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 [...]