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Tribunal constituted in ICSID case against Tanzania

The arbitral tribunal was constituted in an arbitration case filed against the United Republic of Tanzania on September of 2015 by Standard Chartered Bank concerning a power purchase agreement (PPA).

Tanzania appointed Kamal HOSSAIN, a Bangladeshi lawyer who has served as minister of justice and foreign affairs in his country as well as being an arbitrator on the Iran-United States Claims tribunal.

Standard Charter Bank appointed Stanley Burnton, a British lawyer and former Lord Justice of Appeal who has received the customary knighthood from the Queen.

The president of the tribunal, appointed by the Chairman of the Administrative Council at ICSID, is Lawrence Boo. He is a Singaporean lawyer who has worked on more than 200 arbitrations and was the first CEO and registrar of the Singapore International Arbitration Center.

The Tanzanian government is represented by Crax Law Partners and Rweyongeza and Company Advocates, both located in Dar Es Salaam.; While the Standard Charter Bank is represented by the London offices of Herbert Smith Freehills and Linklaters

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