Table of cases
in African perspectives in international investment law

Table of cases

International Centre for the Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID), International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) and United Nations Commission On International Trade Law (UNCITRAL)

Abaclat et al. v. The Argentine Republic, ICSID Case No. ARB/07/5, Decision on the Proposal to Disqualify a Majority of the Tribunal (4 February 2014).

ADC Affiliate Limited and ADC & ADMC Management Limited v. The Republic of Hungary, ICSID Case No. ARB/03/16, Award (2 October 2006).

Aguas del Tunari, S.A. v. Republic of Bolovia, Letter of the President of the Tribunal (29 January 2003).

Antoine Biloune and Marine Drive Complex Ltd v. Ghana Investments Centre and the Government of Ghana, Ad Hoc Arbitration, UNCITRAL, Awards (27 October 1989 and 30 June 1990).

Antoine Goetz et al. v. The Republic of Burundi, ICSID Case No. ARB/95/3 (10 February 1999).

Asian Agricultural Products Ltd v. The Republic of Sri Lanka, ICSID Case No. ARB/87/3, Final Award (27 June 1990).

Banro American Resources, Inc. and Société Aurifère du Kivu et du Maniema S.A.R.L. v. Democratic Republic of the Congo (2002) 17 ICSID Rev. 8 FILJ 382, para 15.

Barizaa Manson Tete Dooh et al. v. Royal Dutch Shell Plc.

Bayindir Insaat Turizm Ticaret Ve Sanayi A.S. v. Islamic Republic of Pakistan, ICSID Case No. ARB/03/29 (14 November 2005).

Biwater Gauff (Tanzania) Ltd v. United Republic of Tanzania, ICSID Case No. ARB/05/22, Award (24 July 2008).

Burlington Resources Inc. v. Republic of Ecuador, ICSID Case No. ARB/08/ 5 (formerly Burlington Resources Inc. et al. v. Republic of Ecuador and Empresa Estatal Petróleos del Ecuador (PetroEcuador)), Decision on Stay of Enforcement of the Award (31 August 2017).

Ceskoslovenska Obchodni Banka, A.S. v. The Slovak Republic, ICSID Case No. ARB/97/4 (1 December 2004).

CMS Gas Transmission Company v. The Argentine Republic, ICSID Case No. ARB/01/8.

Consortium Groupement L.E.S.I.-DIPENTA v. People’s Democratic Republic of Algeria, ICSID Case No. ARB/03/08, Award (10 January 2005).

David R. Aven et al. v. The Republic of Costa Rica, DR-CAFTA Case No. UNCT/15/3, Award, paras 447–587 (18 September 2018).

Desert Line Projects LLC v. The Republic of Yemen, ICSID Case No. ARB/05/17, Award (6 February 2008).

El Paso Energy International Company v. The Argentine Republic, ICSID Case No. ARB/03/15, para 39.

Emilio Agustín Maffezini v. The Kingdom of Spain, ICSID Case No. ARB/97/7, Award (13 November 2000).

Fedax N.V. v. The Republic of Venezuela, ICSID Case No. ARB/96/3, Award (9 March 1998).

Fidelis Ayoro Oguru et al. v. Royal Dutch Shell Plc.

Friday Alfred Akpan v. Royal Dutch Shell Plc.

Gas Natural SDG, S.A. v. The Argentine Republic, ICSID Case No. ARB/03/10 (17 June 2005).

Helnan International Hotels A/S v. Arab Republic of Egypt, ICSID Case No. ARB/05/19 (17 October 2006).

Holiday Inns S.A. et al. v. Morocco, ICSID Case No. ARB/72/1.

Joy Mining Machinery Limited v. Arab Republic of Egypt, ICSID Case No. ARB/03/11 (16 December 2005).

Klöckner Industrie-Anlagen GmbH et al. v. United Republic of Cameroon and Société Camerounaise des Engrais, ICSID Case No. ARB/81/2.

Lanco International Inc v. The Argentine Republic, ICSID Case No. ARB/97/6, Jurisdiction of the Arbitral Tribunal (8 December 1998).

Malaysian Historical Salvors, SDN, BHD v. The Government of Malaysia, ICSID Case No. ARB/05/10, Award on Jurisdiction (17 May 2007).

