Peter A. Allard (Canada) v. The Government of Barbados

This arbitration was conducted under the UNCITRAL Arbitration Rules  1976 pursuant to the Agreement between the Government of Canada and the Government of Barbados for the Reciprocal Promotion and Protection of Investments. It was administered by the PCA.

Case information

Name(s) of Claimant(s) ()
Name(s) of Respondent(s) ()
Names of Parties -
Case number 2012-06
Administering institution Permanent Court of Arbitration (PCA)
Case status Concluded
Type of case Investment arbitration
Subject matter or economic sector Environmental disputes
Rules used in arbitral proceedings UNCITRAL Arbitration Rules 1976
Treaty or contract under which proceedings were commenced (Bilateral treaty)BarbadosCanada
Language of Proceeding English
Seat of Arbitration (by Country) Netherlands
Dr. Gavan Griffith QC (Presiding Arbitrator) 
Prof. Andrew Newcombe
Prof. Michael Reisman
Representatives of the Claimant(s)

Mr. Robert Wisner

Ms. Cara Zacks

Representatives of the Respondent(s)
Mr. Robert Volterra
Mr. Christophe Bondy
Mr. Graham Coop
Ms. Jessica Pineda
Mr. Govert Coppens
Representatives of the Parties
Number of Arbitrators in case 3
Date of commencement of proceeding 21 May 2010
Date of issue of final award 27 June 2016
Length of Proceedings More than 4 years
Additional notes -


Award or other decision
Award on Jurisdiction
Award dated 27 June 2016

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