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Argentina

Latin Arbitration Law Country Profile

Arbitration Law

  • Law No. 22.434 - National Code of Civil and Commercial Procedure [1] - March 16, 1981 [2]

 

International Conventions

International Convention

Signed

Entered into force

New York Convention

26 Aug. 1958

12 June 1989 [3]

Panama Convention

15 Mar. 1991

5 Jan. 1995 [4]

Montevideo Convention

1 Dec. 1983

1 Dec. 1983 [5]

ICSID Convention

21 May 1991

18 Nov. 1994 [6]

Investment Protection Treaties

Bilateral Investment Treaties [7] [8]

Signed

Entered into force

Dispute Resolution Fora

Algeria  (Sp.) 

4 Oct. 2000

28 Jan. 2002

Ad hoc arbitration

Armenia (Eng.) (Sp.)

16 Apr. 1993

20 Dec. 1994

Local courts
ICSID
ICSID Additional Facility Rules
UNCITRAL

Australia (Eng., Sp.)

23 Aug. 1995

11 Jan. 1997

Local courts
ICSID
UNCITRAL
Other arbitration institutions
Ad hoc arbitration

Austria (Ger., Sp.)

7 Aug. 1992

1 Jan. 1995

Local courts
ICSID
ICSID Additional Facility Rules
UNCITRAL

Belgium and Luxembourg (Sp.)

28 Jun. 1990

20 May 1994 [5]

Local courts
ICSID
ICSID Additional Facility Rules
UNCITRAL

Bolivia (Sp.)

17 Mar. 1994

1 May 1995

Local courts
ICSID
ICSID Additional Facility Rules
UNCITRAL

 

Bulgaria (Eng.) (Sp.)

21 Sep. 1993

11 Mar. 1997

Local courts
ICSID
ICSID Additional Facility Rules
UNCITRAL

Canada (Eng.) (Fr.) (Sp.)

5 Nov. 1991

29 Apr. 1993

Local courts
ICSID
ICSID Additional Facility Rules
Ad hoc arbitration
UNCITRAL

Chile (Sp.)

2 Aug. 1991

1 Jan. 1995

Local courts
ICSID
ICSID Additional Facility Rules
UNCITRAL

China (Eng.) (Sp.)

5 Nov. 1992

1 Aug. 1994

Local courts
Ad hoc arbitration

Costa Rica (Sp.)

21 May 1997

1 May 2001

Local courts
ICSID
ICSID Additional Facility Rules
UNCITRAL

Croatia (Sp.)

2 Dec. 1994

1 Jun. 1996

Local courts
ICSID
ICSID Additional Facility Rules
UNCITRAL

Cuba (Sp.)

30 Nov. 1995

1 Jun. 1997

Local courts

Ad-hoc arbitration

Czech Republic (Sp.)

27 Sep. 1996

23 Jul. 1998

ICSID
UNCITRAL

Denmark (Sp.)

6 Nov. 1992

2 Feb. 1995

Local courts
ICSID
ICSID Additional Facility Rules
UNCITRAL

Dominican Republic (Sp.)

16 Mar. 2001

Not in force

Local courts
ICSID
UNCITRAL

Ecuador (Sp.)

18 Feb. 1994

1 Dec. 1995

Local courts
ICSID
ICSID Additional Facility Rules
UNCITRAL

Egypt (Sp.)

11 May 1992

3 Dec. 1993

Local courts
ICSID
ICSID Additional Facility Rules
UNCITRAL

El Salvador (Sp.)

9 May 1996

8 Jan. 1999

Local courts
ICSID
UNCITRAL

Finland (Eng.)

5 Nov. 1993

3 May 1996

Local courts
ICSID
ICSID Additional Facility Rules
UNCITRAL

France (Fr.)

3 Jul. 1991

3 Mar. 1993

Local courts
ICSID
ICSID Additional Facility Rules
UNCITRAL

Germany (Sp.)

