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Aspects of the Early Cases

Antonio R. Parra

in The History of ICSID

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199660568
eISBN:
9780191743382
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199660568.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Legal History

This chapter focuses on key aspects of the cases brought to ICSID in its first two decades. Section I examines the ways in which successive Secretaries-General handled the registration of requests to ... More


STATE IMMUNITY AND THE ENFORCEMENT OF INVESTOR-STATE ARBITRAL AWARDS

Andrea K. Bjorklund

in International Investment Law for the 21st Century: Essays in Honour of Christoph Schreuer

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199571345
eISBN:
9780191705472
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199571345.003.0017
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Private International Law

This chapter begins by describing the regimes set forth for the enforcement of awards under the ICSID Convention and under the New York Convention. Though the routes each prescribes are different, ... More


DENOUNCING ICSID

Keyvan Rastegar

in International Investment Law for the 21st Century: Essays in Honour of Christoph Schreuer

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199571345
eISBN:
9780191705472
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199571345.003.0016
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Private International Law

The legal academy is coming to embrace the opposite position of indeterminacy, not only as a matter of practical reality and ensuing theoretical introspection, but as more intuitive and plausible to ... More


ENFORCEMENT OF ICSID AWARDS: ARTICLES 53 AND 54 OF THE ICSID CONVENTION

Stanimir A. Alexandrov

in International Investment Law for the 21st Century: Essays in Honour of Christoph Schreuer

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199571345
eISBN:
9780191705472
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199571345.003.0018
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Private International Law

This chapter discusses Articles 53 and 54 of the Convention on the Settlement of Investment Disputes between States and Nationals of Other States (ICSID Convention). Article 53's obligation to abide ... More


ICSID from 2000 to 2010

Antonio R. Parra

in The History of ICSID

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199660568
eISBN:
9780191743382
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199660568.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Legal History

This chapter examines activities of the Centre in the first decade of the twenty-first century. Section I begins by reviewing ratifications of the ICSID Convention in the period 2000 to 2010. It then ... More


Choice-of-Law Rules

Hege Elisabeth Kjos

in Applicable Law in Investor-State Arbitration: The Interplay Between National and International Law

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199656950
eISBN:
9780191746291
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199656950.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter discusses the implications of the territorialized or internationalized nature of investment tribunals for their choice-of-law methodology. It examines choice-of-law rules as reflected in ... More


LOCAL REMEDIES AND THE STANDARDS FOR THE PROTECTION OF FOREIGN INVESTMENT

Ursula Kriebaum

in International Investment Law for the 21st Century: Essays in Honour of Christoph Schreuer

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199571345
eISBN:
9780191705472
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199571345.003.0023
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Private International Law

This chapter examines the alleged requirement to resort to local remedies before a violation of a substantive standard of international investment law can be diagnosed, despite a waiver of the ... More


Finalizing the Text of the Convention

Antonio R. Parra

in The History of ICSID

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199660568
eISBN:
9780191743382
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199660568.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Legal History

This chapter provides a detailed, stage-by-stage narrative of the drawing up of the text of the Convention between 1962 and 1965. The day after the adoption of the resolution, the President of the ... More


Establishment and Launch of the Centre

Antonio R. Parra

in The History of ICSID

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199660568
eISBN:
9780191743382
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199660568.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Legal History

This chapter details the bringing of the Convention into force in 1966 and the launch of the Centre in 1967. It covers the inaugural meeting of the Administrative Council, the Provisional Regulations ... More


Intergovernmental Discussion and Ratification of ICSID

Taylor St John

in The Rise of Investor-State Arbitration: Politics, Law, and Unintended Consequences

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780198789918
eISBN:
9780191831553
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198789918.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Chapter five analyzes initial state responses to the idea of ICSID. The Bank invited states to send legal experts, even if these individuals were not government officials. Despite their shared ... More


Jurisdiction Ratione Personae

Jorun Baumgartner

in Treaty Shopping in International Investment Law

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780198787112
eISBN:
9780191829185
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198787112.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

When raising objections to jurisdiction ratione personae, respondent States have often argued that the investor having brought the claim under a given investment treaty was not the ‘real’ investor ... More


THE CANADIAN APPROACH TO INVESTMENT PROTECTION: HOW FAR WE HAVE COME!

L. Yves Fortier

in International Investment Law for the 21st Century: Essays in Honour of Christoph Schreuer

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199571345
eISBN:
9780191705472
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199571345.003.0028
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Private International Law

This chapter has two main objectives. The first is to provide an overview of the evolution of Canada's approach to investment protection, with particular focus on dispute settlement. The second ... More


Conclusion

Antonio R. Parra

in The History of ICSID

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199660568
eISBN:
9780191743382
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199660568.003.0012
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Legal History

This chapter offers some general observations based on the preceding history. By the end of fiscal year 2010, the ICSID Convention had 144 Contracting States. A total of 319 cases had been submitted ... More


Supranational Agenda-Setting: The World Bank’s “Modest Proposal”

Taylor St John

in The Rise of Investor-State Arbitration: Politics, Law, and Unintended Consequences

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780198789918
eISBN:
9780191831553
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198789918.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Chapter four sets out the context in which the World Bank proposed ICSID and analyzes the Bank’s motivation, resources, and strategy in doing so. World Bank officials had extensive access to ... More


Culture and the Legal Infrastructure of Investment Arbitration

Won L. Kidane

in The Culture of International Arbitration

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780199973927
eISBN:
9780199361922
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199973927.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Private International Law, Company and Commercial Law

The International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) Convention is the most important procedural mechanism for the settlement of investment disputes. It is a quintessential ... More


The Preliminary Draft of the Convention

Antonio R. Parra

in The History of ICSID

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199660568
eISBN:
9780191743382
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199660568.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Legal History

This chapter provides a detailed, stage-by-stage narrative of the drawing up of the text of the Convention between 1962 and 1965. It describes the Preliminary Draft, focusing on the main differences ... More


Origins of the Convention

Antonio R. Parra

in The History of ICSID

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199660568
eISBN:
9780191743382
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199660568.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Legal History

This chapter looks at the immediate origins of the ICSID Convention, in the years 1955 to 1962. It discusses the proposed multilateral approaches to the promotion of private foreign investment, the ... More


Broches’s “Working Paper”

Antonio R. Parra

in The History of ICSID

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199660568
eISBN:
9780191743382
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199660568.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Legal History

This chapter provides a detailed, stage-by-stage narrative of the drawing up of the text of the Convention between 1962 and 1965. For their work on what became the ICSID Convention, the Executive ... More


Jurisdiction Ratione Materiae

Jorun Baumgartner

in Treaty Shopping in International Investment Law

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780198787112
eISBN:
9780191829185
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198787112.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

Questions also arise in the context of jurisdiction ratione materiae. As a consequence of the restrictive approach to investment protection under customary international law (as seen in the Barcelona ... More


Epilogue

Kenneth J. Vandevelde

in The First Bilateral Investment Treaties: U.S. Postwar Friendship, Commerce, and Navigation Treaties

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780190679576
eISBN:
9780190679606
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190679576.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Legal History

In 1966, as the last FCN treaty awaited signature, the Senate sought to strengthen the rule of law with respect to investment by giving advice and consent to ratification of the ICSID Convention, ... More


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