Louis Dreyfus Armateurs SAS (France) v. The Republic of India

The PCA provides administrative support in this arbitration, which is being conducted under the UNCITRAL Arbitration Rules 1976 pursuant to the Agreement between the Government of the Republic of India and the Government of the Republic of France on the Reciprocal Promotion and Protection of Investments dated 2 September 1997.

Case information

Name(s) of Claimant(s) Louis Dreyfus Armateurs SAS (Private entity )
Name(s) of Respondent(s) The Republic of India (State)
Names of Parties -
Case number 2014-26
Administering institution Permanent Court of Arbitration (PCA)
Case status Pending
Type of case Investment arbitration
Subject matter or economic sector -
Rules used in arbitral proceedings UNCITRAL Arbitration Rules 1976
Treaty or contract under which proceedings were commenced (Bilateral treaty)IndiaFrance
Language of Proceeding English
Seat of Arbitration (by Country)

Ms. Jean E. Kalicki (Presiding Arbitrator)
Prof. Julian D.M. Lew QC
Mr. J. Christopher Thomas QC

Representatives of the Claimant(s)

Professor Vaughan Lowe QC


(London, United Kingdom)


Dr. Tariq Baloch
(London, United Kingdom)

Mr. Farhad Sorabjee
Ms. Arti Raghavan
Ms. Shanaya Irani
Ms. Neeraja Balakrishnan
(Mumbai, India)

Representatives of the Respondent(s)

Mr. Mark A. Clodfelter

Dr. Constantinos Salonidis

Mrs. Diana Tsutieva

Ms. Oonagh Sands

Mr. Ofilio Mayorga

Mr. Joseph Klingler

FOLEY HOAG LLP (Washington D.C., U.S.A.)

Mr. Thomas Bevilacqua
Dr. Alejandra Torres Camprubi
Mr. Antoine Lerosier
FOLEY HOAG AARPI (Paris, France)
Representatives of the Parties
Number of Arbitrators in case 3
Date of commencement of proceeding 31 March 2014
Date of issue of final award -
Length of Proceedings Pending
Additional notes -

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