Investor-State Arbitration

BD&P’s Investor-State Arbitration Team has advised and represented both investors and states in disputes under the NAFTA and bilateral investment treaties in relation to investments in the Middle East, Eastern Europe and North America. The disputes have touched on a variety of industries, including aeronautics, manufacturing, telecommunications and oil & gas investments.

The leader of BD&P's Investor-State Arbitration Team, David Haigh, Q.C., also serves as an arbitrator on Investor-State matters and has done so under the Energy Charter Treaty and in respect of various bilateral relationships between investors and sovereign states.