Comparing ICSID Convention and ICSID-Administered UNCITRAL Arbitration

ICSID administers proceedings under the ICSID rules, as well as arbitration cases under other rules, such as the UNCITRAL Arbitration Rules and ad hoc investor-State and State-State cases. In addition to a wide-choice in rules, ICSID offers extensive case administration services. 

This document provides a step-by-step comparison of the arbitral process under the ICSID and UNCITRAL rules, as well as notes on how ICSID’s administrative services cater to parties and tribunals under both sets of rules.

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