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Is effective intra-EU investment protection ending?
Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom LLP
  • European Union
  • 02 May 2019

In January 2019 EU member states issued statements with wide-ranging effects for intra-EU investment protection. All member states pledged, among other things, to terminate intra-EU bilateral investment treaties (BITs) by 6 December 2019 and instruct investors not to initiate any new intra-EU investment arbitration proceedings under BITs. This article sheds light on the background of this development and its potential impact on investment protection.

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  • Frankfurt
  • Germany
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