9 Apr. 1991

8 Nov. 1993

Local courts
ICSID
UNCITRAL

Greece (Eng.) (Sp.)

26 Oct. 1999

Not in force

Local courts
ICSID
UNCITRAL

Guatemala (Sp.)

21 Apr. 1998

7 Dec. 2002

Local courts
ICSID

Hungary (Sp.)

5 Feb. 1993

1 Oct. 1997

Local courts
ICSID
ICSID Additional Facility Rules
UNCITRAL

India (Sp.)

20 Aug. 1999

12 Aug. 2002

Local courts
ICSID
ICSID Additional Facility Rules

UNCITRAL

Indonesia  (Sp.)

7 Nov. 1995

1 Mar. 2001 [9]

Local courts
ICSID
Ad hoc arbitration

Israel (Sp.)

23 Jul. 1995

10 Apr. 1997

Local courts
ICSID
Ad hoc arbitration

Italy (It.) (Sp.)

22 May 1990

14 Oct. 1993

Local courts
ICSID
ICSID Additional Facility Rules
UNCITRAL

Jamaica (Eng.) (Sp.

8 Feb. 1994

1 Dec. 1995

Local courts
ICSID
ICSID Additional Facility Rules
UNCITRAL

Korea, Republic of (Eng.) (Sp.)

17 May 1994

24 Sep. 1996

Local courts
ICSID
UNCITRAL
Other Ad hoc arbitration

Lithuania (Sp.)

14 Mar. 1996

1 Sep. 1998

Local courts
ICSID
ICSID Additional Facility Rules
UNCITRAL

Malaysia (Sp.)

6 Sep. 1994

20 Mar. 1996

Local courts
ICSID
UNCITRAL

Mexico (Sp.)

13 Nov. 1996

22 Jun. 1998

Local courts
ICSID
ICSID Additional Facility Rules
UNCITRAL

Morocco (Sp.)

13 Jun. 1996

19 Feb. 2000 [10]

Local courts
ICSID

Netherlands (Eng.) (Sp.)

20 Oct. 1992

1 Oct. 1994

Local courts
ICSID
ICSID Additional Facility Rules
UNCITRAL

New Zealand (Eng.) (Sp.

27 Aug. 1999

Not in force

Local courts
ICSID
UNCITRAL

Nicaragua (Sp.)

10 Aug. 1998

1 Feb. 2001

Local courts
ICSID
ICSID Additional Facility Rules
UNCITRAL

Panama (Sp.)

15 Sep. 2004

15 Sep. 2004

Local courts
ICSID
ICSID Additional Facility Rules
UNCITRAL

Peru (Sp.)

10 Nov. 1994

24 Oct. 1996

Local courts
ICSID
ICSID Additional Facility Rules
UNCITRAL

Philippines (Eng.) (Sp.)

20 Sep. 1999

1 Jan. 2002

Local courts
ICSID
UNCITRAL

Poland (Sp.)

31 Jul. 1991

1 Sep. 1992

Local courts
ICSID
ICSID Additional Facility Rules
UNCITRAL

Portugal (Por.) (Sp.

6 Oct. 1994

3 May 1996

Local courts
ICSID
ICSID Additional Facility Rules
UNCITRAL

Romania (Eng.)(Sp.

29 Jul. 1993

1 May 1995

Local courts
ICSID
ICSID Additional Facility Rules
UNCITRAL

Russian Federation (Sp.)

25 Jun. 1998

20 Nov. 2000

Local courts
UNCITRAL
ICC

Senegal  (Sp.)

6 Apr. 1993

1 Feb. 2010 

Ad hoc arbitration

South Africa (Sp.)

23 Jul. 1998

1 Jan. 2001

Local courts
ICSID
ICSID Additional Facility Rules
UNCITRAL

Spain (Sp.)

