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The solar system project is absorbing significant investment from the local as well as foreign investors. Nevertheless, despite numerous legislations having been made available in an attempt to erect the… Read more »

Share as Mortgaged Asset: Presumable Risks for Foreign Mortgagee under Vietnamese Legal Regime

To minimise the investment risks, foreign investors invested in Vietnam tend to facilitate a loan rather than immediately acquire shares in an existing company or set up a new enterprise…. Read more »

Dispute settlement in EUVIPA – A mechanism to outdate the traditional ISDS or the creation of new challenges?

The Investment Court System (ICS), developed and introduced by the European Union (EU) as a fresh approach to the Investor-State Dispute Settlement (ISDS)[1] in the new generation of free trade… Read more »

State immunity in Investor-State dispute: Is it a shield created against an arbitral award?

It is undeniable that the ICSID Convention (in particular for Investor-State dispute) and New York Convention 1958 (in particular for the recognition and enforcement of foreign arbitral awards for non-ICSID… Read more »