ICSID, 17 May 2018, Raiffeisen Bank International AG and Raiffeisenbank Austria d.d. v. Republic of Croatia, no. ARB/17/34, Decision on the Proposal to Disqualify an arbitrator

On 17 May 2018, the Chairman of the Administrative Council issued his decision on Croatia’s proposal to disqualify a Member of the arbitral tribunal in the Raiffeisen Bank International AG and Raiffeisenbank Austria d.d. v. Republic of Croatia case. Croatia filed the proposal on the basis of Article 57 of the ICSID Convention and Rule [...]

2018-06-27T21:52:58+00:00 May 17th, 2018|ICSID, International awards|0 Comments

ICSID, 16 March 2018, Mathias Kruck and others v. Kingdom of Spain, no. ARB/15/23, Decision on the Proposal to Disqualify an arbitrator

On 16 March 2018, two members of the arbitral tribunal in the Mathias Kruck and others v. Kingdom of Spain case issued their decision on the Spain’s proposal to disqualify its Member. Spain challenged one arbitrator of the arbitral tribunal on the basis of Article 57 of the ICSID Convention, as well as Rule 9 [...]

2018-06-27T06:48:48+00:00 March 16th, 2018|ICSID, International awards|0 Comments

ICSID ad hoc Committee, 2 March 2018, Blue Bank International & Trust (Barbados) Ltd. v. Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela, no. ARB 12/20, Decision on the Proposal to Disqualify an arbitrator

The investor initiated the annulment ICSID proceedings in 2017. During the appointment of the Committee, the Respondent countered the candidature of the President because of his publication in a one daily newspaper. Nevertheless, the General Secretary confirmed its recommendation to appoint that arbitrator as the President of the ad hoc Committee. The Respondent opposed again [...]

2018-06-27T06:42:05+00:00 March 2nd, 2018|ICSID, International awards|0 Comments