3 Oct. 1991

28 Sep. 1992

Local courts
ICSID
UNCITRAL

Sweden (Eng.) (Sp.

22 Nov. 1991

28 Sep. 1992

Local courts
ICSID
ICSID Additional Facility Rules
UNCITRAL

Switzerland (Fr.)(Sp.

12 Apr. 1991

6 Nov. 1992

Local courts
ICSID
UNCITRAL

Thailand (Eng.)(Sp.

18 Feb. 2000

7 Mar. 2002

Local courts
ICSID
ICSID Additional Facility Rules
UNCITRAL

Tunisia  (Sp.)

17 Jun. 1992

23 Jan. 1995 [11]

Local courts
ICSID
ICSID Additional Facility Rules
UNCITRAL

Turkey (Sp.)

8 May 1992

1 May 1995

Local courts
ICSID
ICSID Additional Facility Rules
UNCITRAL

Ukraine (Sp.)

9 Aug. 1995

6 May 1997

Local courts
ICSID
ICSID Additional Facility Rules
UNCITRAL

United Kingdom (Eng.) (Sp.)

11 Dec. 1990

19 Feb. 1993

Local courts
ICSID
ICSID Additional Facility Rules
UNCITRAL
Ad hoc arbitration

United States (Eng.)(Sp.

14 Nov. 1991

20 Oct. 1994

Local courts
ICSID
ICSID Additional Facility Rules
UNCITRAL
Other arbitration institutions agreed by parties
Ad hoc arbitration

Venezuela (Sp.)

16 Nov. 1993

1 Jul. 1995

Local courts
ICSID
ICSID Additional Facility Rules
UNCITRAL

Vietnam (Sp.)

3 Jun. 1996

1 Jun. 1997

Local courts
UNCITRAL

Total

57

55

 

 

Free Trade Associations

Signed

Entered into force

Total

0

 

Other Multilateral Associations

Signed

Entered into force

MERCOSUR (Customs Union)

26 Mar. 1991

 

MERCOSUR - Chile (Economic Complementation Agreement No. 35, signed by Argentina as part of MERCOSUR) (Sp.)

25 June 1996

1 Oct. 1996

MERCOSUR - Bolivia (Economic Complementation Agreement No. 36, signed by Argentina as part of MERCOSUR) (Sp.)

17 Dec. 1996

28 Feb. 1997

MERCOSUR - Israel
18 Dec. 2007
24 Mar. 2010

Total

4

Certain Arbitration Cases

ICSID Cases [7] Decision, Awards and Date [8]

Compañía de Aguas del Aconquija S.A. and Vivendi Universal S.A. v. Argentine Republic (ICSID Case No. ARB/97/3)

  • Pending
  • Award (Eng.), (Sp.)
    (Original arbitration proceeding annulled)
    21 Nov. 2000
  • Decision to Challenge President (Eng.) (Sp.)
    3 Oct. 2001
  • Decision on Annulment (Eng.) (Sp.)
    3 Jul. 2002
  • Decision of the ad hoc Committee on the Request for Supplementation and Rectification of its Decision Concerning Annulment of the Award (Eng.) (Sp.)
    28 May 2003
  • Decision on Jurisdiction (Eng.)
    (Second arbitration proceeding pending)
    14 Nov. 2005

Lanco International Inc. v. Argentina (ICSID Case No ARB 97/6)

  • Concluded
  • Decision on Jurisdiction (Eng.)
    8 Dec. 1998
  • Proceeding discontinued at Claimant's request

    17 Oct. 2000

Houston Industries Energy, Inc and others v. Argentine Republic (ICSID Case No. ARB/98/1)

  • Concluded
  • Award
    24 Aug. 2001

Mobil Argentina S.A. v. Argentine Republic (ICSID Case No. 99/1)

  • Concluded
  • Proceeding discontinued at Claimant's request
    21 July 1999

Empresa Nacional de Electricidad S.A. v. Argentine Republic (ICSID Case No. ARB/99/4)

