Guardian Fiduciary Trust, Ltd, f/k/a Capital Conservator Savings & Loan, Ltd v. Macedonia, former Yugoslav Republic of (ICSID Case No. ARB/12/31)
Trust banking operations
BIT Netherlands - North Macedonia 1998
ICSID Convention - Arbitration Rules
Guardian Fiduciary Trust, Ltd, f/k/a Capital Conservator Savings (Dutch)
Macedonia, former Yugoslav Republic of (Macedonian)
October 5, 2012
May 24, 2013
Veijo HEISKANEN (Finnish) - Appointed by the Chairman of the Administrative Council
Janura Law Office, Skopje, Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia
Juan F. Torres III, Fort Pierce, FL, U.S.A.
Latham & Watkins, Hamburg, Germany, Washington, D.C., U.S.A., London, U.K.
Reed Smith, Washington, D.C., U.S.A.
September 22, 2015 - The Tribunal renders its award.
(a) Original Proceeding
Composition of Tribunal
No References Available.
(a) Original Proceeding
|October 5, 2012||The Secretary-General registers a request for the institution of arbitration proceedings.|
|January 18, 2013|| Following appointment by the Claimant, Andreas Bucher (Swiss) accepts his appointment as arbitrator.
Following appointment by the Respondent, Brigitte Stern (French) accepts her appointment as arbitrator.
|April 11, 2013||The Claimant files a request for the Chairman of the Administrative Council to appoint the arbitrator not yet appointed pursuant to Article 38 of the ICSID Convention.|
|May 24, 2013||The Tribunal is constituted in accordance with Article 37(2)(b) of the ICSID Convention. Its members are: Veijo Heiskanen (Finnish), President, appointed by the Chairman of the Administrative Council in accordance with Article 38 of the ICSID Convention; Andreas Bucher (Swiss), appointed by the Claimant; and Brigitte Stern (French), appointed by the Respondent.|
|May 24, 2013||Following appointment by the Chairman of the Administrative Council, Veijo Heiskanen (Finnish) accepts his appointment as presiding arbitrator.|
|July 23, 2013||The Tribunal holds a first session in Paris.|
|August 5, 2013||The Tribunal issues a procedural order concerning procedural matters.|
|December 30, 2013||The Claimant files a memorial on jurisdiction and the merits.|
|January 30, 2014||The Respondent files a request to address the objections to jurisdiction as a preliminary question.|
|February 20, 2014||The Claimant files observations on the request to address the objections to jurisdiction as a preliminary question.|
|March 12, 2014||The Tribunal issues a procedural order concerning the Respondent's request to address the objections to jurisdiction as a preliminary question; as a result, the proceeding on the merits is suspended.|
|May 20, 2014||Following exchanges between the parties, the Respondent files a request for the Tribunal to decide on production of documents.|
|May 28, 2014||The Tribunal issues a procedural order concerning production of documents.|
|September 19, 2014||The Respondent files a memorial on jurisdiction.|
|November 18, 2014||The Claimant files a counter-memorial on jurisdiction.|
|January 19, 2015||The Respondent files a reply on jurisdiction.|
|March 19, 2015||The Claimant files a rejoinder on jurisdiction.|
|April 21, 2015||The Tribunal holds a pre-hearing organizational meeting with the parties by telephone conference.|
|May 6, 2015||The Tribunal holds a hearing on jurisdiction in Paris.|
|June 17, 2015||Each party files a submission on costs.|
|September 22, 2015||The Tribunal renders its award.|