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New UNCITRAL Arbitration Rules on Transparency: Application, Content and Next Steps

Johnson, Lise; Bernasconi-Osterwalder, Nathalie

This paper discusses the UNCITRAL Rules on Transparency in Treaty-Based Investor-State Arbitration, which were adopted in August of 2013 and went into effect on April 1, 2014. It draws on negotiating history to elaborate on the content of and purpose of each of the Rules’ provisions, and identifies options for and barriers to applying these Rules in future arbitrations.


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Vale Columbia Center on Sustainable International Investment
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January 19, 2017
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