Scholz Holding v. Morocco Scholz Holding GmbH v. Kingdom of Morocco (ICSID Case No. ARB/19/2)
Shareholding of 60 per cent in a local subsidiary, Scholz Metall Marokko S.A.R.L., processing scrap metal for export in Skhirat, north of Casablanca.
Claims arising out of the Government’s alleged ban on the export of processed scrap metal to the EU and a ban on the import of certain steel, allegedly targeting the steel processing operations of the claimant’s local subsidiary in favour of a local competitor.
Secondary: C - Manufacturing
24 - Manufacture of basic metals
ICSID (International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes)
ICSID (International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes)
Mourre, A.
Ziadé, N.
Douglas, Z.
Decided in favour of State
Decision on Jurisdiction dated 15 July 2020
Award dated 1 August 2022
60.00 mln EUR (68.30 mln USD)
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None - all claims dismissed at the merits stage