ICSID Rejects Argentina's Request To Disqualify Arbitrator As Impartial

(September 11, 2015, 2:32 PM EDT) -- WASHINGTON, D.C. — An ad hoc Committee for the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) on Sept. 10 released its ruling rejecting an application filed by Argentina to disqualify a committee member, finding that she does not lack impartiality (Total S.A. v. Argentina, ICSID Case No./ ARB/04/01).

(Decision in Spanish available. Document #05-150922-018X.)

On Jan. 22, 2004, Total S.A. commenced arbitration against Argentina under the Convention on the Settlement of Investment Disputes between States and Nationals of Other States (ICSID Convention) and a 1991...
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