Foreword to the Backlash against Investment Arbitration.
Biographies of Editors.
Biographies of Contributors.
The Backlash against Investment Arbitration: Perceptions and Reality; D. Vagts.
PART I: THE PROTECTION OF INTERNATIONAL INVESTMENT: ASSESSING TREATY
Chapter 1. Disregarding the Corporate Veil and Denial of Benefits Clauses:
Testing Treaty Language and the Concept of “ Investor”; R. Thorn, J. Doucleff.
Chapter 2. Private Enforcement of International Investment Law: Why We Need
Investor Standing in BIT Dispute Settlement; S. Schill.
Chapter 3. Drawing the Limits of Free Transfer Provisions; A. Turyn, F. Perez
Chapter 5. A Comparison of ICSID and UNCITRAL Arbitration. Areas of Divergence
and Concern; S. Jagusch, J. Sullivan.
PART II: PARALLEL PROCEEDINGS AND CONFLICTING AWARDS.
Chapter 5. The Issues Raised by Parallel Proceedings and Possible Solutions;
Chapter 6. Parallel Proceedings: A Practitioner’s Perspective; R. Kreindler.
Chapter 7. Annulment and its Role in the Context of Conflicting Awards; C.
Chapter 8. Compensation for Non-expropriatory Investment Treaty Breaches in
the Argentine Gas Sector Cases: Issues and Implications; K. Khamsi.
PART III: PROTECTING THE PUBLIC INTEREST.
Chapter 9. Arbitrator Integrity; W. Park.
Chapter 10. Amicus Curiae: A Panacea for Legitimacy in Investment
Arbitration?; N. Blackaby, C. Richards.
Chapter 11. Participation of Non-governmental Organizations in Investment
Arbitration as Amici Curiae; A. Kawahru.
Chapter 12. Legality of Investments under ICSID Jurisprudence; G. Bottini.
Chapter 13. Invoking State Defenses in Investment Treaty Arbitration; A.
PART IV: INVESTMENT ARBITRATION AND ITS DISCONTENTS.
Chapter 14.Backlash to Investment Arbitration: Three Causes; L. Wells.
Chapter 15. Denunciation of the ICSID Convention and Consent to Arbitration;
B. Simmons, A.T. Guzman, Z. Elkins.
Chapter 16. Competing for Capital: The Diffusion of Bilateral Investment
Treaties, 1960–2000; C. Schreuer,
Chapter 17. The Argentine Financial Crisis: State Liability under BITs and the
Legitimacy of the ICSID System; W. Burke-White.
Chapter 18. Perceived Bias in Investment Treaty Arbitration? G. Van Harten.
Chapter 19. European Law Challenges to Investment Arbitration; M. Burgstaller.
Chapter 20. Out of Order; L.E. Peterson.
PART V: ICSID ARBITRATION’S FALL FROM GRACE: THE WAY FORWARD.
Chapter 21. Globalization: The Driving Force in International Investment Law;
Chapter 22. A Dispute Systems Design Diagnosis of ICSID; I.M. Penusliski.
Chapter 23. The International Investment Protection Regime through the Lens of
Economic Theory; A. van Aaken .
Chapter 24. ‘History Ain’t Changed’: Why Investor-State Arbitration Will
Survive the ‘New Revolution’; T. Nelson.
Chapter 25. The State, a Perpetual Respondent in Investment Arbitration? Some
Unorthodox Considerations; M. Toral, T. Schultz.