The ICSID Convention

A Commentary

Author: Christoph H. Schreuer

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 0521885590

Category: Law

Page: 1524

View: 1772

This Commentary gives a detailed description of the meaning and application of the ICSID Convention.
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The ICSID Convention

A Commentary

Author: Christoph H. Schreuer

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 9780521803472

Category: Law

Page: 1466

View: 9354

The Convention on the Settlement of Investment Disputes between States and Nationals of other States entered into force in October 1966, and is administered by ICSID (International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes). There are now 131 countries which have ratified the convention. Its caseload has grown substantially during the last ten years. In this unique compendium, the official text and Professor Schreuer's updated commentary on the entire Convention is set out, Article by Article, as at June 2000. This books offers the most comprehensive explanation of the functioning of this important mechanism for the settlement of investor-host State disputes. It incorporates the preparatory work, the literature and the practice under the Convention, as well as a complete tables and index, and cross references to the ICSID Reports. This practice-oriented guide will be an indispensable tool for anyone dealing with the ICSID Convention.
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Guide to ICSID Arbitration

Author: Lucy Reed,Jan Paulsson,Nigel Blackaby

Publisher: Kluwer Law International

ISBN: 9041134018

Category: Law

Page: 468

View: 6430

This Guide to ICSID Arbitration, first published in 2004, was written by three leading ICSID arbitration practitioners in the eminent international law firm of Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer to fill the gap in the literature between generic descriptions and detailed academic commentary. This second edition of the Guide takes account of the scores of ICSID awards and decisions rendered since 2004, as well as significant amendments to ICSID rules and practices. It provides a sufficiently detailed but still 'user-friendly' understanding of what ICSID arbitration is, when and how it can and should be used, and how an ICSID case works from start to finish. It offers potential and non-expert users of the ICSID regime - as well as those generally interested in investment treaty arbitration - the essentials of the ICSID Convention and of BITs and MITs, the various sets of rules, ICSID procedure, and the now considerable body of ICSID jurisprudence.
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The History of ICSID

Author: Antonio R. Parra

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0199660565

Category: Law

Page: 436

View: 4443

Based on the author's dissertation (doctoral)--University of Geneva.
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Concise Arbitration

Author: Mistelis

Publisher: Kluwer Law International

ISBN: 9041126090

Category:

Page: 1115

View: 886

Concise International Arbitration is part of Kluwer Law International's 'Concise' series. These publications have proven enormously valuable to busy practitioners who require a succinct, accessible and authoritative commentary on the most commonly-used instruments, unencumbered by dense legal argument. Each book in the series breaks down the relevant texts by article and by each paragraph of the article, followed by one or more notes. The intention is to give the reader a rapid appreciation of the meaning and effect of each provision and to point in the right direction should further information (e.g., case law) be needed.
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Investor-State Arbitration

Author: Christopher Dugan,Don Wallace,Noah Rubins,Borzu Sabahi

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 019979572X

Category: Law

Page: 818

View: 1723

Investor-State Arbitration describes the increasing importance of international investment and the necessary development of a new field of international law that defines the obligations of host states and creates procedures for resolving disputes. The authors examine the international treaties that allow investors to proceed with the arbitration of their claims, describe the most-commonly employed arbitration rules, and set forth the most important elements of investor-State arbitration procedure - including tribunal composition, jurisdiction, evidence, award, and challenge of annulment. The authors trace the evolution and rapid development of the field of international investment, including the formation of the International Center for the Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID), and the more than 2,000 bilateral investment treaties, most of which were entered into in the last twenty years. The authors explain how this development has led to far greater certainty for foreign investors in dealing with their host countries, as well as how it has incentivized growth in international trade and commerce.
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International Investment Law and History

Author: Stephan W. Schill,Christian J. Tams,Rainer Hofmann

Publisher: Edward Elgar Publishing

ISBN: 1786439964

Category:

Page: 400

View: 3008

Historiographical approaches in international investment law scholarship are becoming ever more important. This insightful book combines perspectives from a range of expert international law scholars who explore ways in which using a broad variety of methods in historical research can lead to a better understanding of international investment law.
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The UNCITRAL Arbitration Rules

A Commentary

Author: David D. Caron,Lee M. Caplan

Publisher: OUP Oxford

ISBN: 0191665320

Category: Law

Page: 1134

View: 4486

Reaching past the secrecy so often met in arbitration, the second edition of this commentary explains clearly and fully the workings of the UNCITRAL Rules of Arbitral Procedure recommended for use in 1976 by the United Nations. This new edition fully takes account of the revised Rules adopted in 2010 while maintaining coverage of the original Rules where these remain relevant. The differences between the old and the new Rules are clearly indicated and explained. Pulling together difficult to obtain sources from the Iran-United States Claims Tribunal, arbitrations under Chapter 11 of the North American Free Trade Agreement, and ad hoc arbitrations, it illuminates the shape the UNCITRAL Rules take in practice. The authors cogently critique that practice in the light of the negotiating history of the rules and solutions adopted by the other major private rules of arbitral procedure. To aid the specialist in the field, the practice of these various tribunals is extensively extracted and reproduced. Rich both in its analysis and sources, this text is indispensable for those working in or studying international arbitration.
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Commentaries on Selected Model Investment Treaties

