Arbitration annual round-up—investment treaty arbitration: reviewing 2017 and previewing 2018 [Archived]
Arbitration annual round-up—investment treaty arbitration: reviewing 2017 and previewing 2018 [Archived]

The following Arbitration guidance note provides comprehensive and up to date legal information covering:

  • Arbitration annual round-up—investment treaty arbitration: reviewing 2017 and previewing 2018 [Archived]
  • Reviewing 2017
  • ICSID arbitration
  • Understanding investment treaty arbitration
  • Enforcement of investment treaty awards
  • Other developments of interest
  • Previewing 2018
  • ICSID arbitration
  • Understanding investment treaty arbitration
  • Brexit
  • more

ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained.

This year’s annual round-up reviews some of the most significant investment treaty arbitration developments of 2017 and previews what is on the horizon for 2018. This includes key awards in International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) and other investment treaty arbitration proceedings, the release of bespoke investment arbitration rules by leading institutions, and broader developments in the field of investor-state dispute settlement. Also included are updates on LexisNexis®’s content, including news of exciting developments from the past year and what is coming up in the next 12 months.

Reviewing 2017

ICSID arbitration

What happened?

The ICSID announced in October 2016 that work had begun on updating and modernising the centre’s rules and regulations. ICSID invited comments and suggestions from ICSID Contracting States and, in February 2017, the wider public were encouraged to participate, including the arbitration community. It is the fourth such review and revision process in ICSID history, with the first three taking place in 1984, 2003 and from 2004 to 2006. Having completed its initial months of consultation, ICSID set out potential areas for reform and announced that it would be preparing background papers on the topics that have been identified for potential change in May 2017.

ICSID has three overall goals for the