ICSID Publishes 2022 Annual Report

In early October 2022, ICSID published its 2022 Annual Report (available here). The Annual Report provides an overview of ICSID’s activities during the past year, and discusses ICSID’s 2022 caseload, developments in membership, the emergence of new ICSID rules and the draft Code of Conduct for Adjudicators in International Investment Disputes.

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ICSID Publishes Annual Report for FY 2015 and Latest Caseload Statistics

The International Centre for the Settlement of Investment Disputes ("ICSID") has recently published its Annual Report for FY 2015, which compliments its most recent Caseload Statistics Report concerning cases registered or administered by ICSID.

The Annual Report and Caseload Statistics Report provide an interesting overview of the sectors and States involved in ICSID arbitrations, as well as providing an indication of the popularity of the ICSID Convention and Additional Facility Rules as a dispute resolution mechanism for investment claims.  Whilst they do not enable analysis of all investor-state claims (as claims may also be brought under different arbitral regimes or, less frequently, state courts), the ICSID Reports cover provide a sizeable proportion of such claims (ICSID has handled 65% of all known cases).  The Reports thus provide significant indicators of the nature, parties and outcomes in investor-state disputes.

The Annual Report is available here and the Caseload Statistics Report is available here.

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