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07/07/2020 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 07/07/2020 16:03

July 7, 2020 - Carnegie Minerals (Gambia) Limited v. Republic of The Gambia (ICSID Case No. ARB/09/19) Decision on Annulment (July 7, 2020)

  • Subject of Dispute:
    Mining concession
  • Economic Sector:
    Oil, Gas & Mining
  • Instrument(s) Invoked: i
    Contract
  • Applicable Rules:
    ICSID Convention - Arbitration Rules
  • (a)Original Proceeding
    • Claimant(s)/Nationality(ies): i
      Carnegie Minerals (Gambia) Limited (Gambian)
    • Respondent(s):
      Republic of The Gambia (Gambian)
    • Date Registered:
      October 23, 2009
    • Date of Constitution of Tribunal:
      March 3, 2010
      • Composition of Tribunal
      • President:
        Donald DONOVAN (U.S.) - Appointed by Co-Arbitrators
      • Arbitrators:
        Jean Engelmayer KALICKI (U.S.) - Appointed by the Secretary-General
        Philippe PINSOLLE (French, Swiss) - Appointed by the Claimant(s)
      • Party Representatives
      • Claimant(s):

        Clyde & Co, London, U.K.

        Respondent(s):

        Mayer Brown Rowe & Maw, Paris, France
        Office of the President State House, Banjul, The Gambia

      • Language(s) of Proceeding:
        English
      • Status of Proceeding:
        Concluded
      • Outcome of Proceeding:
        July 14, 2015 - The Tribunal renders its award.
  • (b)Annulment Proceeding
    • Applicant(s)/Requesting Party(ies): i
      Respondent(s)
    • Date Registered:
      November 19, 2015 (Respondent(s))
    • Date of Constitution of ad hoc Committee:
      January 22, 2016
      • Initial Composition of ad hoc Committee
      • President:
        Donald M. MCRAE (Canadian, New Zealand) - Appointed by the Chairman of the Administrative Council
      • Arbitrators:
        Zhidong CHEN (Chinese) - Appointed by the Chairman of the Administrative Council
        Bernardo M. CREMADES (Spanish) - Appointed by the Chairman of the Administrative Council
      • Reconstituted:
        May 21, 2018: Dorothy Udeme UFOT (Nigerian) appointed following the resignation of Zhidong CHEN (Chinese)
      • Party Representatives
      • Claimant(s):

        Mayer Brown Rowe & Maw, Paris, France

        Respondent(s):

        Clyde & Co, London, U.K.

      • Language(s) of Proceeding:
        English
      • Status of Proceeding:
        Concluded
      • Outcome of Proceeding:
        July 7, 2020 - The ad hoc Committee issues its decision on annulment.