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Public International Law, Investment Treaty Protection, and International Arbitration

Public international law today plays a large and growing role in the decision-making of multinational companies with respect to their global investments. Furthermore, controversies between investors and states have increased in their complexity and importance.

Our cross-border public international law, investment treaty protection, and international arbitration team has secured major successes in international trade, investment treaty, and commercial disputes before the WTO, the United Nations, the World Bank, and other international institutions. We also act on sanctions, human rights, and export control matters. We act on the most significant public international law matters and are consistently ranked by the market.

Representative Experience

Successfully defended the Government of Vietnam in three investment treaty disputes across multiple sectors, including health, food, and tourism.

Acted for Iberdrola S.A. in an investment treaty dispute and settlement negotiations with the Government of Bolivia relating to the nationalization of the electricity sector.

We have advised both governments and private sector clients in several WTO disputes, including with respect to the GATT and the TRIPS.

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