ICSID arbitration

ICSID arbitration guidance:

ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained. This year’s annual round-up reviews some of the most significant investment treaty arbitration...

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STOP PRESS: This Practice Note is being reviewed in light of the 5 May 2020 agreement by most EU Member States to terminate their intra-EU bilateral investment treaties....

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The recognition and enforcement of International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) awards in Germany is governed by Chapter IV, section 6 of the...

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A definition of expropriation In the context of investment treaty arbitration, expropriation occurs when a state has taken a foreign investor’s property for which...

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CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19): Many arbitral organisations have responded to the coronavirus pandemic with practical guidance and/or changes to their usual procedures and ways...

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CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19): Many arbitral organisations have responded to the coronavirus pandemic with practical guidance and/or changes to their usual procedures and ways...

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ICSID Click here to download a PDF of the Getting The Deal Through arbitration guide for ICSID. The attached Getting the Deal Through guide gives information on the...

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ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained. To access the 2019 tracker, see Practice Note: Investment treaty arbitration—2019—key arbitral...

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ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained. This Practice Note tracks the details of key awards and decisions issued by tribunals in investment...

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This Practice Note tracks the details of key awards and decisions issued by tribunals in investment treaty arbitration proceedings, principally those administered by the...

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This Practice Note links to a broad range of model arbitration clauses from leading, and less well-known, arbitral institutions, organisations and industry bodies. The...

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What is a most favoured nation clause? A 'most favoured nation' (MFN) clause is commonly found in investment treaties. The clause provides a standard of protection that...

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Under bilateral investment treaties (BITs) and other investment protection treaties such as multilateral investment treaties (MITs), host states typically will promise to...

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STOP PRESS: This Practice Note is being reviewed in light of the 5 May 2020 agreement by most EU Member States to terminate their intra-EU bilateral investment treaties....

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This Practice Note considers the role of state immunity in relation to arbitration proceedings in general terms. For more detailed information on state immunity and...

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The major gateway issue for any claim brought under a bilateral investment treaty (BIT), multilateral investment treaty (MIT) or foreign investment law will be whether...

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What is an umbrella clause? An umbrella clause (known also as an umbrella agreement or an observance of undertakings clause) is a provision in a bilateral investment...

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The Transparency Rules—background and purpose The UNCITRAL Rules on Transparency in Treaty-based Investor-State Arbitration (the Transparency Rules) were adopted by the...

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