Dunkeld v. Belize (I) Dunkeld International Investment Limited v. The Government of Belize (I) (PCA Case No. 2010-13)
United Kingdom
Majority shareholding in the Belizean telecommunications company Telemedia Limited.
Claims arising out of the Government's compulsory acquisition of certain shares in Belize Telemedia Limited, an operator of telecommunications and other media services in Belize in which the claimant had invested, through the enactment of the Belize Telecommunications (Amendment) Act 2009 and certain Belize Telecommunications (Assumption of Control over Belize Telemedia Limited) Order.
Tertiary: J - Information and communication
61 - Telecommunications
PCA (Permanent Court of Arbitration)
van den Berg, A. J.
Beechey, J.
Oreamuno Blanco, R.
600.00 mln BZD (298.70 mln USD)
96.90 mln USD
Direct expropriation

Fair and equitable treatment/Minimum standard of treatment, including denial of justice claims

Full protection and security, or similar

Most-favoured nation treatment
Direct expropriation
Judicial review by national courts
Judicial review by national courts
Award/decision upheld
Judgment of the Belize Court of Appeals to Strike Down Injunctions dated 1 November 2013