Author: Chester Brown

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0199645191

Category: Law

Page: 895

View: 2199

Model Bilateral Investment Treaties (BITs) are a state's blueprint for the investment treaties it negotiates with other states. This book compiles commentaries on the Model BITs of 19 key jurisdictions. It analyses state practice on international investment law, detailing each state's legislative regime on foreign investment and their BIT programme
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Annulment under the ICSID Convention

Author: R. Doak Bishop,Silvia M. Marchili

Publisher: OUP Oxford

ISBN: 9780199653744

Category: Law

Page: 336

View: 5783

Systematically describes the theory and practice of ICSID annulment proceedings by thoroughly analysing this mechanism in light of the annulment decisions rendered so far, and alongside existing literature.
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Fair and Equitable Treatment and the Fabric of General Principles

Author: Fulvio Maria Palombino

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 9462652104

Category: Law

Page: 189

View: 4649

This book moves from the circumstance whereby currently the obligation to provide fair and equitable treatment (FET) to foreign investments is included in the majority of international investment agreements and has proved to be the most invoked standard in investor-State arbitration. Hence, it is no overstatement to describe this standard as the basic norm of international investment law. Yet both its meaning and normative basis continue to be shrouded in ambiguity and, as a consequence, to inspire a considerable number of interpretations by legal writers. The book’s precise aim is to unravel such ambiguity, arguing from the idea that FET has become part of the fabric of general international law, but has done so by means of a source somewhat neglected in legal doctrine. This being the category of general principles peculiar to a certain field of international law, i.e. those principles having their own foundations in the international legal order itself, but which, through the mediation of the judge, end up being shaped according to the features typical of a specific normative field. The book, as well as having a solid theoretical backdrop as its basis, offers a careful and critical analysis of pertinent case law, and will prove useful to both scholars and practitioners. Fulvio Maria Palombino is Professor of International Law at the Law Department of the University of Naples Federico II and a member of the Executive Board of the European Society of International Law.
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The Independence and Impartiality of ICSID Arbitrators

Current Case Law, Alternative Approaches, and Improvement Suggestions

Author: Maria Nicole Cleis

Publisher: Nijhoff International Investme

ISBN: 9789004341470

Category: Law

Page: 292

View: 3997

In The Independence and Impartiality of ICSID Arbitrators, Maria Nicole Cleis examines the standard of independence required under the ICSID Convention, as evidenced in existing disqualification decisions, and makes novel suggestions for reforms to ensure unbiased decision-making.
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Legal Framework for the Admission of FDI

Author: Thomas Pollan

Publisher: Eleven International Publishing

ISBN: 9077596151

Category: Law

Page: 321

View: 9950

The law on foreign direct investment (FDI) belongs to the fastest changing legal field in international law. Investors and the host state have long left behind a relationship dominated by the host state's desire to screen and choose FDI. In the current market for FDI, both parties try to assert influence, but in the end the scarcity of FDI is the decisive factor. This book provides an in-depth study of the legal framework for the admission of FDI and presents insights into the pros and cons of various admission models. Its goal is to identify legal and policy options that serve the host state's and investor's common needs. The book is a comprehensive, easy reference handbook that is of interest to lawyers, academics and policy makers.
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The International Law of Investment Claims

Author: Zachary Douglas

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 0521855675

Category: Law

Page: 616

View: 3770

This book is a codification of the principles and rules relating to the prosecution of investment claims.
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Essentials of EU Law

Author: August Reinisch

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 1107025664

Category: Law

Page: 281

View: 6444

Rev. ed. of: Essential questions in EU law. c2009.
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Legitimacy and International Courts

Author: Harlan Grant Cohen,Nienke Grossman,Andreas Follesdal,Geir Ulfstein

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 110842385X

Category: Law

Page: N.A

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An interdisciplinary volume exploring the concept of legitimacy in relation to international courts and what can drive and weaken it.
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ICSID Reports

Author: James Crawford,Karen Lee,Elihu Lauterpacht

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 9780521899888

Category: Law

Page: 625

View: 8828

Volume 14 of the ICSID Reports includes cases up to early 2007.
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Reshaping the Investor-State Dispute Settlement System

Journeys for the 21st Century

Author: Jean E. Kalicki,Anna Joubin-Bret

Publisher: Hotei Publishing

ISBN: 9004291105

Category: Law

Page: 1044

View: 7549

In Reshaping the Investor-State Dispute Settlement System, Jean E. Kalicki and Anna Joubin-Bret offer a broad compendium of practical suggestions for reform of the current system of resolving international investment treaty disputes through arbitration.
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