• Search

EU model for ISDS incompatible with ICSID Convention, argues leading academic

08 March 2017

EU model for ISDS incompatible with ICSID Convention, argues leading academic Calamita

In a paper presented in London and Cambridge, a leading academic has argued that the European Union’s plan for a standing investment tribunal with an appellate mechanism – already provided for in trade deals such as the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement between the EU and Canada – is incompatible with the ICSID Convention but not with investor-state arbitration in general.