ICSID Annulment Procedure - Review of Practice and Experience
Article from: TDM 1 (2017), in Investor-State Disputes - International Investment Law
The investment arbitration system in general, and the ICSID system in particular, has been taking serious incoming fire. Some of that criticism is superficial, and easily rebutted. Other requires more sustained analysis. The criticism of the ICSID annulment system falls into that latter category, and it is in that particular context that the recently "Updated Background Paper on Annulment" is such a welcome contribution. From my perspective, I often find it useful to return to first principles. Is the bulk of the criticism of the annulment system that it is failing to meet the ...