South American Silver Limited (Bermuda) v. The Plurinational State of Bolivia

The PCA provides administrative support in this arbitration, which is conducted under the UNCITRAL Arbitration Rules (as revised in 2010) pursuant to the Agreement between the Government of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and the Government of the Republic of Bolivia for the Promotion and Protection of Investments, dated May 24, 1988, which application was extended to the Bermuda Islands on December 9, 1992, by an exchange of notes dated December 3 and 9, 1992.


Case information

Name(s) of Claimant(s)
Name(s) of Respondent(s) ()
Names of Parties -
Case number 2013-15
Administering institution Permanent Court of Arbitration (PCA)
Case status Pending
Type of case Investment arbitration
Subject matter or economic sector Mining and quarrying
Rules used in arbitral proceedings UNCITRAL Arbitration Rules 2010
Treaty or contract under which proceedings were commenced

[Bilateral treaty]
Agreement between the Government of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and the Government of the Republic of Bolivia for the Promotion and Protection of Investments
Country A: United Kingdom
Country B: Bolivia


Language of Proceeding -
Seat of Arbitration (by Country) Netherlands
Arbitrator(s)

Dr. Eduardo Zuleta Jaramillo (Presiding Arbitrator)
Prof. Francisco Orrego Vicuña
Mr. Osvaldo César Guglielmino

Representatives of the Claimant(s)

Mr. Henry G. Burnett
Mr. Guillermo Aguilar Álvarez
Mr. Fernando Rodríguez Cortina

Mr. Roberto Aguirre Luzi

Ms. Verónica García

Ms. Caline Mouawad

Mr. Cedric Soule

Ms. Eldy Roche
KING & SPALDING LLP

Mr. Ramiro Guevara
Mr. Enrique Barrios
GUEVARA & GUTIÉRREZ S.C.

Representatives of the Respondent(s)

Dr. Héctor Enrique Arce Zaconeta, Attorney General
OFFICE OF THE ATTORNEY GENERAL

 

Mr. Eduardo Silva Romero

Mr. José Manuel García Represa

Ms. Erica Stein

Mr. Álvaro Galindo

Mr. Juan Felipe Merizalde

DECHERT LLP

Representatives of the Parties
Number of Arbitrators in case 3
Date of commencement of proceeding 30 April 2013
Date of issue of final award -
Length of Proceedings Pending
Additional notes -

Attachments

Notice of Arbitration
Notice of Arbitration
Written submission
Respondent’s Response to the Notice of Arbitration
Claimant’s Statement of Claim and Memorial
Claimant’s Statement of Claim and Memorial
Respondent's Counter-Memorial
Respondent's Counter-Memorial
Respondent's Request for Cautio Judicatum Solvi
Respondent's Request for Cautio Judicatum Solvi
Claimant's Opposition to Bolivia's Request for Cautio Judicatum Solvi
Claimant’s Opposition to Bolivia’s Request for Cautio Judicatum Solvi
Claimant’s Reply to Respondent’s Counter-Memorial on the Merits and Response to Respondent’s Objections to Jurisdiction and Admissibility
Claimant’s Reply to Respondent’s Counter-Memorial on the Merits and Response to Respondent’s Objections to Jurisdiction and Admissibility
Respondent's Rejoinder
Respondent's Rejoinder
Claimant's Rejoinder on Jurisdiction
Claimant's Rejoinder on Jurisdiction
Claimant's Post-Hearing Brief
Claimant's Post-Hearing Brief
Respondent's Post-Hearing Brief
Respondent's Post-Hearing Brief
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