Singapore - Navigating The Low Oil Price Environment Podcast: How Investment Treaties Can Protect Foreign Investments Against State Action.

Legal News & Analysis - Asia Pacific - Singapore - Energy & Project Finance - FDI

17 August 2020

Oil prices have recently reached historic lows and oil companies are faced with a number of potential legal issues as the prices impact their trading and operational agreements. In this podcast series, our energy disputes lawyers consider some of the key issues triggered by the current low oil price environment.

Even investments into relatively stable ‎jurisdictions may be affected by changes in the political and financial landscape. No investor can completely insulate their investment from such changes, but access to an investment treaty can be critical: Andrew Cannon, Laurence Franc-Menget and Hannah Ambrose discuss how investment treaties can protect foreign investments against state action in the second episode in the series.

The episode can be listened to here.

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