| Commentary

69 Enforcement of ICSID Convention awards

| Commentary

69 Enforcement of ICSID Convention awards

The Convention on the Settlement of Investment Disputes between States and Nationals of Other States of 1965 (ICSID Convention)1 provides a mechanism for the international arbitration of disputes between investors and foreign states and for the enforcement of awards arising out of those arbitrations.

A party seeking to enforce an award rendered pursuant to the ICSID Convention in England will rely on the Arbitration (International Investment Disputes) Act 1966, which implements the ICSID Convention into English law. Under the 1966 Act, a party may enforce an ICSID award in England as though it

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