Summary of Issue Statements and Brief Answers

(The full memo can be found here) *

1. Would a multilateral investment court’s (MIC) awards be enforceable using the International Centre for the Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) Convention?

Brief Answer: No, under th...

(This memorandum is a redacted version of a confidential research project)

This report discusses the costs and benefits of becoming a Member of the ICSID (International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes) in the context of Country X. In doing so, it identifies...

Executive Summary

As of 8 June 2012, 158 countries are parties to the ICSID Convention. ICSID represents a “quintessential framework for investor-state arbitration” and its role in resolving investment disputes is continuously increasing. In 2011, the ICSID Secretariat...

This memorandum addresses the notion of consent to international investment arbitration and the possibility of the termination of such consent either by virtue of withdrawal from ICSID Convention or BITs. Through a detailed analysis of Articles 71 and 72 of the ICSID C...

This guide explains what amicus curiae participation is in the context of international investment arbitration. In addition, it outlines who can participate, what such participation entails, why participation may be beneficial, and lastly, the different procedural rule...

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