Czech Republic Topples Forestry Claim

    View Author June 2012

    Global Arbitration Review (GAR), a leading global publication that covers issues and trends in international dispute resolution law, recently published "Czech Republic Topples Forestry Claim," which discusses Squire Sanders’ successful defense of the Czech Republic against a claim brought by Germany-based investor InterTrade Holding GmbH, under the Czech-German Bilateral Investment Treaty. The Squire Sanders team was led by partners David W. Alexander and Stephen P. Anway, who is quoted in the article. According to Stephen, "[the decision] represents a significant development in international law on the issue of state attribution."

    The article also discusses Squire Sanders’ representation of the Czech Republic in other claims including Stephen and Rostislav Pekař’s defense of an investment treaty claim by Israel-based Phoenix Action and a UNCITRAL claim by a Germany-based investor over a failed shopping center.

    "Czech Republic Topples Forestry Claim" was first published in the Global Arbitration Review online news, June 13, 2012 and is reprinted with permission from the publisher,