Binder v. Czech Republic Rupert Joseph Binder v. Czech Republic
Ownership of a company, Cargo Transport-Internationale Spedition, which helped to facilitate cross-border trade.
Claims arising out of the Czech customs authorities' decision to order claimant's company the forced payment of customs debts of another company for which the investor was acting as a guarantor and by which it had been defrauded, allegedly causing bankruptcy of the investment.
Tertiary: H - Transportation and storage
49 - Land transport and transport via pipelines
None (no administering institution)
Danelius, H.
Creutzig, J.
Gaillard, E.
Decided in favour of State
4000.00 mln CZK (233.00 mln USD)
Data not available
Fair and equitable treatment/Minimum standard of treatment, including denial of justice claims

Arbitrary, unreasonable and/or discriminatory measures

Full protection and security, or similar

Most-favoured nation treatment

National treatment

Indirect expropriation

Customary rules of international law
None - all claims dismissed at the merits stage
Judicial review by national courts
Judicial review by national courts