GPIX LLC v. The Republic of India

GPIX LLC instituted these arbitral proceedings against the Republic of India by Notice of Arbitration dated 9 March 2020 pursuant to Article 8 of the Agreement between India and Mauritius for the Promotion and Protection of Investments dated 4 September 1998 and the 1976 UNCITRAL Arbitration Rules. The PCA serves as Registry in this arbitration.


Case information

Name(s) of Claimant(s) GPIX LLC (Private entity )
Name(s) of Respondent(s) Republic of India (State)
Names of Parties -
Case number 2020-36
Administering institution Permanent Court of Arbitration (PCA)
Case status Pending
Type of case Investment arbitration
Subject matter or economic sector Transportation and storage
Rules used in arbitral proceedings UNCITRAL Arbitration Rules 1976
Treaty or contract under which proceedings were commenced

[Bilateral treaty]
India - Mauritius BIT (1998)
Country A: India
Country B: Mauritius


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

Professor Doug Jones AO

Ms. Juliet Blanch

Mr. Justice A K Sikri

Representatives of the Claimant(s)

Ms. Sylvia Noury

Mr. Peter Turner QC

Ms. Ella Davies

Ms. Annie Pan

Ms. Alexandra van der Meulen

Ms. Danielle Jooste

Mr. Rohit Bhat

Ms. Marina Mayer

Mr. Caspar Everett

Ms. Stephanie Mbonu 

FRESHFIELDS BRUCKHAUS DERINGER

(London, United Kingdom)

 

Mr. Amit Sibal

Senior Advocate

SUPREME COURT OF INDIA

(New Delhi, India)

 

Mr. Aman Ahluwalia

 

Representatives of the Respondent(s)

Her Excellency Ms. Reenat Sandhu

Ambassador of India

to the Kingdom of Netherlands

Ms. K.C. Sowmya

First Secretary Legal

EMBASSY OF INDIA

(The Hague, the Netherlands)

 

Smt. Rubina Ali

Joint Secretary

Shri Joyanto Chakraborty

Director

Shri Narendra Singh

Deputy Secretary

MINISTRY OF CIVIL AVIATION

 

Shri I.N. Murthy

Member (Operations)

Shri A.K. Rai

General Manager (Operations)

AIRPORTS AUTHORITY OF INDIA

 

Ms. Reetu Jain

Economic Advisor

Mr. Vaibhav Rundwal

Deputy Director

Ms. Supriya Anand

Assistant Director (IITF Division)

Ms. Jyoti Singh

Consultant (Legal) (IITF Division)

DEPARTMENT OF ECONOMIC AFFAIRS

 

Shri Anoop Kumar Mendiratta

Law Secretary

Dr. R.J.R. Kasibhatla

Dy. Legal Adviser

DEPARTMENT OF LEGAL AFFAIRS

 

Md. Noor Rahman Sheikh

Joint Secretary (Economic Diplomacy)

Smt. Uma Sekhar

Additional Secretary (Legal and Treaties)

Shri George Pothan Poothicote

Legal Consultant

MINISTRY OF EXTERNAL AFFAIRS

 

Mr. Anand S. Pathak

Mr. Amit K. Mishra

Mr. Shravan K. Yammanur

Mr. Promit Chatterjee

Ms. Ramya Raman

Mr. Eklavya Dwivedi

Ms. Didon Misri

Ms. Mitakshara Goyal

Ms. Shyra Hoon

Mr. Nav Dhawan

P&A LAW OFFICES

(New Delhi, India)

 

Dr. Markus Burgstaller

Mr. Matthew Knowles

Mr. Scott Macpherson

Ms. Nicole Geldenhuys

Mr. Gulshan Gill

HOGAN LOVELLS INTERNATIONAL LLP

(London, United Kingdom)

 

Representatives of the Parties
Number of Arbitrators in case 3
Date of commencement of proceeding 09 March 2020
Date of issue of final award -
Length of Proceedings Pending
Additional notes -