Part III Procedural Issues, Ch.22 Jurisdiction and Admissibility
QC David A R Williams
Edited By: Peter T Muchlinski, Federico Ortino, Christoph Schreuer
- 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.