Ilya Levitis (United States) v. The Kyrgyz Republic

The PCA acted as registry in this arbitration, which was conducted under the UNCITRAL Arbitration Rules 1976 pursuant to the Treaty between the United States of America and the Republic of Kyrgyzstan concerning the Encouragement and Reciprocal Protection of Investment, signed on January 19, 1993, and the Law of the Kyrgyz Republic on Investments in the Kyrgyz Republic.

Case information

Name(s) of Claimant(s) Ilya Levitis (United States) (Private entity )
Name(s) of Respondent(s) The Kyrgyz Republic (State)
Names of Parties -
Case number 2012-21
Administering institution Permanent Court of Arbitration (PCA)
Case status Concluded
Type of case Investment arbitration
Subject matter or economic sector -
Procedural rules UNCITRAL Arbitration Rules 1976
Treaty or contract under which proceedings were commenced

[Bilateral treaty]
Encouragement and Reciprocal Protection of Investment, signed on January 19, 1993
Country A: United States
Country B: Kyrgyzstan


Language of Proceeding -
Seat of Arbitration (by Country) -
Arbitrator(s), Conciliator(s), Other Neutral(s)

Professor Andrew Newcombe (Presiding Arbitrator)
Mr. Richard DeWitt
Samuel Wordsworth QC

Representatives of the Claimant(s)

Santiago A. Cueto, Esq.

Edward W. Miller, Esq.

Representatives of the Respondent(s)

Dr. Andrei Yakovlev
Mr. W. Gordon Dobie
Mr. Matthew Page
Ms. Kari Rollins
Mr. Daniel Meagher

Mr. Anvar Askarov
Mr. Ulan Satarov

Representatives of the Parties
Number of Arbitrators in case 3
Date of commencement of proceeding 2013
Date of issue of final award -
Length of Proceedings -
Additional notes -