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Assessing the requirements for investor-state arbitrations (Blue Bank v Venezuela)

Assessing the requirements for investor-state arbitrations (Blue Bank v Venezuela)
Published on: 10 May 2017
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Assessing the requirements for investor-state arbitrations (Blue Bank v Venezuela)
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  • What was the background to the case?
  • What issues arose for the tribunal’s consideration?
  • What were the parties’ respective positions on jurisdiction?
  • What did the tribunal decide?
  • Why is the case of interest to investment arbitration practitioners?
  • Is the decision part of any trend emerging in this area of law?

Article summary

Arbitration analysis: Daniela Paez, associate at Herbert Smith Freehills, examines the award in Blue Bank v Venezuela and suggests that it sounds a warning against commencing investor-state arbitration without having met all of the jurisdictional and admissibility requirements. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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