Minnotte and Lewis v. Poland David Minnotte and Robert Lewis v. Republic of Poland (ICSID Case No. ARB(AF)/10/1)
United States of America
Shareholding in company set up to construct and operate a plasma protein fractionation plant in southern Poland.
Claims arising out of a series of alleged actions by the Polish ministry of finance aimed at ensuring that certain banks discontinued their financing of a construction project for the development of a plasma processing plant in which the claimant had invested.
Tertiary: Q - Human health and social work activities
86 - Human health activities
ICSID AF (ICSID Additional Facility)
ICSID (International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes)
Lowe, V.
Mendelson, M.
Silva Romero, E.
Decided in favour of State
35.00 mln USD
Data not available
Direct expropriation

Indirect expropriation

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

Umbrella clause

Arbitrary, unreasonable and/or discriminatory measures
None - all claims dismissed at the merits stage