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Sustainable Development Goals and Reactive Legal Limitations Pervade the Draft Modernised Energy Charter Treaty

European Union, Global, United Kingdom - July 4 2022 On 24 June 2022, the 53 Contracting Parties of the Energy Charter Treaty (ECT), a key multilateral treaty protecting cross-border energy investments…

Csaba Kovacs, Sarah Vasani

Stockholm Arbitration Tribunal Denies Jurisdiction over Intra-EU Investment Dispute under the Energy Charter Treaty

European Union, Global, Spain, United Kingdom - June 24 2022 In a groundbreaking award, dated 16 June 2022, made in Green Power Partners K/S and SCE Solar Don Benito APS v The Kingdom of Spain, a tribunal…

Sarah Vasani

The United States Supreme Court Restricts Discovery for International Arbitrations

Global, United Kingdom, USA - June 20 2022 In a landmark decision issued on 13 June 2022, the US Supreme Court (“SCOTUS”), America’s highest court, ruled that the scope of Section 1782 of…

Sarah Vasani

World Bank Arbitration Statistics show record number of new cases in 2021

European Union, Global, United Kingdom - February 11 2022 On 7 February 2022, the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID), the World Bank's arbitration institution, published its…

Csaba Kovacs, Sarah Vasani

EU Court of Justice rules against Intra-EU arbitration under the Energy Charter Treaty

European Union, France, Global - September 23 2021 On 2 September 2021, the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) ruled that intra-EU arbitrations based on the Energy Charter Treaty (ECT)…

Sarah Vasani