November 2019 (Guest) Insight - Gisela Granado, Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI) Global Secretariat; 2 Blogs

Gisela Granado (EITI Global Secretariat) | Document | 2019

Guest Insight from Gisela Granado, EITI: 2-part Research Insight as follows: 1. Cryptocurrencies, mining and transparency; and 2. Understanding energy disputes between investors and States. This is the first of two collaborative, Guest Insights from this esteemed author. Editorial serv...


Table of Arbitration Institutions

Extractives Hub | Document | 2018

This resource is a table of the most renowned international and regional arbitration institutions, compiled by the Extractives Hub in 2017.


Costs and Benefits of Investment Treaties: Practical Considerations for States

The Columbia Center on Sustainable Investment | Document | 2018

This paper analyzes the expected benefits of investment treaties, including: increased inward investment, increased outward investment, and depoliticization of investment disputes. It then considers evidence of the costs of investment treaties, including: litigation, liability, reputational cost, re...


Tanzania’s New Natural Resources Legislation: What Will Change?

Natural Resource Governance Institute | Document | 2017

Tanzania’s parliament passed three pieces of legislation on 3 and 4 July 2017 that make significant changes to the legal and institutional frameworks governing oil, gas and mineral extraction: (1) the Written Laws (Miscellaneous Amendments) Act 2017 (“Amendments Act”), (2) the Natural Wealth and ...


Chinese International Economic and Trade Arbitration Centre (CIETAC) (Website)

Chinese International Economic and Trade Arbitration Centre (CIETAC) | URL | 2017

Established in 1956, CIETAC is China’s oldest and most experienced arbitration institution, accepting the majority of foreign-related arbitration cases in China.


Ghana Arbitration Centre (GAC) (Website)

Ghana Arbitration Centre (GAC) | URL | 2017

The GAC was established on the initiative of a number of senior Ghanaian Lawyers to address a critical need in the country’s system of resolving civil disputes.


The London Court of International Arbitration – Mauritius International Arbitration Centre (LCIA-MIAC) (Website)

The London Court of International Arbitration – Mauritius International Arbitration Centre (LCIA-MIAC) | URL | 2017

LCIA-MIAC was established in 2012 as a joint venture between the London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA), the government of the Republic of Mauritius, and the Mauritius Arbitration Centre Limited (MIAC). The 2012 LCIA-MIAC Arbitration Rules are based on the Arbitration Rules of the LCIA, an...


Cairo Regional Centre for International Commercial Arbitration (CRCICA) (Website)

Cairo Regional Centre for International Commercial Arbitration (CRCICA) | URL | 2017

The CRCICA is an independent non-profit international organization established in 1979. Among others, it administers domestic and international arbitrations (according to the UNCITRAL Rules), non-UNCITRAL disputes and other ADR mechanisms. It provides capacity-building training courses in the field ...


Australian Centre for International Commercial Arbitration (ACICA) (Website)

Australian Centre for International Commercial Arbitration (ACICA) | URL | 2017

Established in 1985 as an independent, not-for-profit organisation, ACICA’s services include acting as an impartial appointment and administering body for all forms of alternative dispute resolution, under its own sets of Rules as well as ad hoc processes, including under the UNCITRAL Arbitration Ru...


Stockholm Chamber of Commerce Arbitration Institute (SCC) (Website)

Stockholm Chamber of Commerce Arbitration Institute (SCC) | URL | 2017

The SCC was founded in 1917 and served as a forum for a decade between 1970s and 1980s for disputes involving parties from the USSR and China, and since 1993, has administered a large number of investment disputes, primarily based on bilateral investment treaties.


Energy Charter Treaty (ECT) (Website)

Energy Charter Treaty (ECT) | URL | 2017

The ECT contains a comprehensive system for settling disputes on matters covered by the Treaty. The two basic forms of binding dispute settlement are state-state arbitration on the interpretation or application of almost all aspects of the Treaty (except for competition and environmental issues), an...


Kuala Lumpur Regional Centre for Arbitration (KLRCA) (Website)

Kuala Lumpur Regional Centre for Arbitration (KLRCA) | URL | 2017

KLRCA was established in 1978 in the capital of Malaysia to offer the best available resolution outside the court in trade, commerce and investment areas.


Internatıonal Centre For Dıspute Resolutıon (ICDR) (Website)

International Centre For Dispute Resolution (ICDR) | URL | 2017

ICDR is the international division of the American Arbitration Association. It has a Case Management Team, comprised of qualified arbitrators and mediators from around the globe. It is known for moving with speed and control of costs, and understanding of cultural sensitivities.


International Chamber of Commerce International Court of Arbitration (ICC) (Website)

International Chamber of Commerce International Court of Arbitration (ICC) | URL | 2017

The ICC’s International Court of Arbitration was established in 1923. Despite being criticised for the expenses and administrative burdens, the ICC is one of world’s leading international commercial arbitration institutions. It has an administrative body that acts in a supervisory and appointing cap...


The Kigali International Arbitration Centre (KIAC) (Website)

The Kigali International Arbitration Centre (KIAC) | URL | 2017

KIAC was established in May 2012, an initiative between the Rwanda Private Sector Federation and the Government of Rwanda. As at 30 June 2016, 40 cases had been filed with KIAC. At least four of those cases have been international, involving parties from Dubai, Germany, Italy, Kenya, Senegal, South ...


Indian Council of Arbitration (ICA) (Website)

Indian Council of Arbitration (ICA) | URL | 2017

The ICA was established in 1965 as a specialised arbitral body at the national level under the initiatives of the Government of India and apex business organisations like the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI). Based in New Delhi, the main objective of ICA is to promote s...


The Regional Centre for International Commercial Arbitration - Lagos (RCICAL) (Website)

The Regional Centre for International Commercial Arbitration - Lagos (RCICAL) | URL | 2017

RCICAL was established in 1989 under the auspices of AALCO. RCICAL administers its arbitrations pursuant to the UNCITRAL Model Law. According to RCICAL, it administers an average of four international cases each year.


Singapore International Arbitration Centre (SIAC) (Website)

Singapore International Arbitration Centre (SIAC) | URL | 2017

Established in 1991, SIAC, is a non-profit-making organisation, which provide facilities for international and domestic commercial arbitration and conciliation. It has developed a pool of arbitrators and experts in the law and practice of international arbitration and conciliation.


Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre (HKIAC) (Website)

Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre (HKIAC) | URL | 2017

HKIAC is a company limited by guarantee and a non-profit organisation established under Hong Kong law. It specialises in arbitration, mediation, adjudication and domain name disputes resolution. At least half of the disputes submitted to the HKIAC are of a commercial nature (others include maritime ...


Internatıonal Centre For Settlement Of Investment Dısputes (ICSID) (Website)

International Centre For Settlement Of Investment Disputes (ICSID) | URL | 2017

Established in 1966 by the World Bank to promote international investment by providing an independent, depoliticised and effective dispute-settlement option. It is available to investors and for state-state disputes under investment treaties and free trade agreements, and as an administrative regist...