Article from: TDM 1 (2009), in Case Comments & Awards
The amendments to the ICSID Rules of Procedure for Arbitration Proceedings took effect on April 10, 2006. These changes provide the ability of non parties to intervene and participate in ICSID arbitration proceedings. In two recent cases - Biwater v. Tanzania and Suez c. Argentina - the arbitral tribunals have applied the new rules. This article analyzes these cases and the results reached.