Litigating International Investment Disputes

A Practitioner's Guide


Each year a growing number of complex and distinctive cases are filed in diverse forums which specialize in international investment arbitration. Until now, however, no single manual has guided practitioners through the many complexities involved in international investment arbitration proceedings - from whether and how to initiate arbitral proceedings to the enforcement of the award and available post-award remedies. Litigating International Investment Disputes: A Practitioner’s Guide fills this lacuna by serving as a comprehensive resource for those who are new to international investment arbitration, as well as for the seasoned practitioners.

The diverse group of contributors are highly experienced experts and practitioners, who have acted as counsel and arbitrators, and served in institutions which routinely administer international investment arbitration proceedings.

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Preliminary Material
Editor(s): Chiara Giorgetti
Pages: i–xxvii
Editor(s): Chiara Giorgetti
Pages: 527–538
Dr. Chiara Giorgetti is an Assistant Professor of Law at Richmond University School of Law, where she focuses on international arbitration and international courts and tribunals. Prior to joining academia full time, she practiced international investment arbitration and public international law with White & Case, LLP in Washington D.C. and Lalive in Geneva. Giorgetti clerked at the International Court of Justice in The Hague, and is the author of two books and several articles and book chapters. Professor Giorgetti holds an LLM and JSD from Yale Law School and is a graduate of Bologna University and the London School of Economics.
"Litigating International Investment Disputes: A Practitioner’s Guide...serves as a comprehensive resource for those who are new to international investment arbitration, as well as for the seasoned practitioners."
-33 ASA Bulletin 1/2015 (March)

About the Authors

Chapter 1: An Outline of Procedure in an Investment Treaty Arbitration – Strategy and Choices
Bart Legum and Anna Crevon

Chapter 2: Representing Claimant: Pre-Arbitration Considerations
O. Thomas Johnson and David Pinsky

Chapter 3: Representing a Respondent State in Investment Arbitration
Jeremy K. Sharpe

Chapter 4:The Role of the Secretariat
Eloise Obadia and Frauke Nitscheke

Chapter 5: The Arbitral Tribunal: Selection And Replacement Of Arbitrators
Chiara Giorgetti

Chapter 6: Preliminary matters: Objections, Bi-Furcation, Request for Provisional Measures
Andrea Carlevaris

Chapter 7: Written Proceedings
Mark Clodfelter

Chapter 8: Oral Proceedings
Catherine Amirfar

Chapter 9: Applicable Law in International Investment Disputes
Andrea Kay Bjorklund

Chapter 10: Evidentiary Issues Arising in the Investment Arbitration Context
Rahim Moloo

Chapter 11: Technical and Legal Experts in International Investment Disputes
Brooks Daly and Fiona Poon

Chapter 12: Transparency of the Proceedings and Third Party Participation
Neale Bergman

Chapter 13: Costs in International Investment Arbitration
Michelle Bradfield and Guglielmo Verdirame

Chapter 14: The Award and Discontinuance of the Proceeding
John Crook

Chapter 15: The Enforcement of Awards
Carolyn B. Lamm and Eckhard R. Hellbeck

Chapter 16: Post-Award Remedies
Veijo Heiskanen and Laura Halonen
All those interested in international arbitration proceedings.
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