Georgiev, Todorov & Co  
Georgiev, Todorov & Co.
The reform in the investment dispute settlement mechanism: from ad hoc arbitration towards Investment court system  

The reform in the investment dispute settlement mechanism: from ad hoc arbitration towards Investment court system

10.01.2017

In the collection Research Papers of the Institute of State and Law, Volume XIV of the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, 2016, pp. 326-339 you can get acquainted with the current system reform for Settlement of Investment Disputes: from ad hoc arbitration to permanent investment court. The topic was published by attorney-at-law Tsvetelina Dimitrova, PhD in International Private Law.

The paper considers the acquired competence of the European Union in the field of foreign investments and it imposes a change in the existing system for settlement of disputes between investors and states. This paper focuses on the problems which are revealed by the existing mechanisms and how they might be overcome by creating a new judicial investment system of dispute settlement.