Retrospective: drafting the convention and ICSID’s early years
Gonzalo Flores Senior Counsel, ICSID, Washington DC
Eduardo Silva Romero Dechert, Paris; Vice-Chair, IBA Arbitration Committee
• Drafting: what were the drafters’ concerns and how did they do?
• To what extent did the drafters anticipate the future?
Christoph Schreuer Independent expert and arbitrator in investment cases, Washington DC
Antonio R Parra Consultant, Corporate Secretariat, World Bank, Washington DC
Christopher Thomas NUS Centre for International Law, Singapore
The early years: jurisdiction the old-fashioned way; early annulments
W Laurence Craig Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe, Paris
Ahmed El-Kosheri Kosheri Rashed & Riad, Cairo
Albert Jan van den Berg President, ICCA, Brussels