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A Spanish wind farm investor has failed to revive a nearly US$288 million ICC claim against the Dominican Republic for lost profits, while an Australian mining company’s ICSID claim against the Caribbean state has cleared the jurisdictional stage.
02 March 2022
A US appeals court has affirmed that two US-Dominican investors were out of time in serving set-aside proceedings on the Dominican Republic in their bid to revive a nearly US$42 million DR-CAFTA claim.
27 October 2021
The Dominican Republic says it has defeated a treaty claim brought by a Spanish investor over a bus lease contract, with a tribunal concluding it was an abuse of process.
06 October 2021
A Spanish renewable energy company has applied to a Miami court to revive a nearly US$288 million ICC claim against the Dominican Republic for lost profits from a wind park that was never built.
12 May 2021
A US company has reportedly threatened the Dominican Republic with international arbitration after the state refused to allow it to operate a second power barge on one of its rivers.
05 May 2021
An UNCITRAL tribunal has said it can hear a Jamaican businessman’s US$600 million investment treaty claim against the Dominican Republic under its trade agreement with the Caribbean Community – as a dissenting arbitrator says it takes “a lot of imagination” to believe the state had clearly consented to arbitrate in the treaty.
17 July 2020
Two US-Dominican nationals have applied to set aside a DR-CAFTA award that rejected their US$41.5 million claim against the Dominican Republic on the basis of their "dominant and effective" nationality.
05 December 2019
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