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The Mauritius Convention on Transparency Enters into Force  

Bart Wasiak, Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer

19th October 2017

18 October 2017 marks the entry into force of the United Nations Convention on Transparency in Treaty-based Investor-State Arbitration, more commonly known as the “Mauritius Convention”. While the Convention has the potential to significantly affect the way most investment-treaty arbitrations are conducted, it appears that, at least for now, its practical impact will be limited.

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