Report 188

December 2019

© Commonwealth of Australia 2019
ISBN: 978-1-76092-950-3

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Executive summary

Abbreviations

Members

  Committee Secretariat

Terms of Reference

List of Recommendations

1. Introduction

  Conduct of the Committee’s review

2. ISDS Background

  Introduction
  Evolution of ISDS

3. Investments Uruguay

  Background
  Reasons for Australia to take the proposed treaty action
  Updated provisions
  Consultation
  Implementation
  Costs
  Conclusion

4. ISDS UN Convention

  Background
  Overview and national interest summary
  Reasons for Australia to take the proposed treaty action
  Practical effect of the Convention
  Implementation
  Costs
  Conclusion

5. Convention SKA

  Background
  The proposed Convention
  Obligations
  Costs
  Draft Indigenous Land Use Agreement
  Conclusion

A. Submissions

B. Witnesses

  Monday, 16 September 2019
  Monday, 14 October 2019

Additional Comments by the Australian Greens

  Summary
  United Nations Convention on Transparency in Treaty-based Investor-State Arbitration

Additional Comments – Report 188: Investments Uruguay, ISDS UN Convention

Committee Secretariat contact:

Committee Secretary
Joint Standing Committee on Treaties
PO Box 6021
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

Phone: +61 2 6277 4002
Fax: +61 2 6277 2219
jsct@aph.gov.au

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