2017 | Marzo 13
The total number of arbitration cases filed before CRCICA until 31 December 2016 reached 1161 cases. In 2016, 91 new arbitration cases were filed, scoring as such 75% annual increase compared to the 54 cases initiated in 2015. 2016 witnessed a new record for the number of cases registered under the auspices of CRCICA in a single year (91 cases). The previous record, reached in 2012 (78 cases), has therefore been broken.
16 out of the 91 new cases were filed in the first quarter of 2016, while 23 cases were filed in the second quarter of 2016. The third quarter of 2016 witnessed the filing of 30 new arbitration cases, while 22 new cases were filed in the last quarter of 2016.
The 22 new cases filed in the fourth quarter of 2016 involved disputes relating to construction, media and entertainment, hotel management, services, settlement agreements, telecommunications, agency agreements, distribution agreements, franchise agreement, license agreement and merger and acquisitions.