Monthly Archives: October 2023

Author: Boma Briggs * Jurisdictions: International Topics: Diversity Choice of Forum/Place of Proceedings Proposals to Create an International Arbitration System Introduction: May I Have a Seat? Businesses across the globe have continued to show a preference for international commercial arbitration in resolving their cross-border disputes. It is estimated that over […]

A Case for Diversity in the Seat of Arbitration

Author: Aida Bektasheva * Jurisdictions: Central Asia International Topics: BITs Investment Disputes National Legislation INTRODUCTION Foreign direct investment (FDI) inflow into the Central Asia region (Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan, Tajikistan, Kyrgyzstan, and Turkmenistan) has significantly increased since the collapse of the Soviet Union. The region’s inward FDI stock totals $211 billion; in 2021, […]

ВITs in Central Asia: Opportunities and Risks