Investor-State Arbitration over Investments in Financial Services: Disputes Under New U.S. Investment Treaties
Article from: TDM 3 (2004), in Investor-State Disputes - International Investment Law
In this article, Mark Kantor addresses some recent developments in Investor-State arbitration that are of particular interest to financial institutions. When a financial institution believes its operations in a foreign country have suffered from breach of the host State's obligations towards that investment, the investor has traditionally sought protection from its home Government or in national courts. The absence of internationally enforceable remedies, however, has limited the benefits of that protection. However, the inclusion of Investor-State arbitration ...