Region: Dominican Republic

Wind park investor seeks to revive Dominican lost profits claim

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

Dominican power barge dispute looms

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

Claim under Caribbean treaty clears hurdle

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

Consejo de Conciliacion y Arbitraje de de la Camara de Comercio y Produccion de Santo Domingo (CCPSD)

28 January 2020

Consejo de Conciiacion y Arbitraje de la Camara de Comercio y Produccion de Santiago

28 January 2020

Dual nationals seek to revive claim against Dominican Republic

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

Consejo de Conciliacion y Arbitraje de de la Camara de Comercio y Produccion deSanto Domingo (CCPSD)

04 January 2019

Consejo de Conciiacion y Arbitraje de la Camara de Comercio y Produccion de Santiago

04 January 2019

Jamaican billionaire’s claim over Dominican landfill begins

An UNCITRAL tribunal has begun hearing a Jamaican billionaire’s US$300 million treaty claim against the Dominican Republic concerning the seizure of a landfill site.

30 October 2018

DR-CAFTA panel won’t split off nationality objection

The Dominican Republic has failed to persuade an UNCITRAL panel to hold a separate hearing on whether claims by two former missionaries concerning a real estate investment should be dismissed because of the claimants’ “dominant and effective” nationality.

03 May 2017

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