Reaction to ISA in the EU and Its Member States

September 25, 2015

Reaction to ISA in the EU and Its Member States

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: Stephen Clarkson


EU – August Reinisch (paper to be presented by Julie Maupin);
Germany – Marc Bungenberg (paper to be presented by Andreas Ziegler);
Eastern Europe – Csongor Nagy;
Spain – Carmen Otero García-Castrillón (paper to be presented by Armand de Mestral)

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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