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Investment Treaty Arbitration and Public Law

Gus Van Harten

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199552146
eISBN:
9780191711558
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199552146.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

The recent explosion of investment treaty arbitration marks a major transformation of both international and public law, above all because of the manner in which states have delegated core powers of ... More


A Return to the Gay Nineties?

Gus Van Harten

in Investment Treaty Arbitration and Public Law

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199552146
eISBN:
9780191711558
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199552146.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter introduces investment law and arbitration by examining the historical conflict between capital-exporting and capital-importing countries over proposals for a multilateral investment ... More


INTERPRETING INVESTMENT TREATIES: EXPERIENCES AND EXAMPLES

Thomas W. Wälde

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/9780199571345.003.0038
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Private International Law

This chapter focuses on particular challenges in the interpretation of investment treaties before international tribunals. Interpretation of authoritative texts (divine, legal, or scholarly) is ... More


Procedure in Investment Treaty Arbitration and the Relevance of Comparative Public Law

Chester Brown

in International Investment Law and Comparative Public Law

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199589104
eISBN:
9780191595455
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199589104.003.0021
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law, Public International Law

This chapter deals with the applicable procedure in investment treaty arbitration. It notes that although investment treaty arbitration has a public law character, the applicable procedure typically ... More


The Businessman's Court

Gus Van Harten

in Investment Treaty Arbitration and Public Law

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199552146
eISBN:
9780191711558
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199552146.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter focuses on the problems arising from the use of arbitration to resolve regulatory disputes. Four criteria of public law adjudication — accountability, openness, coherence, and ... More


Approaches and Interpretations

Gus Van Harten

in Investment Treaty Arbitration and Public Law

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199552146
eISBN:
9780191711558
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199552146.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter examines how investment treaty arbitrators have exercised their power. Four broad approaches emerge from the jurisprudence to date. Two of them emphasize a reciprocal legal framework in ... More


COMMERCIAL ARBITRATION AND INVESTMENT ARBITRATION: FERTILE SOIL FOR FALSE FRIENDS?

Giuditta Cordero Moss

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/9780199571345.003.0039
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Private International Law

This chapter illustrates the risk of false friends in international arbitration by looking at one example of transplant from public international law into commercial law, and one from commercial ... More


CONSENT AND DUE PROCESS IN MULTIPARTY INVESTOR-STATE ARBITRATIONS

Carolyn B. Lamm, Hansel T. Pham, and Alexandra K. Meise Bay

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/9780199571345.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Private International Law

The last decade has seen a significant rise in the number of international arbitrations involving three or more parties. In the interest of efficiency and consistency, arbitral institutions have ... More


Transparency and Representation of the Public Interest in Investment Treaty Arbitration

Alessandra Asteriti and Christian J. Tams

in International Investment Law and Comparative Public Law

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199589104
eISBN:
9780191595455
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199589104.003.0025
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law, Public International Law

This chapter addresses one of the crucial tensions facing modern investment arbitration: that between confidentiality and privacy, on the one hand, and transparency and inclusiveness, on the other. ... More


Human Rights Arguments in Amicus Curiae Submissions: Promoting Social Justice?

James Harrison

in Human Rights in International Investment Law and Arbitration

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199578184
eISBN:
9780191722561
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199578184.003.0017
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Public International Law

This chapter analyzes the impact of human rights interventions of civil society organizations (CSOs) in international investment arbitration proceedings. It provides a history of the amicus ... More


THE SCOPE OF ICSID REVIEW: REMARKS ON SELECTED PROBLEMATIC ISSUES OF ICSID DECISIONS

Ieva Kalnina and Domenico Di Pietro

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/9780199571345.003.0014
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Private International Law

This chapter examines the relationship between the concerns raised about the quality and consistency of ICSID awards, on the one hand, and, on the other, the existence and efficiency of any ... More


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

Christina Binder, Ursula Kriebaum, August Reinisch, and Stephan Wittich (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199571345
eISBN:
9780191705472
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199571345.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Private International Law

International investment law has become increasingly prominent in the international legal order, spurred on by the explosion of Bilateral Investment Treaties between States and a sharp rise in ... More


THE SAGA OF CMS: RES JUDICATA, PRECEDENT, AND THE LEGITIMACY OF ICSID ARBITRATION

Charles N. Brower, Michael Ottolenghi, and Peter Prows

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/9780199571345.003.0043
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Private International Law

The spate of recent investment arbitration cases against repeat-respondent States, as well as the increasingly strident legal and political pushback these cases have begun to engender, call into ... More


Human Rights and International Investment Arbitration

Reiner Clara and Schreuer Christoph

in Human Rights in International Investment Law and Arbitration

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199578184
eISBN:
9780191722561
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199578184.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Public International Law

This chapter discusses the role of human rights in international investment arbitration, focusing on issues such as jurisdiction, applicable law, and invocation of human rights during proceedings. It ... More


ARBITRATOR INDEPENDENCE IN ICSID ARBITRATION

Audley Sheppard

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/9780199571345.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Private International Law

ICSID prescribes that the ICSID arbitrator must ‘be relied upon to exercise independent judgment’. This chapter begins by comparing this requirement with the formulation found in other arbitral rules ... More


The Transformation of International Law

Gus Van Harten

in Investment Treaty Arbitration and Public Law

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199552146
eISBN:
9780191711558
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199552146.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter argues that the emergence of the system of investment treaty arbitration, when viewed against the canvass of international law, marks a major transformation in international ... More


MONITORING OF DOMESTIC COURTS IN BIT ARBITRATIONS: A BRIEF INVENTORY OF SOME ISSUES

Christoph Liebscher

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/9780199571345.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Private International Law

This chapter considers the issues that arise when the activity (or inactivity) of domestic courts becomes an issue in investment arbitration. Topics covered include types of ‘denial of justice’; two ... More


Cain and Abel: Congruence and Conflict in the Application of the Denial of Justice Principle

Ali Ehsassi

in International Investment Law and Comparative Public Law

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199589104
eISBN:
9780191595455
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199589104.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law, Public International Law

Few concepts of public international law admit of more varied interpretations than denial of justice. Apart from considering the historical development of the concept, this chapter identifies ... More


Scope and Standards of Review

Gus Van Harten

in Investment Treaty Arbitration and Public Law

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199552146
eISBN:
9780191711558
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199552146.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter reviews the notion of ‘investment’ in contemporary treaties to demonstrate that the system affords to arbitrators a broad jurisdiction over a wide range of sovereign acts. It argues that ... More


Human Rights in International Investment Law and Arbitration

Pierre-Marie Dupuy, Ernst-Ulrich Petersmann, and Francesco Francioni (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199578184
eISBN:
9780191722561
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199578184.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Public International Law

The book offers a systematic analysis of the interaction between international investment law, investment arbitration, and human rights, such as the role of national and international courts, ... More


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