Menzies Middle East and Africa S.A. and Aviation Handling Services International Ltd. v. Republic of Senegal, ICSID Case No. ARB/15/21, Award (5 August 2016).

Metal-Tech Ltd. v. The Republic of Uzbekistan) ICSID Case No. ARB/10/3, Award (4 October 2013).

Methanex Corporation v. United States of America, Final Award of the Tribunal on Jurisdiction and Merits, UNCITRAL (3 August 2005).

Middle East Cement Shipping and Handling Co. S.A. v. Arab Republic of Egypt, ICSID Case No. ARB/99/6, Award (12 April 2002).

MTD Equity Sdn. Bhd. and MTD Chile S.A. v. Republic of Chile, ICSID Case No. ARB/01/7, Award (25 May 2004).

Noble Ventures, Inc. v. Romania, ICSID Case No. ARB/01/11, Award (12 October 2005).

Parkerings-Compagniet AS v. Republic of Lithuania, ICSID Case No. ARB/05/8, Award (11 September 2007).

Patrick Mitchell v. Democratic Republic of the Congo, ICSID Case No. ARB/99/7, Decision on the Application for Annulment of the Award (1 November 2006).

Peter A. Allard v. the Government of Barbados, PCA Case No. 2012–06, Award (27 June 2016).

Phoenix Action, Ltd. v. The Czech Republic, ICSID Case No. ARB/06/5, Award, para 101 (6 April 2007).

Piero Foresti, Laura de Carli et al. v. The Republic of South Africa, ICSID Case No. ARB(AF)/07/01.

Plama Consortium Limited v. Republic of Bulgaria, ICSID Case No. ARB/03/24, Award, paras 143–4 (27 August 2008).

Pope & Talbot Inc. v. The Government of Canada, UNCITRAL (November 2002).

Rabi Abdullahi et al. v. Pfizer, Inc.

Robert Azinian et al. v. United Mexican States.

RSM Production Corporation v. Central African Republic, ICSID Case No. ARB/07/2, Decision on Jurisdiction and Liability (7 December 2010).

Rumeli Telekom A.S. and Telsim Mobil Telekomunikasyon Hizmetleri A.S. v. Republic of Kazakhstan, ICSID Case No. ARB/05/16 (29 July 2008).

Saipem S.p.A. v. The People's Republic of Bangladesh, Decision on Jurisdiction and Recommendation on Provisional Measures, ICSID Case No. ARB/05/07, para 67 (21 March 2007).

Salini Costruttori S.p.A. and Italstrade S.p.A. v. Kingdom of Morocco [I], ICSID Case No. ARB/00/4, Decision on Jurisdiction (23 July 2001).

SAUR International SA v. Republic of Argentina, ICSID Case No. ARB/04/4, Decision on Jurisdiction and Liability (6 June 2012).

Sempra Energy International v. The Argentine Republic, ICSID Case No. ARB/02/16 (28 September 2007).

SERAP v. Federal Republic of Nigeria, Judgment No. ECW/CCJ/JUD/18/12 (14 December 2012).

Serbia and Montenegro v. Portugal.

SGS Société Générale de Surveillance SA v. Islamic Republic of Pakistan, ICSID Case No. ARB/01/13, 8 ICSID Reports 383 (2005).

SGS Société Générale de Surveillance SA v. Republic of The Philippines, ICSID Case No. ARB/02/6, 8 ICSID Reports 515 (2005).

Siemens A.G. v. The Argentine Republic, ICSID Case No. ARB/02/8, Award (17 January 2007).

Spyridon Roussalis v. Romania, ICSID Case No. ARB/06/1, Award (7 December 2011).

Técnicas Medioambientales Tecmed, S.A. v. The United Mexican States, ICSID Case No. ARB (AF)/00/2, Award (29 May 2003).

Total S.A. v. The Argentine Republic, ICSID Case No. ARB/04/01, Liability (27 December 2010).

Tulip Real Estate and Development Netherlands B.V. v. Republic of Turkey, ICSID Case No. ARB/11/28, Decision on Annulment (30 December 2015).

Tza Yap Shum v. The Republic of Peru, ICSID Case No. ARB/07/6, Decision on Jurisdiction (19 June 2009).

