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Foley Hoag, a top law firm with offices in Boston, New York, Paris and Washington D.C., deploys its highly experienced litigation team to represent Sovereign States and their instrumentalities in Investor-State disputes in all of the world’s principal arbitral fora. Our Investor-State arbitration lawyers have successfully represented States in the International Centre for the Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID), the ICSID Additional Facility, UNCITRAL rules proceedings, the International Chamber of Commerce, the Stockholm Chamber of Commerce, the London Court of International Arbitration, the American Arbitration Association, and others.

Legal claims brought against a Sovereign State or its instrumentalities by a foreign investor under a bilateral or multilateral investment treaty, or a contract or a domestic investment law, require a legal team of the highest international caliber: with great expertise in international law, a deep understanding of the civil and common law systems, extensive experience in the various fora and rules under which claims are raised, an enhanced capability to analyze complex facts and industries, broad language abilities, and sensitivity to political and cultural issues in the various regions of the world.

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