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
Date Written: February 11, 2009
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
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