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EMTA London seminar: new investment treaties that block sovereign debt holdout claims

By Benjamin Clarke

15 March 2017

EMTA London seminar: new investment treaties that block sovereign debt holdout claims London iStock.com/mbbirdy

Speakers at a seminar in February pondered the inclusion of collective action clauses in recent international investment treaties – including the new CETA between Canada and the EU – to prevent holdout creditors from bringing treaty claims against states in a sovereign debt restructuring context.