Corona Materials v. Dominican Republic Corona Materials, LLC v. Dominican Republic (ICSID Case No. ARB(AF)/14/3)
Dominican Republic
United States of America
Ownership of an exploitation concession for the Joama area with the intention of mining for aggregate material in the Dominican Republic.
Claims arising out of the Government's refusal to grant an environmental permit to the claimant which effectively prevented Corona Materials from building and operating a construction aggregate mine in the Dominican Republic, despite allegedly receiving assurances and previous formal approvals from senior government officials.
Primary: B - Mining and quarrying
8 - Other mining and quarrying
ICSID AF (ICSID Additional Facility)
ICSID (International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes)
Mantilla-Serrano, F.
Thomas, J. C.
Dupuy, P.-M.
Decided in favour of State
100.00 mln USD
Data not available
Indirect expropriation

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

Full protection and security, or similar

National treatment
None - jurisdiction declined