Saluka Investments B.V. v. Czech Republic

The International Bureau acted as registry for this arbitration, which was conducted under the UNCITRAL Arbitration Rules. The case was settled and resolved following issuance of the Partial Award.

Case information

Name(s) of Claimant(s) Saluka Investments B.V (Private entity )
Name(s) of Respondent(s) Czech Republic (State)
Names of Parties -
Case number 2001-04
Administering institution Permanent Court of Arbitration (PCA)
Case status Concluded
Type of case Investment arbitration
Subject matter or economic sector -
Procedural rules UNCITRAL Arbitration Rules 1976
Treaty or contract under which proceedings were commenced

Bilateral treaty
Agreement on Encouragement and Reciprocal Protection of Investments Between the Kingdom of The Netherlands and the Czech and Slovak Federal Republic, signed on 29 April 1991
Country A: Netherlands
Country B: Czech Republic

Language of Proceeding -
Seat of Arbitration (by Country) -
Arbitrator(s), Conciliator(s), Other Neutral(s)

Sir Arthur Watts, KCMG QC

Professor Dr. Peter Behrens

Maître L. Yves Fortier CC QC

Representatives of the Claimant(s) -
Representatives of the Respondent(s) -
Representatives of the Parties
Number of Arbitrators in case 3
Date of commencement of proceeding 2001
Date of issue of final award 17 March 2006
Length of Proceedings More than 4 years
Additional notes -


Award or other decision
Decision on Jurisdiction dated May 7, 2004
Partial Award dated March 17, 2006
Press Release
Press Release dated March 22, 2006