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Arbitration. Challenge to Republic of Argentina v. AWG Group Ltd. arbitration award
District court denies request to vacate award, finding that arbitrator was not partial and that tribunal did not exceed its authority in awarding damages for lost profits.
Facing the next BIT negotiations: Argentina’s approach to the FET standard
After 15 years of absence in this type of negotiations and several claims the country faced since the economic and financial crisis of 2001, Argentina sat again in the BIT negotiation table.
Jurisdiction of investment tribunals over host states’ counterclaims: wind of change?
Two recently finalized cases against Latin America states provide several noteworthy points for further debates on the host states’ counterclaims towards investors.
Hochtief v Argentina: Obtaining a smaller piece of the pie
Although the Tribunal found that Argentina had violated the fair and equitable treatment clause, the damages award was only US$ 13.41 million.
Call to action! Let’s put a stop to the WTO’s agenda and to Free Trade Agreements and investment provisions!
Let’s build commercial relations that serve peoples’ interests and protect the environment! In 2017, let’s bring the ‘battle in Seattle’ to Buenos Aires!
Argentina is back in the BIT negotiation arena
The recent signature of the Argentina-Qatar Bilateral Investment Treaty (BIT) and the imminent signature of an Argentina-Japan BIT represent a shift in Argentina’s BIT policy.
Brussels continues pursuit of elusive Mercosur trade deal
Argentine President Mauricio Macri met with Internal Market Commissioner Elżbieta Bieńkowska to discuss strengthening ties between the European Union and the Mercosur trading bloc.
Farming group warns Mercosur deal threatens EU beef industry
An event in the European Parliament has warned politicians of the negative impact a trade deal with Latin America could have on domestic EU beef producers.
U.S. & Argentina work to strengthen trade ties
Macri indicated his country could eventually sign a free trade agreement with the U.S., and Obama said the two nations could more immediately address trade issues through a Trade and Investment Framework Agreement (TIFA).
Is Argentina looking for reconciliation with ISDS?
In a quite short period the new government, led by the recently elected President Mauricio Macri, has turned around its foreign policy and alignments.
"Let’s make them poorer, and we’ll get rich"
Financial companies have figured out how to turn a controversial global legal system to their own very profitable advantage.
Mexico expects FTA with Argentina within two years
Mexico would like to reach a free trade agreement with Argentina to rapidly increase the bilateral trade worth $2.5 billion annually, Mexico’s Economy Minister Ildefonso Guajardo said.
Argentina and Mexico pledge to reach “absolute integration and free trade”
Argentina and Mexico agree on the need to reach absolute integration and free trade, as part of the closer bilateral relations confirmed with the visit to Buenos Aires of Mexican head of state Enrique Peña Nieto.
Argentina says no to Free Trade Agreements
A chronicle of the public audience organized by the Assembly “Argentina better off without free trade agreements”.
Argentina welcomed as Pacific Alliance observer
Argentina is now an official observer to the Pacific Alliance, the South American bloc that includes Chile, Colombia, Mexico, and Peru as full members.
Argentina agrees $217 million arbitration deal with energy companies
Argentina has agreed to pay $217 million to two energy companies in long-standing arbitration cases stemming from its 2001/02 economic crisis.
Obama’s economic omens in Argentina
Obama’s visit to our country has left behind a host of controversies. Set out below, are the omens he made on economic affairs.
We oppose the negotiations of the EU-Mercosur FTA going forward
We, ATTAC Argentina, members of the CADTM – AYNA network, express our opposition to the negotiations, recently relaunched by the Mauricio Macri government, to sign a Free Trade Treaty (FTA) between the countries of Mercosur and the European Union.
The Mexican FTA that Macri wants for Argentina
The tale of a disaster waiting to happen? Mauricio Macri promised to open up to imports. And there is no doubt that he will do this.
Dette : l’Argentine prête à verser 50 millions à BNP Paribas
Dans le sillage des accords avec les fonds « vautours », Buenos Aires accepte de verser 52 millions de dollars à BNP Paribas.