Conseil Economique Des Pays Musulmans (Switzerland) v. The State of Kuwait

The PCA served as registry and provided administrative support in this arbitration, which was conducted under the UNCITRAL Arbitration Rules of 1976


Case information

Name(s) of Claimant(s) Conseil Economique Des Pays Musulmans (Switzerland) (Private entity )
Name(s) of Respondent(s) The State of Kuwait (State)
Names of Parties -
Case number 2018-35
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 Swiss Confederation and the State of Kuwait for the Encouragement and Reciprocal Protection of Investments, signed on 31st October 1998
Country A: Switzerland
Country B: Kuwait


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

Jean E. Kalicki (Presiding Arbitrator)

Kewal Singh Ahuja

Attila M. Tanzi  

Representatives of the Claimant(s)

Arif Hyder Ali

DECHERT LLP

Representatives of the Respondent(s)

Charles L. O. Buderi

Justin Jacinto

Luciana Ricart

William Hampson

CURTIS, MALLET-PREVOST, COLT & MOSLE LLP

 

Dhuha Alyaseen

Fajer Altherban

Fatima Alrubaian

DEPARTMENT OF LEGAL AFFAIRS AND LEGISLATION OF THE COUNCIL OF MINISTERS

Representatives of the Parties
Number of Arbitrators in case 3
Date of commencement of proceeding 2018
Date of issue of final award -
Length of Proceedings 1-2 years
Additional notes -