ICSID Review
​​​​7.1.0-ICSID-Review-LP.pngThe ICSID Review - Foreign Investment Law Journal is the world’s leading independent peer-reviewed journal specializing in international investment law and dispute resolution. Each issue includes case comments, notes and articles on the law relating to foreign investment and resolution of international investment disputes. Contributions are published in English, French and Spanish, as submitted by the author. 
The topics considered in the ICSID Review are diverse. The most recent issue of the ICSID Review addressed these topics:


Volume 31, Number 1 (Winter 2016) - Anniversary Issue

Special Focus Issue: State-Owned Enterprises

Edited by Norah Gallagher (Queen Mary University of London) and Lu Wang (University of Liverpool and Xi’an Jiaotong University)

  • Lu Wang and Norah Gallagher, Introduction to the Special Focus Issue on State-Owned Enterprises
  • Paul Michael Blyschak, State-Owned Enterprises in International Investment
    Lauge N. Skovgaard Poulsen, States as Foreign Investors: Diplomatic Disputes and Legal Fictions
  • Mark Feldman, State-Owned Enterprises as Claimants in International Investment Arbitration
  • James E. Mendenhall, Assessing Security Risks Posed by State-Owned Enterprises in the Context of International Investment Agreements
  • Lu Wang, Non-Discrimination Treatment of State-Owned Enterprise Investors in International Investment Agreements?
  • Kevin Ackhurst, Stephen Nattrass and Erin Brown, CETA, the Investment Canada Act and SOEs: A Brave New World for Free Trade
  • Paul Rose, US Regulation of Investment by State-Controlled Entities
  • Norah Gallagher, Role of China in Investment: BITs, SOEs, Private Enterprises, and Evolution of Policy

Case Comments

  • Alejandro A. Escobar y Ernesto J. Féliz De Jesús, La decisión de anulación en el caso Iberdrola Energía, SA c República de Guatemala: Alcance del estándar aplicable a causales de anulación bajo el Convenio del CIADI
  • Mélida Hodgson, Churchill Mining PLC and Planet Mining Pty Ltd v Republic of Indonesia: Procedural Order No 15: Reconsideration under the ICSID Convention: No Award Required
  • Martins Paparinskis, Franck Charles Arif v Republic of Moldova: Courts Behaving Nicely and What to Do About It
  • Qing Ren, Ping An v Belgium: Temporal Jurisdiction of Successive BITs
  • Christian Tomuschat, Tidewater v Venezuela: The Award of 13 March 2015


  • Juan Pablo Hugues Arthur y Jimena Moreno González, Mitos y realidades del arbitraje inversionista-Estado en el Tratado de Libre Comercio de América del Norte: La experiencia mexicana
  • Engela C. Schlemmer, An Overview of South Africa’s Bilateral Investment Treaties and Investment Policy
  • Leon E. Trakman and David Musayelyan, The Repudiation of Investor–State Arbitration and Subsequent Treaty Practice: The Resurgence of Qualified Investor–State Arbitration


  • Florin A. Dorobantu, Natasha Dupont and M. Alexis Maniatis, Country Risk and Damages in Investment Arbitration

Book Review

  • George A. Bermann, Reshaping the Investor-State Dispute Resolution System

Student Writing Competition

  • Lisa M. Bohmer, Finality in ICSID Arbitration Revisited
  • Peter Tzeng, Deferring Future Damages to Future Tribunals: The Jurisdictional Obstacles




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