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ISDS files: Philip Morris v Australia

February 2019

CASE NAME:
PHILIP MORRIS V AUSTRALIA

SUMMARY:
Tobacco giant sues Australia over plain packaging for cigarettes

STATUS:
Australia won on a technicality

AT STAKE:
Unknown but in the billions

DETAILS:
Case started in November 2011 using an Australia-Hong Kong investment deal; arbitrators gave their decision in December 2015

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