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ESG and Mining: Influence on Investment Protection and Disputes
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Investment arbitration therefore has a potentially growing role in resolving ESG-related disputes (as highlighted in an October 2023 report by the IBA), particularly in the mining sector,...

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United Kingdom to withdraw from the Energy Charter Treaty

On 22 February 2024, the Government of the United Kingdom (UK) announced that the UK would withdraw from the Energy Charter Treaty (ECT) after a recent failed attempt to modernise its text.

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Update of reforms to the mining sector and investment protection in Africa

In the past few years, several African States have implemented wide-ranging reforms to their mining sector, which have resulted in the imposition of increased regulatory requirements on...

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Investment protection in the mining sector: A guide to protecting foreign investments in Tanzania

The mining sector is playing, and will continue to play, an essential role in the energy transition. As demand for critical metals and minerals continues to intensify, a significant...

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Investment protection in the mining sector: A guide to protecting foreign investments in the OHADA Zone

The mining sector is playing, and will continue to play, an essential role in energy transition. As demand for critical metals and minerals continues to intensify, a significant increase in ...

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Practical tips on drafting arbitration clauses
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Consent of the parties to arbitrate lies at the core of international arbitration – this consent predominantly takes the form of an arbitration clause agreed upon by the parties in a...

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The arbitration of ethics: the IBA gives its position on the future of ESG-related disputes
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A new report from the IBA, released in late October 2023 at the start of the IBA Conference in Paris, highlights the growing role of arbitration in resolving ESG-related disputes, and why...

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Reinforcing Madrid as an attractive seat for international arbitration: CIAM approves new Rules for 2024

MIAC approves new Rules for 2024, with the main objective of streamlining and expediting the arbitral procedure to adapt it to the needs of international arbitration. The reform includes...

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Strengthening the UAE's position as an international arbitration hub: Amendments to arbitration law
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In September, the UAE issued Federal Law No. 15 of 2023 amending Articles 10, 23, 28, and 33 of its arbitration law. The amendments enhance the UAE’s status as a global hub for...

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