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Luis Roquette Geraldes on Angola's New Private Investment Law: Implications and Legal Uncertainties

By Luis Roquette Geraldes Angola has enacted a new law on private investment that will substantially impact future foreign private investment. The principle of caveat emptor applies, and prospective foreign private investors should be well aware of the potential pitfalls and shortcomings this law...

Ivars Mēkons on Crucial Moment for International Investment Law

In the 1970s a large group of States attempted to subject protection of foreign investments to the overall interests of the Host State; they viewed any self-standing international rule for the protection of investments as obsolete. A problem now exists in the application of Bilateral Investment Treaties...

Permanent Court of Arbitration Issues Award For Investors In Yukos, Orders Russia To Pay $50 Billion

THE HAGUE, Netherlands — (Mealey’s) A tribunal for the Permanent Court of Arbitration yesterday announced that it has issued awards in three arbitration cases filed against the Russian Federation in relation to investments made in OAO Yukos Oil Co. (Yukos), awarding the investors more than...