Region: Costa Rica

Centro Internacional de ConciliaciÛn y Arbitraje (CICA)

28 January 2020

Centro de Conciliacion y Arbitraje de la Camara de Comercio de Costa Rica (CCA)

28 January 2020

Panel dissolves Chinese-Costa Rican refinery project

UPDATED WITH AWARD: An ICC tribunal has granted a Costa Rican state entity’s request to dissolve its joint venture with a Chinese counterpart in a politically sensitive dispute over a cancelled US$1.5 billion project to upgrade an oil refinery – while related criminal proceedings continue.

01 November 2019

Centro Internacional de ConciliaciÛn y Arbitraje (CICA)

04 January 2019

Centro de Conciliacion y Arbitraje de la Camara de Comercio de Costa Rica (CCA)

04 January 2019

Costa Rica tribunal acknowledges award error

After rejecting a string of DR-CAFTA claims against Costa Rica last year on jurisdictional grounds, a tribunal has told the parties that the award contains a “factual error” regarding the status of litigation in the country and asked whether they should correct it or terminate the case.

20 April 2017

Costa Rica wins second ICSID case this year

Fresh from a win against a Spanish investor, Costa Rica has defeated a US$75 million ICSID claim brought by one of Mexico’s wealthiest families over alleged price-fixing in the liquefied petroleum gas market.

13 March 2017

Costa Rica wins at ICSID and defends DR-CAFTA award

AWARD NOW PUBLISHED: A tribunal has rejected a five-year-old ICSID claim against Costa Rica in a majority ruling, as the state prepares to defend a DR-CAFTA award in its favour that beachfront real estate investors are seeking to overturn in Washington, DC.

26 January 2017

Centro de Conciliación y Arbitraje de la Cámara de Comercio de Costa Rica (CCA)

Featured in Guide to Regional Arbitration (volume 6 - 2018)

03 November 2016

Centro de Conciliación y Arbitraje de la Cámara de Comercio de Costa Rica (CCA)

Featured in Guide to Regional Arbitration (volume 5 - 2017)

03 November 2016

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