Investor-State Dispute Resolution: Defining “Qualified Investor” and “Qualified Investment” under ICSID

According to a recent Forbes article, investor-state dispute resolution is one of the “fastest growing areas of international law.”[1] While there are many types on international investment agreements, the most common form is bilateral investment treaties (BIT’s).[2] Countries may enter into BIT’s that permit investor-related disputes to be settled in arbitration between the private party … Read more