  • Proceeding discontinued at Claimant's request
    8 Feb. 2001

Enron Corporation and Ponderosa Assets, L.P. v. Argentine Republic (ICSID Case No. ARB/01/3)

  • Pending
  • Decision on Jurisdiction  (Eng.) (Sp.)
    14 Jan. 2004

  • Decision on Jurisdiction (Ancillary Claim) (Eng.) (Sp.)
    2 Aug. 2004
  • Award (Eng.)
    22 May 2007
  • Decision on Claimant's Request for Rectification and/or Supplementary Decision of the Award (Eng.) (Sp.)

    25 Oct. 2007

  • Decision on Request for Continued Stay of Enforcement (Eng.) (Sp.)
    7 Oct. 2008

  • Decision on the Claimant's Second Request to Lift Provisional Stay of Enforcement of the Award (Eng.)
    20 May 2009

CMS v. Argentine Republic (ICSID Case No. ARB/01/8)

  • Concluded
  • Decision on Jurisdiction (Eng.) (Sp.)
    17 July 2003
  • Award (Eng.) (Sp.)
    12 May 2005
  • Decision on Argentine Republic's Request for a Continued Stay of Enforcement of Award

    (Eng.) (Sp.)

    1 Sept. 2006
  • Decision of the ad hoc Committee on the Application for Annulment of the Argentine Republic (Eng.) (Sp.)
    25 Sept. 2007

Azurix v. Argentine Republic, (ICSID Case No. ARB/01/12)

  • Concluded
  • Decision on Jurisdiction (Eng.) (Sp.)
    8 Dec. 2003
  • Award  (Eng.) (Sp.)
    14 July 2006
  • Decision on the Continued Stay of Enforcement of the Award (Eng.) (Sp.)
    28 Dec. 2007

  • Decision on the Application for Annulment (Eng.) (Sp.)
    1 Sep. 2009

LG&E Energy Corp., LG&E Capital Corp. and LG&E International Inc. v. Argentine Republic (ICSID Case No. ARB/02/1)

 

  • Pending
  • Decision on Jurisdiction (Eng.) (Sp.)
    30 Apr. 2004
  • Decision on Liability

    (Eng.) (Sp.)

    3 Oct. 2006
  • Award (Eng) (Sp.)

    25 July 2007
  • Annulment Proceeding suspended on parties agreement
    12 June 2009

Siemens A.G. v. Argentine Republic (ICSID Case No. ARB/02/8)

  • Concluded
  • Decision on Jurisdiction (Eng.) (Sp.)
    3 Aug. 2004
  • Award (Eng.) 

    6 Feb. 2007

  • Separate opinion of Prof. Janeiro (Eng.) 

    30 Jan. 2007

  • Settlement agreed by the parties and proceeding discontinued at their request 

    9 Sep. 2009 

Sempra Energy International v. Argentine Republic (ICSID Case No. ARB/02/16)

  • Concluded
  • Decision on Objections to Jurisdiction (Eng.) (Sp.)
    11 May 2005
  • Award (Eng.) (Sp.)
    28 Sep. 2007
  • Partial Dissenting Opinion (Eng.) (Sp.)
    28 Sep. 2007
  • Decision on the Argentine Republic's Request for a Continued Stay of Enforcement of the Award (Eng.) (Sp.)
    5 Mar. 2009
  • Decision on Sempra Energy International's Request for the Termination of the Stay of Enforcement of the Award (Eng.) (Sp.)
    7 Aug. 2009
  • Ad hoc Committee declares annulment proceeding closed
    7 May 2010

AES Corporation v. Argentine Republic (ICSID Case No. ARB/02/17)

  • Pending
  • Decision on Jurisdiction (Eng.)
    26 Apr. 2005
  • Proceedings suspended at the request of the Parties 

Camuzzi International S.A. v. Argentine Republic (ICSID Case No. ARB/03/2)

