Costs Down, Recouping Up In Investor-State Arbitration

Law360 (June 3, 2021, 10:31 PM EDT) -- The costs for parties involved in investor-state arbitration have decreased over the past three years, while the prospects of a successful party recouping at least a portion of those costs have increased, according to an empirical study of more than 400 investor-state cases released on Wednesday.

The study, conducted by the British Institute of International and Comparative Law in cooperation with Allen & Overy, noted that costs have become an increasingly prominent issue in investor-state arbitration — and for good reason, considering that nations have expressed concern that costs and damages awarded in such proceedings have become excessive.

On the flip...

Stay ahead of the curve

In the legal profession, information is the key to success. You have to know what’s happening with clients, competitors, practice areas, and industries. Law360 provides the intelligence you need to remain an expert and beat the competition.

  • Access to case data within articles (numbers, filings, courts, nature of suit, and more.)
  • Access to attached documents such as briefs, petitions, complaints, decisions, motions, etc.
  • Create custom alerts for specific article and case topics and so much more!


Hello! I'm Law360's automated support bot.

How can I help you today?

For example, you can type:
  • I forgot my password
  • I took a free trial but didn't get a verification email
  • How do I sign up for a newsletter?
Ask a question!