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ICSID tribunal declines jurisdiction over talc mining investment treaty dispute (EuroGas Inc & Belmont Resources Inc v Slovak Republic)

ICSID tribunal declines jurisdiction over talc mining investment treaty dispute (EuroGas Inc & Belmont Resources Inc v Slovak Republic)
Published on: 08 September 2017
Published by: LexisPSL
  • ICSID tribunal declines jurisdiction over talc mining investment treaty dispute (EuroGas Inc & Belmont Resources Inc v Slovak Republic)
  • Original news
  • What was the background to the dispute? On what grounds did the investors claim against Slovakia?
  • What did the state argue in response?
  • EuroGas
  • Belmont
  • What did the tribunal decide on jurisdiction?
  • Although not decided in the award, was there anything of interest on the merits?
  • On what basis did Professor Gaillard dissent?
  • What are the implications of the award for investment arbitration practitioners?

Article summary

Arbitration analysis: Stephen Anway, partner and co-head of investment arbitration at Squire Patton Boggs (US) who represented Slovakia in EuroGas Inc & Belmont Resources Inc v Slovak Republic, explains the background to the dispute, and why the case marks new ground in issues of transparency, third party funding and international jurisprudence. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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