United Parcel Service of America Inc. v. Government of Canada, Decision of the Tribunal on Petitions for Intervention and Participation as Amici Curiae (17 October 2001).

Vattenfall AB et al. v. Federal Republic of Germany ARB/12/12, case pending.

Victor Pey Casado and President Allende Foundation v. Republic of Chile, ICSID Case No. ARB/98/2, Award (8 May 2008).

Waste Management, Inc. v. United Mexican States, ICSID Case No. ARB(AF)/00/3.

Wena Hotels Ltd. v. Arab Republic of Egypt, ICSID Case No. ARB/98/4, Award (8 December 2000).

World Duty Free Company Limited v. Republic of Kenya ICSID Case No. ARB/00/7, Award (4 October 2006).

African Court on Human and Peoples’ Rights (ACHPR) and other international courts

Application of the Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide (Bosnia and Herzegovina v. Serbia and Montenegro) (13 September 1993) Provisional Measures (Separate Opinion of Judge ad hoc Lauterpach), ICJ Reports (1993) 325 [102].

Asylum (Colombia v. Peru), ICJ Reports, Judgment (20 November 1950).

Balkan Energy (Ghana) Limited v. The Republic of Ghana, PCA Case No. 2010–7, Interim Award (22 December 2010).

Elettronica Sicula S.p.A. (ELSI) (United States of America v. Italy), ICJ Reports, Judgment (20 July 1989).

Ilesanmi v. Nigeria (Communication No. 268/2003) ACHPR 66 (11 May 2005).

Land and Maritime Boundary between Cameroon and Nigeria (Cameroon v. Nigeria: Equatorial Guinea intervening), ICJ Reports, Judgment 303 (10 October 2002).

Lohé Issa Konaté v. The Republic of Burkina Faso, ACHPR (16 February 2016).

Domestic jurisdictions

Adofo v. Attorney-General, Supreme Court of Ghana, 1 GLR 239, paras 245–6 (2003–2005).

Amidu et al. v. The Attorney-General et al., Supreme Court of Ghana, Writ No. JI/15/2012, Judgment (21 June 2013).

The Attorney-General v. Faroe Atlantic Co. Ltd, Supreme Court of Ghana, SCGLR 271 (SC) (2006).

Banco Nacional de Cuba v. Sabbatino, 376 U.S. 398 (1964).

Beckingham v. Boksburg Liquor Licencing Board, TPD 280, 282 (1931).

Bodo Community et al. v. Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Ltd, EWHC (TCC) (June 2014).

His Royal Highness Emere Godwin Bebe Okpabi et al. v. Royal Dutch Shell Plc and Shell P.D.C. of Nigeria Ltd, EWHC 89 (TCC) (2017).

Johannesburg Liquor Licencing Board v. Kuhn (4) SA 666 (A) at 671C (1963).

Kiobel et al. v. Royal Dutch Petroleum Co. et al., 569 U.S. 108 (2013).

Larry Bowoto et al. v. Chevron Corporation et al. (2010) 621 F.3d 1116, United States Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit.

Marbury v. Madison 1 Cranch (US) 137, 176–7 (1803).

The Ministry of Defense and Support for the Armed Forces of the Islamic Republic of Iran, as Successor in Interest to the Ministry of War of the Government of Iran, Petitioner, v. Cubic Defense Systems Inc., as Successor in Interest to Cubic International Sales Corporation, Respondent. Civ. No. 98-1165-B. United States District Court, S.D. California. (7 December 1998).

New Patriotic Party v. Attorney-General, Supreme Court of Ghana, 1 GLR 378 (SC) (1998).

The Republic v. High Court Ex Parte Attorney-General, Supreme Court of Ghana, Case No. J5/10/2013, ILDC 2547 (20 June 2013).

Romak S.A. (Switzerland) v. The Republic of Uzbekistan, UNCITRAL, PCA Case No. AA280 (26 November 2009).

Sosa v. Alvarez-Machain 621 F.3d 111 Court of Appeals (Second circuit, 2010)

Tuffuor v. Attorney-General, Supreme Court of Ghana, GLR 637 (1980).

Wiwa v. Royal Dutch Petroleum Company (2001) 226 F. 3d 88 (Second circuit, 2000) Cert. denied 532 U.S. 941.

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