This panel was presented as part of the "Investor State Arbitration between Developed Democracies: A Policy under Challenge" conference hosted by CIGI on Friday, September 15, 2015 in Ottawa, Ontario.

Chair: Armand de Mestral

Speakers: David Gantz, Charles-Emmanuel Côté, David Schneiderman

Investor-state arbitration (ISA), also known as Investor-State Dispute Settlement (ISDS), by which a foreign investor is entitled to sue a state for damages resulting from the alleged violation of an applicable bilateral investment treaty or an investment chapter in a regional trade agreement, has come under scrutiny in many parts of the world.
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