Footing the bill
in the wake of last year's financial crisis the Argentinian Government is facing more than 40 compensation claims from companies worldwide under it obligations as a signatory to ICSID. Stewart Shackleton explains
Argentina’s financial crisis highlights the role of public international law and bilateral investment protection treaties (BIT) as effective means of protecting investors’ rights. Individuals and companies that suffer damages as a result of government action abroad are increasingly aware of this recourse.
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