Is There a Need for an ICSID Appellate Structure?
Christian J. Tams
University of Glasgow, School of Law
February 11, 2009
THE INTERNATIONAL CONVENTION FOR THE SETTLEMENT OF INVESTMENT DISPUTES: TAKING STOCK AFTER 40 YEARS, Hofmann, Tams, eds., Nomos, Baden-Baden, 2007
This paper evaluates the case for the introduction of an appellate systrem in international investment arbitration. It argues that while an appellate body might remedy problems of inconsistent decisions, its introduction faces major (legal and political) obstacles.
Number of Pages in PDF File: 28
Keywords: ICSID, investment protection, dispute settlement, international courts and tribunals, international law
JEL Classification: K33, K41Accepted Paper Series
Date posted: February 12, 2009 ; Last revised: June 8, 2009
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