  • Pending
  • Decision on Objections to Jurisdiction (Eng.) (Sp.) (Pending)
    11 May 2005
  • Proceedings suspended at the request of the Parties

Metalpar S.A. and Buen Aire S.A. v. Argentine Republic (ICSID Case No. ARB/03/5)

  • Concluded
  • Decision on Jurisdiction (Sp.)
    27 Apr. 2006
  • Award (Sp.) (Eng.)
    6 Jun. 2008

Camuzzi International S.A. v. Argentine Republic (ICSID Case No. ARB/03/7)

 

  • Concluded
  • Decision on Objections to Jurisdiction (Sp.)
    10 Jun. 2005
  • Settlement agreed by the parties and proceeding discontinued at their request

    25 Jan. 2007

Continental Casualty Company v. Argentine Republic (ICSID Case No. ARB/03/9)

  • Pending
  • Award on Jurisdiction (Eng.)
    22 Feb. 2006
  • Award (Eng.)
    23 Feb. 2009
  • Decision on Preliminary Objection to Application for Annulment (Eng.)
    23 Oct. 2009
  • Decision on Stay for the Enforcement of the Award (Eng.)
    23 Oct. 2009

Gas Natural SDG, S.A. v. Argentine Republic (ICSID Case No. ARB/03/10)

  • Pending
  • Decision of the Tribunal on Preliminary Questions on Jurisdiction (Eng.) (Sp.)
    (Pending)
    17 Jun. 2005

Pioneer Natural Resources Company, Pioneer Natural Resources (Argentina) S.A. and Pioneer Natural Resources (Tierra del Fuego) S.A. v. Argentine Republic (ICSID Case No. ARB/03/12)

  • Concluded
  • Settlement agreed by the parties and proceeding discontinued at their request
    23 Jun. 2005

Pan American Energy LLC and BP Argentina Exploration Company v. Argentine Republic (ICSID Case No. ARB/03/13)

  • Concluded
  • Decision on Preliminary Objections (Eng.) (Sp.)
    (Pending)
    27 Jul. 2006 
  • Settlement agreed by the parties and proceeding discontinued at their request
    20 Aug. 2008

El Paso Energy International Co. v. Argentine Republic (ICSID Case No. ARB/03/15)

  • Pending
  • Decision on Jurisdiction (Eng.) (Sp.)
    (Pending)
    27 Apr. 2006

Suez, Sociedad General de Aguas de Barcelona S.A. and Interagua Servicios Integrales de Agua S.A. v. Argentine Republic (ICSID Case No. ARB/03/17)

 

  • Pending
  • Order in response to a Petition for Participation as Amicus Curiae (Eng.) (Sp.)
    17 Mar. 2006
  • Procedural Order No. 1 Concerning the Discontinuance of Proceedings with Respect to Aguas Provinciales de Santa Fe S.A. (Eng.) (Sp.)
    14 Apr. 2006
  • Decision on Jurisdiction (Eng.) (Sp.)
    16 May 2006
  • Decision on the proposal for the disqualification of a Member of the Arbitral Tribunal (Eng.) (Sp.)
    22 Oct. 2007

Aguas Cordobesas S.A., Suez, and Sociedad General de Aguas de Barcelona S.A. v. Argentine Republic (ICSID Case No. ARB/03/18)

  • Concluded

  • Settlement agreed by the parties and proceeding discontinued at their request.

