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Expropriation through taxation – in which circumstances might there be a remedy under international investment law?

Australia, Global - August 6 2012 The latest chapter in the Yukos saga has just been written.

Leon Chung, Donald Robertson

Constitutional rights vs. state immunity: implementation of an ICJ decision on sovereign immunity declared unconstitutional

Italy - November 11 2014 A recent decision by the Italian Constitutional Court calls into question the applicability of generally accepted principles of sovereign immunity to…

Dominic Roughton

Australian Court sets aside an international arbitration award and removes an arbitrator

Australia, Global - August 24 2017 The respondents in an international commercial arbitration were successful in the Federal Court in Australia in setting aside parts of two partial…

Iva Bacvic, Peter Holloway, Brenda Horrigan, Lisa Whiting

PRC court enforces HKIAC arbitration award in favour of Australian gold mining company

China - August 18 2017 On 21 July 2017, the Beijing No. 4 Intermediate People’s Court enforced a Hong Kong award in favour of Stonewall Resources Limited (Stonewall), an…

Tomas Furlong, Brenda Horrigan

Emerging trend: multinationals being sued in their home countries for harmful practices of their foreign operations

Netherlands - March 21 2013 In the recent decision of Akpan v Royal Dutch Shell plc (30 January 2013), a Dutch court ordered a Nigerian subsidiary of Royal Dutch Shell to pay a…

Leon Chung, Donald Robertson