A great year for investment treaty disputes
The SCC has emerged as one of the world's leading institutes for the resolution of disputes between investors and states. Today, the SCC is the second largest forum in the world for administering investment disputes under its own rules after the dispute resolution organ of the World Bank
In the past years, the SCC has had a steadily high number of investment treaty disputes. In 2018, six investment treaty arbitration were registered by the SCC.
Of the six investment treaty disputes commenced in 2018, four were initiated under the SCC Arbitration Rules.
The SCC has registered a total of 106 investment treaty disputes to date, where 74% has been administered under the SCC Arbitration Rules. Most of the investment disputes under the SCC Arbitration Rules arose from bilateral investment treaties and from the Energy Charter Treaty.