    24 Jan. 2007

Suez, Sociedad General de Aguas de Barcelona, S.A. and Vivendi Universal, S.A. v. Argentine Republic (ICSID Case No. ARB/03/19)

 

  • Pending
  • Order in response to a Petition for Transparency and Participation as Amicus Curiae (Eng.) (Sp.)
    19 May 2005
  • Procedural Order No. 1 concerning the discontinuance of proceedings with respect to Aguas Argentinas S.A. of Apr. 14, 2006 (Eng.) (Sp.)
    14 Apr. 2006
  • Decision on Jurisdiction (Eng.) (Sp.)
    3 Aug. 2006
  • Procedural Order No. 2   (Eng.) (Sp.)
    3 Aug. 2006
  • Order in Response to a Petition by Five Non-Governmental Organizations for Permission to make an Amicus Curiae submission (Eng.) (Sp.)
    12 Feb. 2007
  • Decision on the Proposal for the Disqualification of a member of the Arbitral Tribunal (Eng.) (Sp.)
    22 Oct. 2007

Telefónica S.A. v. Argentine Republic (ICSID Case No. ARB/03/20)

  • Concluded

  • Settlement agreed by the parties and proceeding discontinued at their request.
    24 Sep. 2009

Enersis S.A. and others v. Argentine Republic (ICSID Case No. ARB/03/21)

  • Pending
  • Proceedings suspended at the request of the Parties. 

Electricidad Argentina S.A. and EDF International S.A. v. Argentine Republic (ICSID Case No. ARB/03/22)

  • Pending
  • Proceedings suspended at the request of the Parties.

EDF International S.A., SAUR International S.A. and Léon Participaciones Argentinas S.A. v. Argentine Republic (ICSID Case No. ARB/03/23)

  • Pending

Unisys Corporation v. Argentine Republic (ICSID Case No. ARB/03/27)

  • Pending
  • Proceedings suspended at the request of the Parties.

Azurix Corp. v. Argentine Republic (ICSID Case No. ARB/03/30)

  • Pending
  • Proceedings suspended at the request of the Parties.

Total S.A. v. Argentine Republic (ICSID Case No. ARB/04/1)

  • Decision on Jurisdiction (Eng.)
    (Pending)
    25 Aug. 2006

SAUR International v. Argentine Republic (ICSID Case No. ARB/04/4)

  • Proceedings suspended at the request of the Parties on 4 Apr. 2007.
    Pending

BP American Production Co and Others v. Argentine Republic (Case No/04/8)

  • Concluded
  • Decision on Preliminary Objections (Eng.) (Sp.)
    27 Jul. 2006
  • Settlement agreed by the parties and proceeding discontinued at their request.
    20 Aug. 2008

CIT Group Inc. v. Argentine Republic (ICSID Case No. ARB/04/9)

  • Concluded

  • The proceeding was discontinued pursuant to ICSID Arbitration Rule 44
    12 May 2009

Wintershall Aktiengesellschaft v. Argentine Republic (ICSID Case No. ARB/04/14)

  • Concluded

  • Award (Eng.) (Sp.)

    8 Dec. 2008

Mobil Exploration and Development Inc. Suc. Argentina and Mobil Argentina S.A. v. Argentine Republic (ICSID Case No. ARB/04/16)

  • Pending

France Telecom S.A. v. Argentine Republic (ICSID Case No. ARB/04/18)

  • Concluded

  • Settlement agreed by the parties and proceeding discontinued at the request of the Claimants.

    30 Mar. 2006

RGA Reinsurance Company v. Argentine Republic (ICSID Case No. ARB/04/20)

  • Concluded

  • Settlement agreed by the parties and proceeding discontinued at the request of the Claimants.

    14 Sep. 2006

DaimlerChrysler Services AG v. Argentine Republic (ICSID Case No. ARB/05/1)

  • Pending

Compañía General de Electricidad S.A. and CGE Argentina S.A. v. Argentine Republic (ICSID Case No. ARB/05/2)

  • Concluded

  • Settlement agreed by the parties and proceeding discontinued at the request of the Claimants.
    28 Jul. 2009

TSA Spectrum de Argentina, S.A. v. Argentine Republic (ICSID Case No. ARB/05/5)

  • Concluded

  • Award (Eng.) (Sp.)

