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UNCITRAL Working Group III, Judicial Independence, Investment treaty arbitration, Investor-State Dispute Settlement, ISDS, Rule of law


This paper was prepared in support of the mandate of Working Group III to consider the possible reform of investor-state dispute settlement (ISDS) for reasons of independence and impartiality. It outlines the deep flaws in the current design of ISDS on this issue and offers ideas about reforms to incorporate essential safeguards

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