On 18 June 2002, arbitration proceedings were instituted under the Convention on the Settlement of Investment Disputes between States and Nationals of other States in respect to a dispute between Mr. Hussein Nuaman Soufraki and the United Arab Emrates (UAE). The Arbitral Tribunal, constituted on 23 October 2002, rendered its Award on July 2004. On 12 November 2004, the Secretary-General of ICSID registered a Request for Annulment of the Award Submitted by Mr. Soufraki. On 18 January 2005 the ad hoc Committee was constituted. On 5 June 2007, the ad hoc Committee rendered its Decision.