    19 Dec. 2008

Asset Recovery Trust S.A. v. Argentine Republic (ICSID Case No. ARB/05/11)

  • Pending

Giovanna A. Beccara and others v. Argentine Republic (ICSID Case No. ARB/07/5)

  • Pending

Giovanni Alemanni and others v. Argentine Republic (ICSID Case No. ARB/07/8)

  • Pending

Impregilo S.p.A. v. Argentine Republic (ICSID Case No. ARB/07/17)

  • Pending

Urbaser S.A. and Consorcio de Aguas Bilbao Biskaia, Bilbao Biskaia Ur Partzuergoa v. Argentine Republic (ICSID Case No. ARB/07/26)

 

  • Pending

HOCHTIEF Aktiengesellschaft v. Argentine Republic (ICSID Case No. ARB/07/31)

  • Pending

Giordano Alpi and others v. Argentine Republic (ICSID Case No. ARB/08/9)

  • Pending

Impregilo S.p.A  v. Argentine Republic (ICSID Case No. ARB/08/14)

  • Pending

Teinver S.A., Transportes de Cercanías S.A. and Autobuses Urbanos del Sur S.A. v. Argentine Republic (ICSID Case No. ARB/09/1)

 

  • Pending

Total

 

49

Certain Other Int'l Arb. Cases Decision, Awards and Date [14]

National Grid plc v. Argentine Republic
UNCITRAL (2003)

  • Decision on Jurisdiction (Eng.)
    20 June 2006
  • Award
    3 Nov. 2008

Anglian Water Group (AWG) Ltd v. Argentine Republic

UNCITRAL (2003)

  • Decision on Jurisdiction
    3 Aug. 2006
  • Decision on the Proposal for the Disqualification of a Member of an Arbitral Tribunal
    22 Oct.  2007
  • Decision on a Second Proposal for the Disqualification of a Member of the Arbitral Tribunal
    12 May 2008

British Gas Group v. Argentine Republic

UNCITRAL (2003)

  • Award 24
    Dec. 2007

Scotiabank BNS v. Argentine Republic

UNCITRAL (2003)

  • Pending
Total 4

Key Court Decisions

Tribunal Date [15]

Color S.A. (Argentina) v. Max Factor Sucursal Argentina (Argentina)

Argentine Supreme Court

17 Nov. 1994

Decathlon España S.A. (Argentina) v. Luis Bertone (Argentina)

National Commercial Court of Appeals (Chamber D)

10 Feb. 2005

Darmex S.A. (Argentina) v. Application Software S.A. (Argentina)

National Commercial Court of Appeals (Chamber B)

4 Mar. 2005

Regueiro, Jorge L. (Argentina) v. Nordelta Constructora S.A. (Argentina)

Civil and Commercial Court of Appeals of San Isidro

4 Mar. 2005

Telecom Argentina Stet - France Telecom S.A.

Civil and Commercial Court of Appeals of Formosa

10 Mar. 2005

Bear Service S.A. (Argentina) v. Cerveceria Modelo S.A. de C.V. (Mexico)

Federal Supreme Court

5 April 2005

Entidad Binacional Yacyreta (Argentina - Paraguay) v. Eriday UTE

Federal 1st Instance Court of Administrative Matters No. 1

18 Apr. 2005

Patron Costas, Marcelo D. et al (Argentina) v. International Outdoor Advertising Holdings Co. et al

National Commercial Court of Appeals (Chamber E)

19 Apr. 2005

Teyma Abengoa S.A. (Argentina) v. Provincia de Salta (Argentina)

Federal Supreme Court

14 June 2005

Furman, Gustavo (Argentina) v. AZFY Desarrollos Immobiliarios (Argentina)

National Commercial Court of Appeals (Chamber C)

17 June 2005

 CRI Holding Inc., Sucursal Argentina (Argentina) v. Compañia Argentina de Comodoro Rivadavia Exp. De Pet. S.A. (Argentina)

National Commercial Court of Appeals (Chamber C)

