Investment arbitration under the Energy Charter Treaty: the novel case of Plama Consortium Limited v. Republic of Bulgaria - Chapter 2 - Energy Dispute Resolution: Investment Protection, Transit and the Energy Charter Treaty

Jonathan C. Hamilton
Petr Polášek
Sylvia T. Tonova
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22 pages
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PDF from "Energy Dispute Resolution: Investment Protection, Transit and the Energy Charter Treaty"
June, 2011
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Jonathan C. Hamilton is a Partner in the global law firm of White & Case LLP and a leading authority on international dispute resolution and investment related to the energy sector. Based in Washington, DC, Mr. Hamilton commenced his career in the Firm’s New York office, spent several years in the Mexico City office and worked for a stint with a major firm in Lima, Peru. He has particular experience in Latin America and emerging markets and is the editor of Latin Arbitration Law.

Petr Polásek is a member of the White & Case LLP International Arbitration Group in Washington, DC. He focuses on foreign investment disputes under international treaties and investment contracts and on commercial arbitration matters.

Sylvia Tonova is an associate in the Washington, DC office of White & Case LLP and practices with the International Arbitration Group. She concentrates her practice on the representation of sovereign States and private clients in investment treaty and commercial arbitration matters. Ms. Tonova was part of the team that represented the Republic of Bulgaria in Plama Consortium Limited v. Republic of Bulgaria (ICSID Case No. ARB/03/24), the first case to reach a resolution on the merits under the Energy Charter Treaty before the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID).