(1) Professor Christian Doutremepuich (France) (2) Antoine Doutremepuich (France) v. Republic of Mauritius


Case information

Name(s) of Claimant(s) (1) Professor Christian Doutremepuich (France) (Private entity )
(2) Antoine Doutremepuich (France) (Private entity )
Name(s) of Respondent(s) Republic of Mauritius (State)
Names of Parties -
Case number 2018-37
Administering institution Permanent Court of Arbitration (PCA)
Case status Concluded
Type of case Investment arbitration
Subject matter or economic sector -
Procedural rules UNCITRAL Rules on Transparency in Treaty-based Investor-State Arbitration 2013
Treaty or contract under which proceedings were commenced

Bilateral treaty
Agreement between the Government of France and the Government of the Republic of Mauritius on the Protection of Investments signed on 22 March 1973
Country A: France
Country B: Mauritius

Language of Proceeding English
Seat of Arbitration (by Country) United Kingdom
Arbitrator(s), Conciliator(s), Other Neutral(s)

Prof. Maxi Scherer (Presiding Arbitrator)
Prof. Olivier Caprasse
Prof. Jan Paulsson

Representatives of the Claimant(s)

Me Bruno Poulain
Me Roxane Regaud
Ernst & Young Société d’Avocats

Representatives of the Respondent(s)

Dr Veijo Heiskanen
Ms Domitille Baizeau
Ms Laura Halonen
Ms Eleonore Caroit
Mr Augustin Barrier

The Hon. Maneesh Gobin, Attorney General
Mr Dheerendra Kumar Dabee, Solicitor-General
Mr Rajeshsharma Ramloll, Deputy Solicitor-General
Office of the Attorney General

Representatives of the Parties
Number of Arbitrators in case 3
Date of commencement of proceeding 30 March 2018
Date of issue of final award 23 August 2019
Length of Proceedings -
Additional notes -


Notice of Arbitration
Notification et requête d'arbitrage
Written submission
Respondent’s Memorial on Jurisdiction
Mémoire des Demandeurs sur la Compétence (redacted)
Respondent's Reply on Jurisdiction (redacted)
Mémoire en duplique sur la compétence
Claimant's Submission on Costs
Reply to Submission on Costs
Respondent's Submission on Costs
Procedural Documents
Terms of appointment
Procedural Order No. 1
Procedural Order No. 2
Procedural Order No. 4
Award or other decision
Award on Jurisdiction (23 August 2019)(corrected on 3 October 2019)
Correction of the Award on Jurisdiction (3 October 2019)
Press Release
Communiqué de presse
Press release
Respondent's letter
Claimants' letter
Respondent's letter
Claimants' letter
Respondent's letter
Claimant's Presentation dated 12 June 2019
Claimant's Presentation dated 13 June 2019
Respondent's Presentation dated 12 June 2019 (redacted)
Respondent's Presentation dated 13 June 2019 (redacted)
Hearing of 12-13 June 2019 (Day 1)
Hearing of 12-13 June 2019 (Day 2)
Hearing Transcript (12 June 2019)
Hearing Transcript (13 June 2019)