Latest developments in investor-State dispute Settlement - IIA MONITOR No. I (2009)
Article from: TDM 1 (2010), in Investor-State Disputes - International Investment Law
Trends in 2008
In 2008, the number of known treaty-based investor-state dispute settlement cases filed under international investment agreements (IIAs) grew by at least 30, bringing the total number of known treaty-based cases to 317 by the end of 2008. Although this constitutes a slight decrease from 2007 (when 35 new cases were filed), it continues a trend that began in 2002, with between 28 and 48 new cases every year, indicating that international investment arbitration is no longer an exceptional phenomenon, but a part of the "normal" investment landscape. Since the International ...