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Protección de Inversión Extranjera

Protection of foreign investment

Stampa Abogados has extensive experience in disputes over the protection of direct foreign investments, offering advice to both investors and states.

In an area such as this, where several judicial branches converge and international, public and private law overlap, the permanent contact with forensic and academic experts that Stampa Abogados offers its clients is an extra tool when it comes to protecting their interests.

Experience

Experience as counsel in arbitration proceedings

As counsel in arbitration proceedings our cases include amongst others:

  • The representation of a Spanish electricity company during several arbitration proceedings before the International Court of Arbitration of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) over the protection of direct foreign investments in Cuba, under the 1992 Hispano-Cuban Bilateral Investment Treaty. The disputes were over the early termination of several joint venture hotel contracts, hotel management contracts and contracts for building investment, reforms and the refurbishment of hotel complexes.
  • The representation of a Spanish electricity company in an arbitration under the Rules of the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) over the protection of direct foreign investment in a South American country.
  • The representation of a Spanish water treatment company in an arbitration under the Rules of the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) over the protection of direct foreign investment in a South American country.