TagTime S01 E04 – Meg Kinnear on “Tracking the Evolution of the ICSID Rules”
Meg Kinnear discussed “Tracking the Evolution of the ICSID Rules” with Dr Kabir Duggal and Amanda Lee. The recording is available here. Meg Kinnear tagged Dr Yas Banifatemi. This episode was also supported by the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID).
Meg Kinnear is a Vice President of the World Bank Group and the Secretary-General of the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID). Ms. Kinnear was formerly the Senior General Counsel and Director General of the Trade Law Bureau of Canada. In November 2002, Ms. Kinnear was also named Chair of the Negotiating Group on Dispute Settlement for the Free Trade of the Americas Agreement. From October 1996 to April 1999, Ms. Kinnear was Executive Assistant to the Deputy Minister of Justice of Canada. Prior to this, Ms. Kinnear was Counsel at the Civil Litigation Section of the Canadian Department of Justice (from June 1984 to October 1996). Ms. Kinnear is currently Editor-in-Chief of the ICSID Review, and a co-author of Investment Disputes under NAFTA (published in 2006 and updated in 2008 & 2009), Federal Court Practice (1988-1990, 1991-1992, and 1993-2009 annually) and 1995 Crown Liability and Proceedings Act Annotated (1994).
About the topic: the ICSID Rules and Regulations have evolved since they first took effect in 1968, reflecting a continuous effort to modernize and improve upon the most commonly used procedural rules in investor-State dispute settlement. In this webinar, Meg Kinnear, Secretary-General of ICSID, will highlight key changes to the rules over time. She will also outline the amendments currently under consideration as part of the fourth amendment of the ICSID rules, as well as the newly published Code of Conduct for Adjudicators developed with UNCITRAL.