The European Commission finalises its proposal for new permanent Investment Court System

Austria, Finland, France, Germany and the Netherlands propose an intra-EU investment agreement with traditional investment-treaty arbitration for all 28 EU Member States

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A UN working Group issues draft binding international instrument on Business and Human Rights

The American Law Institute will publish its Fourth Restatement of the Foreign Relations Law of the United States.

AAA & Others v. Unilever PLC and Unilever Tea Kenya Limited [2018] EWCA Civ 1532

The UK and Canada are taking steps to regulate the area of business and Human Rights (“BHR”)

Animal Science Products v. Hebi Welcome Pharmaceutical

Egypt Oil & Gas Newspaper

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The Court of Appeal of England and Wales rules Heathrow expansion unlawful owing to climate change obligations

COVID-19 and the WHO’s International Health Regulations (2005)

Virtual Seminar: COVID-19 and Public International Law

Volterra Fietta Breakfast Seminar – Expropriation of Satellite Spectrum

Virtual Seminar: Foreign Investments, COVID-19 and Public International Law

Volterra Fietta Client Alert: The impact of COVID-19 on arbitration proceedings and due process

Virtual Seminar: COVID-19 and Creation of a Convention on Pandemic Suppression (COPS)

Could the COVID-19 pandemic inspire the development of a United Nations Convention on Pandemic Suppression?

Canadian courts assert jurisdiction over allegations against Canadian mining company for alleged complicity in modern slavery and human rights abuses in Eritrea

The European Court of Justice decides that it lacks jurisdiction to rule in relation to Slovenia’s violation of its obligations of good faith in the maritime boundary arbitration between Slovenia and Croatia and Croatia’s subsequent refusal to implement the tainted arbitral award

Court of Appeal denies liability of UK mining company for alleged human rights abuses by Sierra Leonean police

UK Supreme Court allows enforcement of the €300 million Micula award

Formation of a new Arab-African council signals the deepening of regional cooperation over waterways

Legal actions demanding reparations from China over COVID-19

COVID-19 and Investment Treaty Claims

Virtual Seminar: COVID-19 and Force Majeure Under Oil and Gas Contracts

Restructuring, COVID-19 and Investor-State Arbitrations:  Often Overlooked Issues

Virtual Seminar: Effective Cross-Examination in International Arbitration:  Addressing Procedural, Cultural and Logistical Challenges

Effects of COVID-19 on Document Production

The United Nations Human Rights Committee does not give States a carte blanche to violate their human rights obligations in response to the COVID-19

Lawyers Worldwide Awards 2020

What are the implications of the COVID-19 pandemic for States and investors under the Energy Charter Treaty

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Virtual Seminar: Arbitration in sub-Saharan Africa: Challenges and Opportunities

Virtual Seminar: Strategies for price readjustment in energy contracts in the time of COVID-19

Virtual Seminar: Protecting offshore investments in disputed maritime areas

Virtual Seminar: Transboundary Unitisation and Delimitation