Mr. Kristian Almås and Mr. Geir Almås v. The Republic of Poland

The PCA provided administrative support in this arbitration, which was conducted under the UNCITRAL Arbitration Rules 1976 pursuant to the Agreement between the Government of the Kingdom of Norway and the Government of the Republic of Poland on the Promotion and Reciprocal Protection of Investments, dated 5 June 1990.


Case information

Name(s) of Claimant(s) Mr. Kristian Almås (Private entity )
Mr. Geir Almås (Private entity )
Name(s) of Respondent(s) The Republic of Poland (State)
Names of Parties -
Case number 2015-13
Administering institution Permanent Court of Arbitration (PCA)
Case status Concluded
Type of case Investment arbitration
Subject matter or economic sector Agriculture, forestry and fishing
Rules used in arbitral proceedings UNCITRAL Arbitration Rules 1976
Treaty or contract under which proceedings were commenced

[Bilateral treaty]
Agreement between the Government of the Kingdom of Norway and the Government of the Republic of Poland on the Promotion and Reciprocal Protection of Investments dated 5 June 1990
Country A: Norway
Country B: Poland


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

Judge James R. Crawford, AC (Presiding Arbitrator)
Prof. Ola Mestad
Prof. August Reinisch

Representatives of the Claimant(s)

Mr. Magnus Hellesylt
Ms. Kristin Hallsjø Aarvik
ADVOKATFIRMAET WIERSHOLM AS (Oslo, Norway)

Representatives of the Respondent(s)

Ms. Julita Zimoch-Tuchołka
Dr. Marek Świątkowski
DOMAŃSKI ZAKRZEWSKI PALINKA SP. K (Warsaw, Poland)

Ms. Joanna Jackowska-Majernowska
Ms. Barbara Kotlarek-Kmin
Ms. Milena Pluta
Prokuratoria Generalna Skarbu Państwa
GŁÓWNY URZĄD PROKURATORII GENERALNEJ (Warsaw, Poland)

Representatives of the Parties
Number of Arbitrators in case 3
Date of commencement of proceeding 01 November 2013
Date of issue of final award 27 June 2016
Length of Proceedings 2-3 years
Additional notes -

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