Some 20 companies have filed suits with World Bank arbitration arm against the Argentine government for damages caused by the freezing of public service rates.
A critical review of the Bank's energy programmes yields interesting insights but the proposed follow-up appears to be business-as-usual.
The World Bank President has pledged that the Bank will revive its support for megaprojects and a new report expresses serious concerns about the Bank's track record in this area.
The World Bank and the IMF pledged their support to the “Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative” in statements made at a high-level conference in London on 17 June.
ICSID has ruled that it will not allow the public or media to participate in proceedings in which Bechtel is suing the people of Bolivia for $25 million.
Letter from Rt Hon Baroness Symons, UK Minister of State International Trade and Investment in response to NGO memorandum on the Baku-Ceyhan oil pipeline.
Questions about what advice MIGA provided to the Ethiopian government in its role as mediator in a $6m suit filed against the country by the Swiss multinational.
Bolivia provides further lessons from Bank-backed water privatisation.