Investor-State Taskforce

Upcoming Investor-State Training

Upcoming Investor-State Training
"There is increasing interest in the potential for mediation to resolve Investor-State disputes. Recent international treaties contain specific provisions on the use of mediation in such disputes, and much work ... Read More

What is investor-state mediation?

What is investor-state mediation?
Investor State Dispute Settlement (ISDS) has to date been dominated by arbitration. However, stakeholders have called for new mechanisms, such as mediation, to settle investor-state disputes. This article is designed ... Read More

Videos available: Investor-state mediation events

Videos available: Investor-state mediation events
The video and summary for the recent IMI-SIMI Investor-State Mediation roundtable is now available. Featuring Judith Knieper (UNCITRAL), Mark Appel (IMI ISDS Taskforce member and former Chair), Alejandro Carballo Leyda ... Read More

Tony Nguyen on Vietnam and the Singapore Convention, and UNCITRAL mediation webinar now available

Tony Nguyen on Vietnam and the Singapore Convention, and UNCITRAL mediation webinar now available
This week has seen some excellent webinars, including Tony Nguyen's presentation on Vietnam and the Singapore Convention on Mediation on Wednesday, and an UNCITRAL WGIII session on mediation and its ... Read More

Harvard Investor-State Mediation Report

Harvard Investor-State Mediation Report
IMI was a delegate at the 2019 ISDS Mediation Colloquium at Harvard University last December, convened by Wolf von Kumberg, IDR Managing Director, former IMI Board Chair and current IMI ... Read More

Upcoming Investor-State Mediation Events

Upcoming Investor-State Mediation Events
Two fantastic events on investor-state mediation are taking place online shortly, including an IMI-SIMI 'Expert Roundtable' convened by Wolf von Kumberg, and a UNCITRAL webinar aimed at demystifying the use ... Read More

Leadership changes – IMI Board and Investor-State Taskforce

Leadership changes - IMI Board and Investor-State Taskforce
Pierrick LeGoff steps in as Deborah Masucci departs from her role as IMI Board Chair After joining the IMI Board in 2012 and overseeing its activities as Board Co-Chair for ... Read More

COVID-19 and Mediation of Investor-State disputes: A way forward

COVID-19 and Mediation of Investor-State disputes: A way forward
Host states vulnerable to claims by foreign companies for obstructing business and investment with new public health regulations that aim to 'flatten the curve' on Covid-19 and protect community wellbeing ... Read More

Wolf von Kumberg on ISDS and the Singapore Convention

Wolf von Kumberg on ISDS and the Singapore Convention
Yesterday Wolf von Kumberg gave a presentation on investor-state disputes in the new era of the Singapore Convention, followed by a Q&A session. Watch the video below, download a summary ... Read More

IMI’s Investor-State Taskforce gains recognition

IMI's Investor-State Taskforce gains recognition
The work of IMI's investor-state taskforce has continued to make in-roads, collaborating with the International Energy Charter, UNCITRAL, and ICSID. Most recently, the Energy Charter's Model Instrument, supported by IMI, ... Read More

ICSID’s Role in Advancing Investor-State Mediation

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IMI's Investor-State Taskforce has received significant support from ICSID, the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes. In this article, ICSID Senior Legal Counsel Frauke Nitschke details how ICSID is ... Read More

Update: New Public Consultation On Shaping European Investment Dispute Resolution Policy

Update: New Public Consultation On Shaping European Investment Dispute Resolution Policy
The European Commission (EC) has launched a new public consultation on the EU's investment dispute resolution policy along with the options for multilateral reform, including the possible establishment of a ... Read More