Shaping Investment Arbitration: The Experience of COMESA and SADC by Rukia Baruti*

Abstract

This paper was presented at the SOAS Arbitration in Africa Conference, in Cairo in April 2017.  It is derived from a more expansive publication.[1]  This narrower version discusses the role played by African States in shaping the development of international investment arbitration.  In particular, it looks at how Member States of the COMESA and SADC have responded to the issues raised in the arbitral practice of investment treaties.    Continue reading