Initial Steps After Registration - ICSID Mediation (2022)

The mediation proceeding begins when the Request for mediation is registered. Unless the parties agree otherwise, the applicable Mediation Rules are those in effect at the time of the filing of the Request (Mediation Rule 3(4)).

The parties may agree to modify provisions of the Mediation Rules other than Rules 1-7 which regulate the institution of the mediation. If any of the Mediation Rules or any agreement of the parties to modify the application of the Mediation Rules conflicts with a provision of law from which the parties cannot derogate, that provision shall prevail (Mediation Rule 3(3)).

Effects of Registration

Once the Request for mediation is registered: