Holcim Investments (Spain), S.L. v. the Republic of Ecuador

The PCA provides administrative support in this arbitration, which is being conducted under the UNCITRAL Arbitration Rules (as adopted in 1976)

Case information

Name(s) of Claimant(s) Holcim Investments (Spain), S.L. (Private entity )
Name(s) of Respondent(s) The Republic of Ecuador (State)
Names of Parties -
Case number 2021-31
Administering institution Permanent Court of Arbitration (PCA)
Case status Pending
Type of case Investment arbitration
Subject matter or economic sector Manufacturing
Procedural rules UNCITRAL Arbitration Rules 1976
Treaty or contract under which proceedings were commenced

Bilateral treaty
Agreement between the Kingdom of Spain and the Government of the Republic of Ecuador for the Reciprocal Promotion and Protection of Investments, dated 26 June 1996
Country A: Spain
Country B: Ecuador

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

Mr. Eduardo Siqueiros Twomey (Presiding Arbitrator)
Dr. Horacio A. Grigera Naón
Prof. Marcelo Kohen

Representatives of the Claimant(s)

Alberto Pimenta Hernández
Alejandro Huertas León
Álvaro Soriano Hinojosa
Luis Pablo Ortega Martínez
J&A Garrigues, S.L.P.

Representatives of the Respondent(s)

Íñigo Salvador Crespo
Claudia Salgado Levy
María Nazaret Ramos Rosas
Gary López Vélez
Procuraduría General del Estado

Representatives of the Parties
Number of Arbitrators in case 3
Date of commencement of proceeding 21 May 2021
Date of issue of final award -
Length of Proceedings Pending
Additional notes -