This article provides a general overview of the International Centre for Investment Disputes (ICSID or the Centre) and its role in the settlement of ‘investment’ disputes between hosts states and foreign investors. Given the proliferation of bilateral and multilateral investment protection treaties, private investors and state parties are increasingly seeking direct recourse to international arbitration to settle claims.
Lightfoot, Richard and Nicolaides, James
"Resolving investment disputes through ICSID,"
ADR Bulletin: Vol. 9
, Article 5.
Available at: http://epublications.bond.edu.au/adr/vol9/iss8/5