20) Bilateral investment treaties
developed to fill in the gaps where international law failed to provide a code of conduct for host nations, "promot[ing] national treatment and protect[ing] .
To facilitate Chinese firms' ability to invest abroad, the Beijing government had signed bilateral investment treaties
with 103 countries and double taxation treaties with 68 countries by early 2003.
The Award in Vigotop states a new test for determining whether a State has expropriated an investor s contract rights a growing source of claims under bilateral investment treaties
At Dewey & LeBoeuf, he represented sovereign governments in international arbitrations arising under bilateral investment treaties
, free trade agreements, national investment legislation and contracts.
Particular attention was given to analyzing the dispute settlement mechanism and Pakistan's experience and bilateral investment treaties
guarantees on existing or pending bilateral investment treaties
Most countries, whether developed or developing, rely on bilateral investment treaties
Ecuador has withdrawn from the World Bank's arbitration program, making it the second country ever to do so, and has indicated its intention to cancel scores of bilateral investment treaties
that provide for international arbitration of investment disputes.
This new policy involves, on the one hand, the negotiation of new rules on investment with key trading partners and, on the other hand, the continued application of existing bilateral investment treaties
between member states and third countries.
It reinforces the idea that, while important, bilateral investment treaties
have limitations, and should not be relied upon to avoid contractual forum clauses.
We had 48 Bilateral Investment Treaties
with various countries and we are in the Process of negotiating BITs with a number of countries including USA, Germany, Saudi Arabia, ECO countries etc, we will cordially welcome such initiatives from Maldives investors as it will further strengthen bilateral ties.
Bilateral investment treaties
signed by Latin American countries generally include dispute resolution provisions where investors have recourse to international arbitration, often under the auspices of the World Bank's International Centre for the Resolution of Investment Disputes (ICSID).