An Introduction to Practice and Procedure in an ICSID Convention Arbitration


Meg Kinnear, the Secretary-General of ICSID, will present an introduction to investment treaty arbitration at ICSID on December 7th, 2014. This presentation will guide participants through each stage of an ICSID arbitration. It would be of particular interest to individuals who are currently involved in or expect to become involved in an ICSID proceeding, individuals who are new to investor-State arbitration or those who advise governments or individuals about investment arbitration. The topics covered will include:

• Profile of Investment Cases at ICSID

• Pre-Arbitration Considerations

• Request for Arbitration

• Commencement of the Proceeding and Constitution of the Tribunal

• Written and Oral Proceedings

• Awards, Post Award Remedies and Enforcement

• Third Party Participation and Transparency of the Proceedings

• Cost of an ICSID Arbitration

Date: Sunday, December 7th, 2014

Time: 9:00am – 5:00pm

Place: Moot Court, Tsinghua University School of Law

Language: English

Contact: Grace、Jennifer, 86-10-62786153, 62772172,

Deadline for Registration: November 24th, 2014

Registration form to be emailed to

Attachment: Receipt Confirmation.doc