REMEMBER that, in C-478/07 Budjovické Budvar, the European Court of Justice (ECJ) has decided that the provisions of an international agreement between two Member States are not applicable in relations between these two Member States if they are found to violate EU treaties, 2. In addition, this agreement does not interfere with an agreement to settle an out-of-court settlement of a dispute that is the subject of arbitration proceedings that began before March 6, 2018. Michael De Boeck is a scientific collaborator at the Institute of European Law of the European College of Bruges and an assistant doctoral student at the University of Ghent and Luxembourg. He holds degrees from the University of Gent (BA-MA) and Vanderbilt University (LLM) and holds a bachelor`s degree at the Gant de Gant and New York Bar. Its research priorities are the compatibility of international EU and Member States agreements on investment protection with EU law (autonomy) and the development of EU trade and investment relations in general. This agreement enters into force on August 29, 2020. To verify the ratification status of the contracting parties and the acceptance of the approval of the agreement, please refer to the treaty and agreement database. On 5 May 2020, 23 Member States signed the agreement to end bilateral investment agreements within the EU (“End Agreement”). 14. In the event of an agreement on the terms of the transaction, the parties to the proceedings will immediately accept these legally binding conditions. The terms of the transaction: the contract also contains provisions relating to going arbitration procedures, i.e.
arbitration proceedings that were initiated before Achmea and are not yet completed. In such cases, Article 9 provides for the possibility for a party, investor or EU Member State to request a “structured dialogue”, but only within six months of the end of the relevant ILO. Article 9, paragraph 7, provides that such a procedure is “supervised by an impartial mediator in order to find between the parties an amicable, legitimate and fair settlement of the dispute being the subject of arbitration.”