ICSID

ICSID’s Role in Advancing Investor-State Mediation

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IMI’s Investor-State Taskforce has received significant support from ICSID, the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes. In this article, ICSID Senior Legal Counsel Frauke Nitschke details how ICSID is ... Read More

Investment Arbitration And Financial Products

Investment Arbitration And Financial Products
Unanticipated disputes can sometimes arise when private companies conduct business in a foreign country. However, foreign investors are granted substantive protections through bilateral investment treaties (BITs), therefore in many cases ... Read More
GPC, News

Investor-State Mediation: Not Whether, Or Even When, But How

Investor-State Mediation: Not Whether, Or Even When, But How
It has long been suggested that public bodies are antagonistic to negotiating settlements with private investors. The supposed, underlying rationale is that government officials are reluctant to be seen as ... Read More

Some Thoughts On CETA

Some Thoughts On CETA
High drama this week, with CETA, the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement between Canada and the EU, first blocked by the Walloons, and then rescued following some marathon diplomacy (or ... Read More
GPC, Opinion

It’s A Numbers Game: Diversity And Inclusion In International Dispute Resolution

It’s A Numbers Game: Diversity And Inclusion In International Dispute Resolution
As a largely private mechanism for dispute resolution, international commercial arbitration has been shielded from scrutiny in relation to the composition of its arbitral tribunals. For years, the arbitration institutions ... Read More
GPC, News