Posternak Blankstein & Lund LLP is now Arent Fox. Read the press release

2018 Caseload Statistics From ICSID

On January 28, 2019, the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) released its 2018 caseload statistics. ICSID registered a record 56 new cases: 49 under the ICSID Convention Arbitration Rules; 6 under the Additional Facility Rules; and 1 under the ICSID Convention Conciliation Rules.

Fifty-five percent of new cases involved States from Eastern Europe, Central Asia, and South America.

The new cases involved a broad range of economic sectors, with cases from the oil, gas, and mining; electric power and other energy sources; and construction sectors accounting for the majority.

ICSID’s News Release is available here.

Continue Reading