Investment Treaty Arbitration 2020

Investment Treaty Arbitration 2020

Pages: 75

ISBN: 978-1-83862-176-6

  • £300.00

Investor–state arbitration is on the rise and it is now difficult to simply dismiss its growth as a passing fad.

The principal institutions that administer investment arbitrations have seen significant increases in their caseloads during recent years and there is now heavy demand for relevant information on the subject. This guide presents all the key information needed to assess the feasibility and potential advantages of investment treaty claims against different states around the world.

Published in November 2019, this edition features the following chapters


  • Austria
  • Belgium
  • Colombia
  • Egypt
  • Japan
  • Malaysia
  • Nigeria
  • Romania
  • Singapore
  • Switzerland
  • United Kingdom
  • United States

Stephen Jagusch QC, Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan LLP

Stephen Jagusch is Global Chair of Quinn Emanuel's International Arbitration Practice. He specialises in international commercial and investment treaty arbitration, having acted as adviser and advocate in dozens of ad hoc and institutional international arbitrations, conducted in many countries around the world, and subject to a wide variety of governing substantive and procedural laws. A great many of Stephen's cases have been for or against sovereign states or substantial multinational organizations, and he has been lead counsel in many of the world's leading investment treaty cases.

Stephen is recognised as a leading expert in the field of international arbitration and disputes arising under contacts and bilateral or multilateral investment treaties, and is highly ranked by all international and domestic legal publications in international arbitration and public international law. Leading directories recognise Stephen as a leader in his field and have recently described Stephen as "one of the most impressive advocates around", "a masterful cross-examiner", “one of the gurus in the field” and "one of the pre-eminent ISCID arbitration experts in the world".

Stephen routinely speaks at leading conferences and seminars, and is widely published, on the subject of international arbitration. He won the inaugural (and subsequent) Client Choice Award for Best Arbitration Lawyer in the UK. Chambers & Partners and Super Lawyers both rate Stephen as one of the leading lawyers in the UK across all fields of practice and prior to joining the firm, Stephen was Chair of the Global International Arbitration Practice of Allen & Overy LLP.

Epaminontas Triantafilou, Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan LLP

Epaminontas Triantafilou's broad experience in international arbitration includes roles as counsel to private corporations and sovereign governments, as well as secretary to several international arbitral tribunals and legal assistant to a leading arbitrator. Mr. Triantafilou has participated in arbitrations concerning power projects, water concessions, construction, shipping, aviation, financial instruments, pharmaceuticals, mining, and oil and mineral exploration in several regions around the world, including Europe, the Middle East, Central Asia, Southeast Asia, and Latin America. He has experience in disputes arising under ICC, VIAC, LCIA, AAA, SCC, UNCITRAL and ICSID arbitration rules and concerning a broad array of government contracts and concessions, joint ventures, construction agreements, and financial instrument covenants.

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