July 06, 2021

In this chapter from the sixth edition of The Investment Treaty Arbitration Review, Partner Laura P. MacDonald and Associate Sebastian Canon Urrutia provide an in-depth look at how investment arbitration tribunals address whether a claimant qualifies as a covered investor under the applicable International Investment Agreement (IIA). The authors focus on how covered investors are defined, explore current issues concerning the nationality of covered investors, and analyze the degree of control that the investor must have with respect to the investment to be protected by an IIA.

Read the full chapter here.