British Caribbean Bank Ltd. (Turks & Caicos) v. The Government of Belize

The PCA provided administrative support in this arbitration, which was conducted under the UNCITRAL Arbitration Rules 1976 pursuant to the Agreement between the Government of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and the Government of Belize for the Promotion and Protection of Investments of 30 April 1982.


Case information

Name(s) of Claimant(s) British Caribbean Bank Ltd. (Turks & Caicos) (Private entity )
Name(s) of Respondent(s) The Government of Belize (State)
Names of Parties -
Case number 2010-18
Administering institution Permanent Court of Arbitration (PCA)
Case status Concluded
Type of case Investment arbitration
Subject matter or economic sector -
Rules used in arbitral proceedings UNCITRAL Arbitration Rules 1976
Treaty or contract under which proceedings were commenced

[Bilateral treaty]
Agreement between the Government of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and the Government of Belize for the Promotion and Protection of Investments
Country A: United Kingdom
Country B: Belize


Language of Proceeding English
Seat of Arbitration (by Country) Netherlands
Arbitrator(s)

Professor Albert Jan van den Berg (Presiding Arbitrator)
Mr. John Beechey
Mr. Rodrigo Oreamuno

Representatives of the Claimant(s)

Judith Gill QC 

Mr. Matthew Gearing
Mr. Rishab Gupta
Mr. James Neill
ALLEN & OVERY LLP

 

Ms. Angeline Welsh

MATRIX CHAMBERS


Eamon H. Courtenay S.C.
Ms. Ashanti Arthurs Martin

COURTENAY COYE LLP

Representatives of the Respondent(s)

The Honourable Dean Barrow 

PRIME MINISTER AND MINISTER OF FINANCE


The Honourable Wilfred Elrington
THE ATTORNEY GENERAL OF BELIZE

 

Juan C. Basombrio, Esq.

Ms. Kate Santon

DORSEY & WHITNEY LLP

 

Denys Barrow, S.C.

BARROW & CO.

 

Gian C. Gandhi, S.C.

GOVERNMENT OF BELIZE

 

Representatives of the Parties
Number of Arbitrators in case 3
Date of commencement of proceeding 01 January 2010
Date of issue of final award -
Length of Proceedings
Additional notes -

Attachments

Procedural Order
Order No.2
Order No.1
Order No.5
Order No.4
Order No.3
Order No.6
Order No.7
Order No.8
Order No.9
Order No.10
Order No.11
Order No.12
Award or other decision
Decision on the Respondent’s Requests for the Production of Documents of 19 December 2013
Decision on the Respondent’s Motion pursuant to the UNCITRAL Arbitration Rules, Articles 36 and 37 of 21 January 2015
Award

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