Navigating the Parallel Universe of Investor-State disputes under the UNCITRAL Rules
Article from: TDM 1 (2017), in Investor-State Disputes - International Investment Law
The purpose of this chapter is to shed some light on the number and nature of investor-State disputes submitted to arbitration under the UNCITRAL Rules, a lesser-explored 'parallel universe' to the well-understood ICSID system. The aim is to assist those advising investors and States should they face an UNCITRAL arbitration either by choice (at the stage of drafting an investment agreement or when a dispute has already arisen) or otherwise. Section II covers preliminary issues, including a brief description of the UNCITRAL Rules, an examination of the circumstances in which parties to an ...