ICSID: An Introduction to the Convention and Centre

ISBN : 9780198821526

Antonio R. Parra
192 Pages
171 x 246 mm
Pub date
Mar 2020
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Based on the author's authoritative Hague Lectures on ICSID, this comprehensive commentary on ICSID and the ICSID Convention arbitration provides a detailed introduction to the world's leading institution devoted to international investment dispute settlement.

Fully up-to-date as of September 2019, this book presents a full and accessible picture of an increasingly important dispute settlement mechanism. The author delves into the origins and evolutions of the Convention and Centre and its jurisdiction, then navigates the reader through the process of arbitration proceedings under the Convention, applicable law, and the enforcement of Convention awards.
ICSID: An Introduction to the Convention and Centre is an authoritative, essential guide for students, practitioners, policymakers, investors, NGO activists, and journalists with an interest in investor-state dispute settlement.

About the author: 

Antonio R. Parra served as the first Deputy Secretary-General of ICSID from 1999 to 2005 and was Legal Adviser at ICSID from 1990 to 1999. He is currently a Consultant with the Corporate Secretariat of the World Bank, and an Honorary Secretary-General of the International Council for Commercial Arbitration (having been Secretary-General from 2004 to 2010). He is also a member of the Executive Committee of the Dubai International Arbitration Centre and a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators.

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