ICSID Convention after 50 years : unsettled issues /
edited by Crina Baltag.
Alphen aan den Rijn, The Netherlands : Kluwer Law International B.V., [2017]
xlii, 596 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
9041166335 (hbk. : alk. paper), 9789041166333 (hbk. : alk. paper), 9789041166470 (e-book), 9789041187338 (web-PDF)
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Alphen aan den Rijn, The Netherlands : Kluwer Law International B.V., [2017]
9041166335 (hbk. : alk. paper)
9789041166333 (hbk. : alk. paper)
9789041166470 (e-book)
9789041187338 (web-PDF)
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The ICSID Convention : a successful story : the origins and history of the ICSID / Crina Baltag -- Paradoxes of (sovereign) consent : on the uses and abuses of a notion in international investment law / Horia Ciurtin -- The notion of investment and economic development under the ICSID Convention / Roberto Castro de Figueiredo -- Natural persons as claimants under the ICSID Convention / Matei Purice -- Juridical persons and the requirments of the ICSID Convention / Chester Brown & Ashique Rahman -- Attribution of conducts of state-owned enterprises based on control by the state / Albert Badia -- Contract claims and treaty claims / Alfred Siwy -- Jurisdiction and admissibility in proceedings under the ICSID Convention and the ICSID additional facility rules / Hanno Wehland -- Preliminary objections to dismiss claims that are manifestly without legal merit under Rule 41(5) of the ICSID arbitration rules / Michele Potestà -- The applicable law and the ICSID Convention / Monique Sasson -- Bias challenges in ICSID arbitration : unsettled issues / Sam Luttrell -- The role of national courts in ICSID arbitration / Alejandro López Ortiz, Patricia Ugalde-Revilla & Christopher Chinn -- Mapping the genetic code of provisional measures : characteristics and recent developments / Lucas Bento -- Treaty counterclaims under the ICSID Convention / Ștefan Dudas -- Recognition and enforcement of ICSID awards : the ICSID Convenion and the European Union / Markus Burgstaller -- Annulment of ICSID awards : recent trends / Silvia M. Marchili & Sara McBrearty -- Allocation of costs in ICSID arbitrations / Matthew Hodgson & Elizabeth Evans -- Treaty interpretation, the ICSID Convention and investment treaties / Romesh Weeramantry -- Modern authoritarian regimes and the denunciation of the ICSID Convention / Vanessa A. Giraud Martinelli -- The ICSID Convention and non-contracting states : the Brazilian position metaphor / Daniel de Andrade Levy -- Enhancing the appeal of conciliation under the ICSID Convention / Dany Khayat & William Ahern -- The future of the ICSID Convention : bigger, better, faster? / Daniel Kalderimis.
ICSID Convention after Fifty Years: Unsettled Issues celebrates the fiftieth anniversary of the Convention on the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID Convention or Washington Convention) with an overview and analysis of the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) case law to date and focusing particularly on unsettled issues, assesses possible developments in the institution's next phase. The ICSID has played a leading role in establishing the field of foreign investment law. It is primarily due to the ICSID that it is no longer peculiar for individuals and corporations to have legal standing in claims against governments probably the most notable development of international law of the past half century. Now, in its fiftieth year and ratified by more than 150 states, the ICSID received its 500th case in 2015 --Source other then Library of Congress.
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