scope of it. The… Read More European Investment Law and Arbitration Review (EILARev) Launched
EFILA is glad to announce that Ms. Sophie Nappert’s outstanding EFILA Lecture “Escaping from Freedom? The Dilemma of An Improved ISDS Mechanism” won the 2016 GAR Awards for the best speech/lecture. Its text can be read here.