Recent Developments in Investor-State Dispute Settlement (ISDS) - IIA ISSUES NOTE 1 - April 2014
Article from: TDM 3 (2014), in Investor-State Disputes - International Investment Law
UNCTAD's annual review of investor-State dispute settlement (ISDS) cases, part of the IIA Issues Notes series, provides up-to-date statistical data on treaty-based ISDS cases as well as an overview of arbitral decisions issued in 2013. According to the Note, 57 new cases were initiated in 2013, just below the record number of new claims recorded in 2012. The total number of known treaty-based cases reached 568. The overwhelming majority of these cases (85 per cent) have been brought by investors from developed countries. Together, claimants from the EU and the United ...