Case Details
Crystallex International Corporation v. Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela (ICSID Case No. ARB(AF)/11/2)
Subject of Dispute: Mining company
Economic Sector: Oil, Gas & Mining
Instrument(s) Invoked: BIT Canada - Venezuela, Republica Bolivariana de 1996
Applicable Rules: ICSID Additional Facility - Arbitration Rules
Seat of Arbitration: Washington, D.C.
(a) Original Proceeding
Claimant(s)/Nationality(ies): Crystallex International Corporation (Canadian)
Respondent(s): Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela
Date Registered: March 9, 2011
Date of Constitution of Tribunal: October 5, 2011
Composition of Tribunal
President: Laurent LÉVY (Swiss, Brazilian) - Appointed by the Parties
Arbitrators: John Y. GOTANDA (U.S.) - Appointed by the Claimant(s)
Laurence BOISSON DE CHAZOURNES (Swiss, French) - Appointed by the Respondent(s)
Initial Composition of Tribunal
President: Laurent LÉVY (Swiss, Brazilian)
Arbitrators: John Y. GOTANDA (U.S.)
Florentino P. FELICIANO (Philippine)
Reconstituted: December 19, 2013: Laurence BOISSON DE CHAZOURNES (Swiss ,French) appointed following the resignation of Florentino P. FELICIANO (Philippine)
Party Representatives
Claimant(s):
Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer US, Washington, D.C., U.S.A.
Travieso Evans Arria Rengel & Paz, Caracas, Venezuela
Wallis & Guerrero, Caracas Venezuela
Respondent(s):
Procuraduría General de la República, Caracas, Venezuela
Foley Hoag, Washington, D.C., U.S.A.
Language(s) of Proceeding: English,Spanish
Status of Proceeding: Concluded
Outcome of Proceeding: Award rendered by the Tribunal on April 4, 2016.