Key Issues to Consider for (Japanese) Investors Before Commencing an Investment Arbitration
Article from: TDM 1 (2015), in The Pacific Rim and International Economic Law: Opportunities and Risks of the Pacific Century
Given that Japan is one of the biggest exporters of goods and investments worldwide, it is surprising that Japanese investors have so far played only a minimal role in investment arbitrations. In fact, for a long time the only publicly known investment arbitration involving a Japanese investor would not even be recognizable as such from its case name. The case of Saluka Investments BV v. Czech Republic involved a Dutch entity bringing a claim against the Czech Republic in the aftermath of the reorganization and privatization of the Czech banking sector. Less known to some is the fact ...