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Part III Procedural Issues, Ch.22 Jurisdiction and Admissibility

QC David A R Williams

From: The Oxford Handbook of International Investment Law

Edited By: Peter T Muchlinski, Federico Ortino, Christoph Schreuer

From: Investment Claims (http://oxia.ouplaw.com). (c) Oxford University Press, 2023. All Rights Reserved. date: 14 April 2024

Investment — Investor — Specialized treaty frameworks — Admissibility — Jurisdiction — UNCITRAL Arbitration Rules — Contract claims — Treaty claim — NAFTA (North American Free Trade Agreement) — ECT (Energy Charter Treaty) — International investment law

This chapter begins with an overview of the jurisdictional requirements of the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID). It then discusses ICSID and subject-matter jurisdiction, ICSID and personal jurisdiction, jurisdictional requirements under ICSID's Additional Facility, jurisdictional requirements under the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) and the Energy Charter Treaty (ECT); jurisdictional requirements under the UNCITRAL Rules, the ICC and LCIA Rules; denial of benefits clauses, and the concept of admissibility.

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