ICSID - International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes

12/03/2019 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 12/03/2019 08:34

December 3, 2019 - The Carlyle Group L.P. and others v. Kingdom of Morocco (ICSID Case No. ARB/18/29) Claimants’ Observations on the Respondent’s Request for Bifurcation[...]

  • Subject of Dispute:
    Oil storage and trade enterprise
  • Economic Sector:
    Oil, Gas & Mining
  • Instrument(s) Invoked: i
    FTA United States - Morocco
  • Applicable Rules:
    ICSID Convention - Arbitration Rules
  • (a)Original Proceeding
    • Claimant(s)/Nationality(ies): i
      The Carlyle Group L.P. (U.S.), Carlyle Investment Management L.L.C. (U.S.), Carlyle Commodity Management L.L.C. (U.S.), TC Group LLC (U.S.), TC Group Investment Holdings LP (U.S.), Celadon Commodities Fund LP (U.S.), Celadon Partners LLC (U.S.)
    • Respondent(s):
      Kingdom of Morocco (Moroccan)
    • Date Registered:
      August 22, 2018
    • Date of Constitution of Tribunal:
      February 21, 2019
      • Party Representatives
      • Claimant(s):

        Weil, Gotshal & Manges, New York, NY, U.S.A.

        Respondent(s):

        Christopher Harris, 3 Verulam Buildings, London, U.K.

      • Status of Proceeding:
        Pending
      • Latest Development:
        November 20, 2019 - The Claimants file observations on the request to address the objections to jurisdiction as a preliminary question.