1. Alberto Carrizosa Gelzis, 2. Felipe Carrizosa Gelzis, 3. Enrique Carrizosa Gelzis v. The Republic of Colombia

The PCA provides administrative support in this arbitration, which is being conducted under the UNCITRAL Arbitration Rules (with new Article 1, paragraph 4, as adopted in 2013)


Case information

Name(s) of Claimant(s) Alberto Carrizosa Gelzis (Private entity )
Felipe Carrizosa Gelzis (Private entity )
Enrique Carrizosa Gelzis (Private entity )
Name(s) of Respondent(s) The Republic of Colombia (State)
Names of Parties -
Case number 2018-56
Administering institution Permanent Court of Arbitration (PCA)
Case status Concluded
Type of case Investment arbitration
Subject matter or economic sector Financial and insurance
Rules used in arbitral proceedings UNCITRAL Arbitration Rules 2013
Treaty or contract under which proceedings were commenced

[Bilateral treaty]
United States – Colombia Trade Promotion Agreement, signed on November 22, 2006 and entered into force on May 15, 2012
Country A: United States
Country B: Colombia


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

Mr. John Beechey CBE (Presiding Arbitrator)
Prof. Franco Ferrari
Mr. Christer Söderlund 

Representatives of the Claimant(s)

Pedro J. Martínez-Fraga
C. Ryan Reetz
Craig S. O’Dear
Mark Leadlove
Domenico Di Pietro
Joaquín Moreno Pampín
Rachel Chiu
June Foyo-Lorenzo
Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner LLP

Representatives of the Respondent(s)

Ms. Ana María Ordóñez Puentes
Mr. Andrés Felipe Esteban Tovar
Agencia Nacional de Defensa Jurídica del Estado

 

Mr. Nicolás Palau van Hissenhoven
Director de Inversión Extranjera y Servicios

 

Mr. Paolo Di Rosa
Mr. Patricio Grané Labat
Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP

Representatives of the Parties
Number of Arbitrators in case 3
Date of commencement of proceeding 25 January 2018
Date of issue of final award -
Length of Proceedings Pending
Additional notes

By agreement of the Parties, this arbitration is being conducted in accordance with the UNCITRAL Rules on Transparency in Treaty-Based Investor-State Arbitration, as adopted by UNCITRAL on July 11, 2013, in accordance with Article 1(2)(a) thereof, with the PCA assuming the role of the “repository” foreseen under these Rules with respect to this arbitration.


Documents

Notice of Arbitration
Notice of and Request for Arbitration
Respuesta de Colombia a la Solicitud de Arbitraje de los Reclamantes
Written submission
Lists of Supporting Documents to Expert Report CER-5
Claimants’ Memorial on Jurisdiction
Memorial de los Demandante sobre Jurisdicción
List of Claimants’ Exhibits and Legal Authorities
Lists of Supporting Documents to Witness Statement CWS-1
Lists of Supporting Documents to Witness Statement CWS-2
Lists of Supporting Documents to Witness Statement CWS-3
Lists of Supporting Documents to Witness Statement CWS-4
Lists of Supporting Documents to Expert Report CER-1
Lists of Supporting Documents to Expert Report CER-2
Lists of Supporting Documents to Expert Report CER-3
Lists of Supporting Documents to Expert Report CER-4
List of Supporting Documents to Expert Report CER-7
Claimants' Table of Authorities (updated June 24, 2019)
Respondent's Answer on Jurisdiction
Respuesta de la Demandada sobre Jurisdicción
List of Respondent's Legal Authorities and Exhibits
Claimants' Reply to Respondent's Answer on Jurisdiction
Réplica de los Demandantes a la Respuesta sobre Jurisdicción
Claimants' Table of Authorities (Reply)
U.S. Letter of June 9, 2020
Respondent's Rejoinder on Jurisdiction
Dúplica de la Demandada sobre Jurisdicción
Respondent's Consolidated Index of Exhibits and Legal Authorities
Submission of the United States of America
Claimants' Observations to the Submission of the United States of America
Respondent's Observations to the Submission of the United States of America
U.S. Letter of May 22, 2020
Claimants' letter of June 15, 2020
Procedural Documents
Procedural Order No. 1
Orden Procesal No. 1
Terms of Appointment
Procedural Order No. 1 (amended)
Orden Procesal No. 1 (enmendada)
Procedural Order No. 2
Orden Procesal No. 2
Letter to the Parties of June 2, 2020
Calendario Procesal Enmendado
Amended Procedural Calendar
Letter to the Parties of September 23, 2020
Procedural Order No. 3
Orden Procesal No. 3
Procedural Order No. 4
Orden Procesal No. 4
Updated Hearing Schedule
Horario actualizado de la audiencia
Award or other decision
Award
Laudo
Transcript/Minutes
Hearing Transcript - Day 1 - English
Hearing Transcript - Day 1 - Spanish
Hearing Transcript - Day 2 - English
Hearing Transcript - Day 2 - Spanish
Hearing Transcript - Day 3 - English
Hearing Transcript - Day 3 - Spanish
Hearing Transcript - Day 4 - English
Hearing Transcript - Day 4 - Spanish