2011
Merck v. Ecuador Merck Sharpe & Dohme (I.A.) Corporation v. The Republic of Ecuador (PCA Case No. 2012-10)
Ecuador
United States of America
Ownership of a pharmaceutical manufacturing company located in Ecuador.
Claims arising out of judicial proceedings before Ecuadorian courts concerning claimant's refusal to sell a pharmaceutical factory to the Ecuadorian company NIFA, which allegedly resulted in a denial of justice.
Secondary: C - Manufacturing
21 - Manufacture of basic pharmaceutical products and pharmaceutical preparations
UNCITRAL
PCA (Permanent Court of Arbitration)
Berman, F.
Schwebel, S. M.
Simma, B.
Partial Final Award dated 25 January 2018
Data not available
Data not available
Fair and equitable treatment/Minimum standard of treatment, including denial of justice claims
Fair and equitable treatment/Minimum standard of treatment, including denial of justice claims
None
http://www.pcacases.com/web/view/8
http://www.iareporter.com/articles/20120302_1 (requires subscription)
https://books.google.de/books?id=iVMyAQAAQBAJ&pg=PA276&lpg=PA276&dq=Merck+Sharp+%26+Dohme+%28I.A.%29+Corporation+v.+The+Republic+of+Ecuador&source=bl&ots=7biiGFgvCf&sig=yZKBvW5DhpaUeohYRKQq2YIkxsc&hl=en&sa=X&ei=JpojVdSrG8mbsgGf5ILACw&ved=0CDUQ6AEwAw#v=onepage&q=Merck%20Sharp%20%26%20Dohme%20(I.A.)%20Corporation%20v.%20The%20Republic%20of%20Ecuador&f=false
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https://www.iareporter.com/articles/as-award-looms-in-merck-v-ecuador-earlier-chevron-like-interim-measures-ruling-surfaces-ordering-ecuador-to-block-enforcement-of-a-local-court-judgment-that-is-adverse-to-foreign-investor/ (requires subscription)
http://blogcasos.pge.gob.ec/
http://blogcasos.pge.gob.ec/wp-content/uploads/2016/06/9MERCK.pdf
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https://www.iareporter.com/articles/the-merck-v-ecuador-award-part-one-arbitrators-wave-away-ecuadors-jurisdictional-objections-including-on-exhaustion-and-warn-that-ecuadors-non-compliance-with-interim-orders/ (requires subscription)
https://www.iareporter.com/articles/the-merck-v-ecuador-award-part-two-on-the-merits-ecuador-found-liable-for-denial-of-justice-after-foreign-investor-is-ordered-to-pay-wholly-disproportionate-sum-without-court-en/ (requires subscription)
https://globalarbitrationreview.com/article/1166824/ecuador-held-liable-for-denial-of-justice-in-pharma-case (requires subscription)