Investment

May 17, 2016
Cigarette packs in Australia before and after plain packaging. Image courtesy of Quit Victoria.

Investment tribunal dismisses Philip Morris Asia’s challenge to Australia’s plain packaging

On 17 December 2015, the Arbitral Tribunal dismissed Philip Morris Asia’s challenge to Australia’s plain packaging laws under a 1993 bilateral investment treaty between Australia and […]
August 19, 2016
Screenshot of ICSID case page for Philip Morris v Uruguay

WHO FCTC implementation after Philip Morris v Uruguay: five key messages from the Award

On 8 July 2016, the arbitral tribunal constituted to hear Philip Morris’ challenge to Uruguay’s tobacco packaging and labelling measures under a 1988 bilateral investment treaty […]
July 27, 2017
Cigarette packs in Australia before and after plain packaging. Image courtesy of Quit Victoria.

Philip Morris ordered to pay Australia for costs of defending tobacco plain packaging investment challenge

On 13 July 2017, the tribunal constituted to hear Philip Morris Asia Ltd’s (PMA) investment treaty challenge against Australia’s tobacco plain packaging laws ordered PMA to […]