Vito G. Gallo v. Government of Canada

The PCA provided administrative support in this arbitration, which was conducted under Chapter Eleven of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA).


Case information

Name(s) of Claimant(s) Vito G. Gallo (Private entity )
Name(s) of Respondent(s) The Government of Canada (State)
Names of Parties -
Case number 2008-02
Administering institution Permanent Court of Arbitration (PCA)
Case status Concluded
Type of case Investment arbitration
Subject matter or economic sector Water supply; sewerage, waste management and remediation
Rules used in arbitral proceedings UNCITRAL Arbitration Rules 1976
Treaty or contract under which proceedings were commenced

[Multilateral treaty]
NAFTA


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

Mr. Juan Fernández-Armesto (Presiding Arbitrator)
Mr. Jean-Gabriel Castel OC, QC
Mr. Laurent Lévy

 

Secretary to the Tribunal: Ms. Deva Villanúa Gómez.

 

Representatives of the Claimant(s)

Mr. Charles M. Gastle

BENNETT HASTLE PROFESSIONAL CORPORATION 

 

Mr. Murdoch Martyn

Representatives of the Respondent(s)

Mr. Michael Owen, Counsel

TRADE LAW BUREAU

GOVERNMENT OF CANADA

Representatives of the Parties
Number of Arbitrators in case 3
Date of commencement of proceeding 30 March 2007
Date of issue of final award 15 September 2011
Length of Proceedings 3-4 years
Additional notes

Pursuant to Article A(2)(b) of the Notes of Interpretation of Certain Chapter 11 Provisions, adopted on 31 July 2001 by the States Parties to NAFTA, Canada, Mexico and the United States have agreed to “make available to the public in a timely manner all documents submitted to, or issued by, a Chapter Eleven tribunal”, subject to appropriate redactions. In PCA-administered arbitrations involving the Government of Canada, these documents are published on the PCA Case Repository.


Attachments

Notice of Arbitration
Notice of Arbitration
Written submission
Canada's letter to the Tribunal on Procedural Issues
Investor's Statement of Claim
Canada's Statement of Defence
Investor's Memorial
Counter-Memorial of Canada
Investor's Post-Hearing Submission on Jurisdiction
Canada's Post-Hearing Submission on Jurisdiction
Notice of Intent
Investor's Submission on Jurisdiction
Canada's Submission on Jurisdiction
Canada's Submission on Procedural Matters
Investor's Submission on Procedural Matters
Investor's Letter to the Tribunal on Procedural Issues
Investor's Second Letter to the Tribunal on Procedural Issues
Canada's Second Letter to the Tribunal on Procedural Issues
Procedural Order
Letter from the Tribunal to the Parties on the Procedure
Procedural Order No. 1
Confidentiality Order
Procedural Order No. 2 Amended
Procedural Order No. 1 Amended
Procedural Order No. 3
Procedural Order No. 4
Letter from the Tribunal to the Parties on the Procedure
Letter from the Tribunal to the Parties on the Procedure
Letter from the Tribunal to the Parties on the Procedure
Procedural Order No. 5
Procedural Order No. 6
Award or other decision
Award of the Arbitral Tribunal
Appointing Authority Actions
ICSID Decision on the Challenge of an Arbitrator
Resignation letter of an Arbitrator

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