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Max Planck Encyclopedia of Public International Law [MPEPIL]

Urbaser v Argentina Arbitration

Simon Burger

From: Oxford Public International Law (http://opil.ouplaw.com). (c) Oxford University Press, 2021. All Rights Reserved.date: 09 May 2021

Subject(s):
Water — Corporations — Expropriation — Investment — Fair and equitable treatment standard — BITs (Bilateral Investment Treaties)

Published under the auspices of the Max Planck Institute for Comparative Public Law and International Law under the direction of Professor Anne Peters (2021–) and Professor Rüdiger Wolfrum (2004–2020). 

1 Urbaser v Argentina was an investment case (Investment Disputes) against Argentina brought by Spanish investors before ICSID arbitration (International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes [ICSID]; Arbitration; Arbitration: International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes [ICSID]). The dispute related to the operation—and later, termination—of a concession (Concessions) for water and sewage services to be provided by a consortium of private investors in the Province of Greater Buenos Aires. The case was one of a series of investment...
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