2013
Alghanim v. Jordan Fouad Alghanim & Sons Co. for General Trading & Contracting, W.L.L. and Mr. Fouad Mohammed Thunyan Alghanim v. Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan (ICSID Case No. ARB/13/38)
Jordan
Kuwait
Majority shareholding (96 per cent stake) in Umniah, a Jordanian telecommunications provider company that held a GSM operating license.
Claims arising out of alleged Government measures following Alghanim's sale of its stake in Umniah, a Jordanian telecommunications company, to the Bahrani company Batelco; possibly including a tax assessment levied upon the investor by Jordanian authorities.
Tertiary: J - Information and communication
61 - Telecommunications
ICSID (International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes)
ICSID (International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes)
McLachlan, C. A.
Fortier, L. Y.
Kohen, M. G.
Decided in favour of State
81.00 mln USD
Data not available
Arbitrary, unreasonable and/or discriminatory measures

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

Full protection and security, or similar
None - all claims dismissed at the merits stage
ICSID annulment proceedings
ICSID annulment proceedings
Pending
None
Greenwood, C. (President)

Carmichael, T. A. (Member)

Nolan, M. D. (Member)