Analysis

EU's Bid For A Global Investment Court Won't Come Easy

Law360, New York (September 19, 2017, 7:27 PM EDT) -- The European Union is taking its landmark investment arbitration reform effort global with a formal bid to launch talks for a multilateral investment court, but resistance from investors and a lack of clarity about political momentum suggests a long and contentious path for Brussels.

Over the past two years, the EU has torn down its traditional investor-state dispute settlement, or ISDS, model of arbitration, in favor of a system that is intended to operate more like a domestic court with a standing roster of judges, more...
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