1. TCW Group, Inc. 2. Dominican Energy Holdings, L.P. v. The Dominican Republic

The PCA provided administrative support in this arbitration, which was conducted under the UNCITRAL Arbitration Rules, pursuant to the Central America-Dominican Republic-United States Free Trade Agreement.


Case information

Name(s) of Claimant(s) TCW Group, Inc. (Private entity )
Dominican Energy Holdings, L.P. (Private entity )
Name(s) of Respondent(s) Dominican Republic (State)
Names of Parties -
Case number 2008-06
Administering institution Permanent Court of Arbitration (PCA)
Case status Concluded
Type of case Investment arbitration
Subject matter or economic sector Electricity/Power
Rules used in arbitral proceedings UNCITRAL Arbitration Rules 1976
Treaty or contract under which proceedings were commenced

[Other]


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

Professor Juan Fernández-Armesto 
Mr. Mark Kantor
Professor Karl-Heinz Böckstiegel (Presiding Arbitrator)

Representatives of the Claimant(s)

Mr. Christopher F. Dugan, Mr. Joseph R. Profaizer, Mr. Roberto F. Facundus, Ms. Suzanne D. Garner, Ms. M. Lily Woodland, Paul, Hastings, Janofsky & Walker LLP, Washington, D.C.

Representatives of the Respondent(s)

Mr. John J. Kerr, Jr., Ms. Janet Whittaker, Ms. Julissa Reynoso, Ms. Emma Lindsay, Ms Karen E. Abravanel, Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP, New York.


Mr. Peter C. Thomas, Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP, Washington, D.C.


Mr. Mariano Germán Mejía, Germán Mejía y Asociados, Santo Domingo.

Representatives of the Parties
Number of Arbitrators in case 3
Date of commencement of proceeding 21 December 2007
Date of issue of final award 16 July 2009
Length of Proceedings 1-2 years
Additional notes -

Attachments

Notice of Arbitration
Amended Notice of Arbitration and Statement of Claim
Notificación de Arbitraje y Declaración de Demanda Enmendada
Notice of Arbitration and Statement of Claim pursuant to the Central America-Dominican Republic-United States Free Trade Agreement
Notificación de Arbitraje y Declaración de Demanda según el Acuerdo de Libre Comercio Centroamérica-República Dominicana-Estados Unidos
Written submission
Claimants' Counter-Memorial on Jurisdiction
Contestación de los Demandantes en objeción a la Demandada sobre competencia
Respondent's Memorial on Jurisdiction
Memorial sobre Jurisdicción de la Demandada
Reply to the Amended Notice of Arbitration and Statement of Claim
Contestación del Demandado a la Notificación de Arbitraje Modificada y a la Declaración de Demanda
Letter from the Claimants to the Respondent
Carta de los Demandantes al Demandado
Procedural Order
Procedural Order No. 4
Orden Procesal No. 4
Procedural Order No. 3
Orden Procesal No. 3
Procedural Order No. 2
Orden Procesal No. 2
Procedural Order No. 1
Orden Procesal No. 1
Award or other decision
Laudo de Mutuo Acuerdo
Consent Award
Other
Notice of Violations of Chapter 10 of the Central America-Dominican Republic-United States Free Trade Agreement

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