19 Aug. 2005

Searle Ltd. v. Roemmers S.A.I.C.F. (Argentina)

National Commercial Court of Appeals (Chamber D)

22 Sept. 2005

Superintendencia de Seguros de la Nacion (Argentina) v. Rao Uruguay Cooperativa de Seguros Ltda. (Argentina)

Federal Commercial Court of Appeals (Chamber E)

21 Nov. 2005

Sade Skanska S.A. (Argentina) v. Arla Food Ingredients S.A. (Argentina)

National Commercial Court of Appeals (Chamber A)

15 Dec. 2005

Daniel Porcelli (Argentina) v. ABN AMRO Asset Management Arg. SG (Argentina)

National Commercial Court of Appeals (Chamber B)

16 Dec. 2005

Constructora Iberoamericana S.A. (Argentina) v. Sociedad de Inversiones Inmobiliarias S.A. et al.(Argentina)

Federal Commercial Court of Appeals (Room A)

14 Feb. 2006

Cacchione, Ricardo C. (Argentina) v. Urbaser Argentina S.A. (Argentina)

Federal Supreme Court

24 June 2006

Estado Nacional and Procuración del Tesoro (Argentina) v. Tribunal Arbitral (Argentina)

National Contentious-Administrative Court of Appeals, Second Chamber

18 July 2006

Total

18

 

Cases/Parties Per Year

 

AAA/ICDR [16]

ICC [17]

ICSID [18]

            Registered Concluded

2000

N/A

12

0

1

2001

N/A

16

3

2

2002

N/A

30

4

0

2003

N/A

33

17

0

2004

N/A

30

8

0

2005

N/A

9

4

1

2006

N/A

13

0

2

2007

N/A

16

5

3

2008
N/A 17
2
5
2009
N/A N/A 1
6

Arbitral Institutions

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[1] Available only in Spanish.

[2] Modifying Law No. 17.454 of Sept. 19, 1967, text consolidated according to Decree 1.042 of 1981.

[3] Source: UNCTAD, available at http://www.uncitral.org/uncitral/en/uncitral_texts/arbitration/NYConvention_status.html

[4] Source: SICE, available at http://www.sice.oas.org/dispute/comarb/iacac/iacac2e.asp

[5] Source: SICE, available at http://www.sice.oas.org/DISPUTE/COMARB/Intl_Conv/caicmoe.asp 

[6] Source, ICSID, available at http://icsid.worldbank.org/ICSID/FrontServlet?requestType=ICSIDDocRH&actionVal=ContractingStates&ReqFrom=Main 

[7] Language abbreviations: English = Eng.; Spanish = Sp.; French = Fr.; German = Ger.; Italian = It.; Portuguese = Por.

[8] Source: SICE, available at http://www.sice.oas.org/ctyindex/ARG/ARGBITS_e.asp  and Argentina's Ministry of Foreign Affairs, information available at http://tratados.cancilleria.gob.ar/busqueda.php?consulta=si&modo=c

[9] According to Cancilleria, this treaty entered in force on 14 Feb. 2001. 

[10] According to Cancilleria, this treaty entered into force on 18 de Feb. 2000.

[11] According to Cancilleria, this treaty entered into force on 19 Jan 1995.

[12] Cases are presented in chronological order taking into consideration the registration number (Int'l arbitration cases) or the day of issuance (Court decisions).

[13] Date the decision or award was rendered.

[14]Date the decision or award was rendered.

[15]Date the decision was rendered.

[16] No. of cases  administered by the  International Center for Dispute Resolution of the AAA with a  party from Argentina.

[17] No. of  Parties from Argentina involved in Arbitration cases under ICC Rules.

[18] No. of cases  registered by the ICSID Secretariat with Argentina as Respondent State.

[19] Terminal date of designation: 18 May, 2015

[20] The members of the ICC International Court of Arbitration are appointed for three year terms.

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