A recent ruling from the Regional Administrative Court of Tuscany (TAR) blocking the project to expend Florence airport’s runaway – and hence its passenger flow and, thus, its revenue – may prepare the ground for investment arbitrations between Argentinian and Emirati...

1) ATS 1332/1998,17 Feb.1998: Application for the exequatur of an award of the Court of Arbitration of the Hamburg Commodity Exchange. Stricter approach upholding the fulfillment of the requirement for an arbitration agreement to be in

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2) ATS 1451/1998, 17 Feb.1...

Published on Wolters Kluwer Arbitration on 18 May 2019

This post aims at highlighting an inconsistency in the law of the European Union (“EU”) in regards to the comparison of the treatment of Bilateral Investment Treaties (“BITs”) and Double Taxation Treaties (“DTTs”) c...

Published on Wolters Kluwer Arbitration on 21 April 2019

A special thanks goes to my friend Professor Josep Gálvez (Galvez Pascual SLP) who has expertly co-authored this article

Introduction

The approaching BREXIT, in conjunction with the recent Svea Court of Appeal‘s dec...

The two main reasons why countries generally enter into bilateral or multilateral investment treaties (BIT or MIT) is to attract foreign investments, while at the same time protecting their own citizens’ investments abroad by reducing the political risk, inherently and...

Published on Wolters Kluwer Arbitration on 13 March 2019

A special thanks goes to Professor Josep Gálvez who has superbly co-authored this article.

The Italian Republic – for better or for worse – is cracking down on hydrocarbon explorations and extractions. Kicking off...

January 29, 2019

Published on Wolters Kluwer Arbitration on 25 January 2019

This is an introduction to the so-called “Final Offer Arbitration” (FOA), sometimes also referred to as pendulum or baseball arbitration. FOA is a model of arbitration that originated in the late 1940s and conso...

October 12, 2018

Piblished on Wolters Kluwer Arbitration on 10 Octuber 2018

At a time when Spain is targeted by investment arbitrations (with almost thirty ICSID cases pending against it), the second ICSID-CIAMEN Forum held in Madrid could not be more auspicious.  The event – organized...

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