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United States and Canada request consultations under the USMCA over Mexico's energy policies favoring CFE and PEMEX

On 20 and 21 July 2022, the United States[1] and Canada[2] requested consultations with Mexico under the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) regarding various energy measures ...


Amendments to ICSID Rules set to come into effect on July 1, 2022

Learn more about the changes to improve transparency and efficiency in the amended ICSID Rules, which go into effect July 1, 2022.


What you need to know about the UNCITRAL Expedited Arbitration Rules

The goal of arbitration is to create an efficient procedure for the resolution of domestic and international disputes. One of the main factors affecting the speed and efficiency of...


Indigenous peoples’ rights and large-scale development: Avoiding unexpected risks in the Americas

Indigenous peoples’ rights and large-scale development projects: Avoiding unexpected risks in the Americas

Hogan Lovells Publications

An overview of the impact of Mexico's new Electric Power Industry Law on foreign investors operating in the power sector in Mexico Public International Law Alert

On 9 March 2021, the reform to the Mexican Electric Power Industry Law was published in the Official Gazette, and it entered into force on 10 March 2021.


Foreign investors harmed by trade measures may find relief by bringing investment arbitration claims

A recent investor-state arbitration decision under the investment chapter of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA Chapter 11), Vento v. Mexico, demonstrates that foreign investors ...


The USMCA enters into force: a glimpse into its investment chapter

On July 1, 2020, the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) entered into force, and replaced the North America Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA).

Published Works

How Peru embraced transparency in arbitration

On Jan. 24, Peru issued Emergency Decree 020-2020, amending the Peruvian lex arbitri, Legislative Decree 1071, regarding arbitrations where the state is a party. The Peruvian lex arbitri...

Published Works

The U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement: the new gold standard to enforce investment treaty protection? Columbia FDI Perspectives No. 269

In the current investment arbitration crisis, the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) presents a unique solution. Governments concerned with regulatory chill should adopt the...

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