The Difficulties of Conciliation in Investment Treaty Cases: A Comment on Professor Jack C. Coe's 'Toward A Complementary Use Of Conciliation In Investor-State Disputes - A Preliminary Sketch'
Article from: TDM 1 (2007), in Mediation & ADR
My principal comment on Professor Coe's piece is this: bravo. Conciliation is or should be an essential part of any litigator's toolkit. Serious, scholarly discussion of conciliation in investment treaty arbitration, however, has been lacking to date. Professor Coe's thoughtful, ground-breaking article will necessarily frame the de-bate on the subject that will inevitably follow it. In this brief comment, I offer further observations on the particular difficulties associated with conciliation in the investment treaty arbitration context. I argue that ...