The Renco Group, Inc. & Doe Run Resources, Corp. v. The Republic of Peru & Activos Mineros S.A.C.

On 23 October 2018, The Renco Group, Inc. & Doe Run Resources, Corp. commenced arbitration against the Republic of Peru & Activos Mineros S.A.C. pursuant to a Contract of Stock Transfer dated 23 October 1997 and a Guaranty Agreement dated 21 November 1997. This arbitration is conducted in coordination with PCA Case No. 2019-46: The Renco Group, Inc. v. The Republic of Peru.

El 23 de octubre de 2018, The Renco Group, Inc. & Doe Run Resources, Corp. iniciaron un arbitraje contra la República del Perú & Activos Mineros S.A.C. de conformidad con un Contrato de Transferencia de Acciones de 23 de octubre de 1997 y un Contrato de Garantía de 21 de noviembre de 1997. Este arbitraje ha sido coordinado con el Caso CPA No. 2019-46: The Renco Group, Inc. c. La República del Perú. 

Case information

Name(s) of Claimant(s) The Renco Group, Inc. (Private entity )
Doe Run Resources, Corp. (Private entity )
Name(s) of Respondent(s) The Republic of Peru | La República del Perú (State)
Names of Parties -
Case number 2019-47
Administering institution Permanent Court of Arbitration (PCA)
Case status Pending
Type of case Contract-based arbitration
Subject matter or economic sector Mining and quarrying
Procedural rules UNCITRAL Arbitration Rules 2013
Treaty or contract under which proceedings were commenced



Language of Proceeding English
Seat of Arbitration (by Country) United Kingdom
Arbitrator(s), Conciliator(s), Other Neutral(s)

Judge Bruno Simma (Presiding Arbitrator/Árbitro Presidente)
Prof. Horacio Grigera Naón
Mr. J. Christopher Thomas QC

Representatives of the Claimant(s)

Mr. Josh Weiss
The Renco Group, Inc. 


Adam P. Schiffer
Schiffer Hicks Johnson PLLC

Representatives of the Respondent(s)

Vanessa Rivas Plata Saldarriaga

President of the Special Commission of the Ministry of Economy and Finance


Patrick W. Pearsall

Gaela Gehring Flores

David Ingle

Allen & Overy LLP


Representatives of the Parties
Number of Arbitrators in case 3
Date of commencement of proceeding 23 October 2018
Date of issue of final award -
Length of Proceedings Pending
Additional notes -


Notice of Arbitration
Notice of Intent
Notificación de Intención
Notice of Arbitration
Notificación de Arbitraje
Response to the Notice of Arbitration
Respuesta a la Notificación de Arbitraje
Written submission
Letter from the Respondents
Letter from the Claimants
Letter from the Respondents
Respondents’ Notice Regarding Bifurcation on Preliminary Issues
Claimants’ Comments to Notice Regarding Bifurcation
Respondents’ Request for Bifurcation on Preliminary Issues
Solicitud de Bifurcación de Asuntos Preliminares de las Demandadas
Claimants' Response to Respondents' Request for Bifurcation
Respuesta de las Demandantes a la Solicitud de Bifurcacion de las Demandadas
Claimants' Memorial
Memorial de las Demandantes
Respondents' Counter-Memorial
Memorial de Contestación de las Demandadas
Claimant's Reply to Liability & Response to Jurisdiction
Respuesta de los Demandantes a la Responsabilidad & Contestación a la Jurisdiccón
Respondent's Rejoinder
Dúplica de las Demandadas
Claimants' Rejoinder on Jurisdiction
Dúplica de los Demandantes sobre Jurisdicción
Procedural Documents
Terms of Appointment
Acta de Constitución
Procedural Order No. 1
Orden Procesal No. 1
Procedural Order No. 2
Orden Procesal No. 2
Procedural Order No. 3 (Decision on Bifurcation)
Orden Procesal No. 3 (Decisión sobre Bifurcación)
Procedural Order No. 4
Orden Procesal No. 4
Procedural Order No. 5
Orden Procesal No. 5
Procedural Order No. 6
Orden Procesal No. 6
Procedural Order No. 7
Orden Procesal No. 7
Procedural Order No. 8
Orden Procesal No. 8
Procedural Order No. 9
Orden Procesal No. 9
Hearing on Bifurcation
Audiencia sobre Bifurcación
Hearing on Bifurcation
Audiencia sobre Bifurcación