2017
Eutelsat v. Mexico Eutelsat S.A. v. United Mexican States (ICSID Case No. ARB(AF)/17/2)
Mexico
France
Ownership of Satélites Mexicanos (Satmex), a Mexican company that operates telecom satellites, allegedly acquired for USD 831 million.
Claims arising out of a regulatory requirement to reserve a certain amount of megahertz of satellite companies’ overall capacity for Government use; the claimant alleges that Satmex has been required to provide a greater amount of megahertz to the State than its competitors.
Tertiary: J - Information and communication
61 - Telecommunications
ICSID AF (ICSID Additional Facility)
ICSID (International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes)
Bullard, A.
Orrego Vicuña, F. (replaced)
Kohen, M. G.
Tawil, G. S.
Decided in favour of State
Award dated 15 September 2021
120.00 mln USD
Data not available
Fair and equitable treatment/Minimum standard of treatment, including denial of justice claims

Most-favoured nation treatment

Full protection and security, or similar

Indirect expropriation
None - all claims dismissed at the merits stage
None