Tag: BIT

  • Case of the Day: Argentina v. BG Group

    The Blogatory case of the day is Republic of Argentina v. BG Group, plc, Civ. A. No. 08-485 (D.D.C. Jan. 21, 2011), a decision on confirmation of an arbitral award under the Argentina-U.K. bilateral investment treaty. After the financial crisis of 2001, the Argentine government enacted emergency legislation that, according to BG Group, an investor […]

  • Case of the Day:Chevron Corp. v. Berlinger

    It’s a big day at Letters Blogatory—our first appellate Case of the Day! The case is Chevron Corp. v. Berlinger. It arose out of the epic Lago Agrio litigation. You may remember the case as an example of why you should be careful what you wish for: Ecuadorian plaintiffs had filed a class action alleging […]