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Tribunal constituted in ICSID case against Madagascar

In a dispute brought against the Republic of Madagascar by Mauritian companies at the International Center for the Settlement of Investment Dispute in August 2017, the tribunal has been constituted on June 22nd.

The appointed arbitrators are as follows:
- President: David A. Edward, British national, has been appointed by the Chairman of the Administrative Council
- Fernando Mantilla-Serrano, Colombian national , has been appointed by the Claimants and Brigitte Stern, French national, has been appointed by the Respondent.

It is to be noted that this is one of the few cases where an African party has brought an ICSID case against an African state.

The claimants are represented by King and Spalding and the defendant is represented by Michel Berger and Walid Ben Hamida.

More information on the case can be found here.

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