The Enforcement of International Investment Arbitral Awards: Is There A Better Way?
Article from: TDM 4 (2009), in Latin America
It is well known that, among other features, the Washington Convention of 1965 (also referred to as the "ICSID Convention") has important and modern provisions about the recognition and the enforcement of international investment arbitral awards rendered under its auspices (the so-called "ICSID awards"). As a matter of fact, it is considered to provide for a special form of international arbitration. A simple reading of its text leaves no doubt that the whole system of this Convention was specially created for solving investment legal disputes between a State (the host State of ...