Is There a Need for an ICSID Appellate Structure?

THE INTERNATIONAL CONVENTION FOR THE SETTLEMENT OF INVESTMENT DISPUTES: TAKING STOCK AFTER 40 YEARS, Hofmann, Tams, eds., Nomos, Baden-Baden, 2007

28 Pages Posted: 12 Feb 2009 Last revised: 8 Jun 2009

Christian J. Tams

University of Glasgow, School of Law

Date Written: February 11, 2009

Abstract

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.

Keywords: ICSID, investment protection, dispute settlement, international courts and tribunals, international law

JEL Classification: K33, K41

Suggested Citation

Tams, Christian J., Is There a Need for an ICSID Appellate Structure? (February 11, 2009). THE INTERNATIONAL CONVENTION FOR THE SETTLEMENT OF INVESTMENT DISPUTES: TAKING STOCK AFTER 40 YEARS, Hofmann, Tams, eds., Nomos, Baden-Baden, 2007. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1341268

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