Shell v. Nicaragua Shell Brands International AG and Shell Nicaragua S.A. v. Republic of Nicaragua (ICSID Case No. ARB/06/14)
Intellectual property rights, i.e. trademarks concerning the Shell logo and brand name in Nicaragua.
Claims arising out of Nicaragua's alleged seizure of trademarks of the investors after a local court issued a USD 489 million judgment against Shell Oil in a class action suit by former banana workers, which had alleged damages arising from a myriad of health effects linked to banana pesticides supposedly supplied by Shell Oil.
Secondary: C - Manufacturing
20 - Manufacture of chemicals and chemical products
ICSID (International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes)
ICSID (International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes)
Tribunal not constituted
Order taking note of the discontinuance issued by the Secretary-General dated 12 March 2007, pursuant to ICSID Arbitration Rule 44
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Indirect expropriation

Fair and equitable treatment/Minimum standard of treatment, including denial of justice claims
Not applicable - settled or discontinued before decision on liability