Investment Disputes Involving Mineral Assets: Relevant Statistics & Trends
Article from: TDM 3 (2021), in International Oil & Gas Arbitration
"There can be no other criterion, no other standard than gold. Yes, gold which never changes, which can be shaped into ingots, bars, coins, which has no nationality and which is eternally and universally accepted as the unalterable fiduciary value par excellence" - Charles de Gaulle. The mining industry is one of the most frequently affected by investor-State arbitration proceedings, as evidenced by the large number of mining arbitrations in the last few decades. A review of 86 cases commenced since 1990 reveals useful statistics and trends in investment disputes involving ...