Tag Archives: ICSID

Scope of powers of the Arbitration Tribunals or the ad hoc Committees when deciding annulment requests and other post-award remedies and procedures in ICSID dispute settlements

By Marlon Meza Abstract:  This paper will address the post–award remedies and procedures against ICSID awards, from a simple request of supplementation or error rectification (which the arbitration tribunal can resolve), through interpretation and revision requests, finally focusing on petitions for annulment that are settled by some ad hoc Committees − which are sometimes criticized … Continue Reading

Mexico showcases its commitment to investment protection in general – whether through arbitration or not

By: Andrea Lapunzina Veronelli & Paola Aldrete Mexico has been a long-time player in the investment arbitration system. At this writing, Mexico is party to 30 bilateral investment treaties (BITs) in force and is signatory to three other BITs that are not yet in force. It is also party to a number of treaties with … Continue Reading

Investment Protection in Latin America: Mexico Takes One Step Forward, Venezuela Takes Two Steps Back

Mexico has signed the Convention on the Settlement of Investment Disputes between States and National of other States, better known as the Washington Convention or theICSID Convention. This important development is expected to make Mexico considerably more attractive for foreign investors. In contrast, the Venezuela National Constitutional Assembly, which was formed in mid-2017 – many … Continue Reading

The ICC modifies its Note on the Conduct of Arbitration under the ICC Rules

The Secretariat of the International Court of Arbitration of the International Chambers of Commerce (ICC) periodically issues documents for the information of parties and arbitrators and to aid the conduct of the proceedings.  These documents include notes dealing with various aspects of practice and procedure.  One of the most widely referred practice notes is the … Continue Reading
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