This post analyzes the recent ICSID case brought by Alamos Gold Inc. against Turkey and considers how prior investment arbitration decisions might influence the outcome by analyzing the trends in investment awards dealing with environmental matters. First, it examines the negative treatment of environmental concerns in past indirect expropriation cases. Second, it explores the positive treatment of environmental concerns in investment cases and then analyzes how compensation has recently been limited in investment arbitration awards.
Eken, C. (2021, October 25). Should Environmental Concerns be Considered in Investment Arbitration Rulings?