Posts by Philipp Kurek

  • Next generation of investment treaties

    Over the last few years, there has been increasing public awareness and concern over the ability of private investors to sue democratically elected governments before privately constituted tribunals which operate “in secret” outside the sphere of domestic courts.

  • Investment structuring in the context of investment treaty protections

    Whilst strategic tax advice is by now an integral part of any international investment transaction, strategic nationality planning, so as to maximise investment protections with effective access to investor-state dispute settlement (ISDS), still very much remains the exception to the rule.