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Bear Creek Mining Corp. v. Peru: the potential impact on damages of an investor’s contributory action and failure to obtain a social license
This post discusses the disagreement between Karl-Heinz Bockstiegel (the president of the tribunal) and Michael Pryles, and Prof. Philippe Sands QC, on the assessment of damages.
FTA with Peru: India may have to lower import duty on drugs
India may have to lower the import duty on pharmaceuticals for Peru in the discussions on the proposed free trade agreement (FTA) with the South American country.
India-Peru FTA talks to take stage in March
With bilateral trade between India and Peru touching an all-time high of $1.57 billion, the second round of talks for the trade agreement between the two countries is scheduled to take place in March.
As India set to sign FTA with Peru, govt seeks industry views on export import duty rates
If the trade equation between India and Peru is in imbalance it would be causing more harm than benefit to India.
Indonesia to start trade talks to boost exports
Indonesia seeks to initiate negotiations on trade agreements under both bilateral and regional schemes this year to help jack up the country’s exports.
Investment abitration: Peru faces new ICSID claims
In 2017, Peru has faced a number of new investment treaty claims, with several arising in the transportation sector.
Bear Creek wins C$30.4m award in international arbitration against Peru
The arbitrators agreed with the company that Peru had breached its obligations to the company under the Canada-Peru Free Trade Agreement when it expropriated the company’s Santa Ana silver project, in 2011.
’Peru looks forward to enter into a trade arrangement with India’
India and Peru are negotiating a trade agreement to increase bilateral trade and investment and the second round of discussions are going to be held in Jan-Feb, 2018 in Peru.
Peru-Australia free trade deal to boost sugar, beef, rice and wine for exporters
Australian exporters will soon have market access to one of Latin America’s fastest growing economies with the signing of the Peru-Australia Free Trade Agreement.
Peru, Australia to sign declaration of intent on bilateral FTA
Peruvian President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski and Australia’s Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull will sign a declaration of intent so that both economies embark on a free trade agreement.
The Renco Group, Inc. v. Republic of Peru: An assessment of the investor’s contentions in the context of environmental degradation
On July 2016, a Partial Award dismissed the Renco Group Inc. v. The Republic of Peru case, indicating, however, that a new arbitration claim could be pursued against the State.
US wants to update Latin America pacts next after NAFTA
Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer pointed to the need to modernise agreements with Peru, Colombia, Panama and Chile, as well as the Central America Free Trade Agreement (CAFTA).
UK to start new ‘trade dialogue’ with Colombia, Ecuador and Peru
The UK´s trade dialogue with the Andean countries will aim to strengthen bilateral trade and prepare the ground for potential future FTAs post Brexit.
Bear Creek Mining: Santa Ana arbitration proceedings officially closed by tribunal; award decision expected by January 2018
Tribunal hearing the Bear Creek Mining’s Santa Ana ICSID arbitration claim has officially closed proceedings in the case.
Peru, Indonesia to likely start trade talks in December: Minister
Peru and Indonesia will likely start negotiating a free trade deal in December as Lima pursues a "very aggressive" trade agenda following Washington’s withdrawal from the Trans-Pacific Partnership, Peru’s trade minister said on Tuesday
Peru sees ’ambitious’ trade deal with Australia as early as 2018
Peru expects a “very ambitious” free trade deal with Australia that covers goods, services and investments to be implemented as early as next year, Peru’s deputy trade minister said
India, Peru to start FTA negotiations this week
India and South American nation Peru would start formal negotiations for a proposed free trade agreement (FTA) from this week.
Harsh sentencing of Aymara leader reveals the politics of criminalization in Peru
This past month, eighteen Aymara community leaders endured the final stages of a trial that had them facing up to 28 years in prison and massive fines for their alleged roles in the 2011 ‘Aymarazo’ protests against the Santa Ana silver mine on the Peru-Bolivia border.
Six years after the ‘Aymarazo’ protests in Peru
Criminal charges pending against 18 community leaders and a billion-dollar court case at ICSID.
Australian miners hail Peru trade talks
The Minerals Council of Australia has said that the country’s mining sector will benefit from the proposed new free trade agreement with Peru.