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Appleton & Associates
Appleton & Associates is a law firm with extensive experience of resolving complex international business disputes in North America, South America and Europe. We represent both businesses and governments in relation to international commercial, investment and trade matters.

Established in 1994, we pioneered the first international arbitration claim under the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) winning a landmark settlement in favour of our client. Since then, we have brought many pioneering actions on behalf of major multinational companies, financial institutions and business corporations to protect foreign investments and international trade rights, under the NAFTA, the World Trade Organization (WTO) Agreements, and many other international trade and investment treaties.

We can advise on and conduct arbitrations under all major arbitration rules, including the ICSID (International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes), UNCITRAL (United Nations Commission on International Trade Law), AAA (American Arbitration Association), LCIA (London Court of International Arbitration) and ICC (International Chamber of Commerce) Rules. We can also provide advice and assistance in relation to the recognition and enforcement of international arbitration awards before domestic courts.

 

NEWS

July 1, 2015
Appleton and Associates considers recent trends in awarding damages for lost profits in international investment treaty arbitrations.

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June 26, 2015
Barry Appleton speaks on new developments regarding ethics in international arbitration to the Florida Bar Association.


April 30, 2015
Appleton & Associates focuses on practical approaches to structuring of international investments in its April 2015 Investment Law and Arbitration News report.

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April 29, 2015
Mesa Power Group posts verbatim transcripts of the October 2014 hearing by the NAFTA Tribunal considering unfair measures in Ontario’s renewable energy FIT Program.

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March 20, 2015
Bilcon wins NAFTA claim against Canada. The Panel found Canada responsible for unfair regulatory treatment as other review panels looking at similar quarry expansions provided better treatment to local Canadian applicants than the Whites Point Quarry Joint Review Panel provided to Bilcon.

A damages hearing is to follow. Damages claimed are not less than $300 million.

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