Publication of PCA Annual Report (2015)
The Permanent Court of Arbitration (“PCA”) 115th Annual Report for 2015 is now available online. The report, which summarizes the PCA’s major activities over the course of the previous year and provides an overview of its case docket, is targeted at Member States as well as the wider international arbitration community.
Over the course of the past year, the Permanent Court of Arbitration administered 138 cases, 42 of which were initiated in 2015, including 8 inter-State arbitrations; 76 investor-State arbitrations arising under bilateral/multilateral investment treaties and national investment laws; 44 arbitrations arising under contracts involving a State, intergovernmental organization, or other public entity; and 7 other disputes. The PCA also received 42 requests relating to its appointing authority services.
With its accession to the 1907 Hague Convention for the Pacific Settlement of International Disputes on 22 March 2015, the Republic of Georgia became the 117th Member State of the PCA.