Trapote v. Venezuela Fernando Fraiz Trapote v. Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela (PCA Case No. 2019-11)
Venezuela, Bolivarian Republic of
Investments in LaTele Televisión C.A., Sistemas Cablevisión C.A. and Publicidad Vepaco C.A., providing telecommunications, internet and advertising services.
Claims arising out of the Government’s revocation of permits held by the Cablevisión group of companies and a criminal case initiated against the claimant in 2002, allegedly resulting in the expropriation of the claimant’s investments.
Tertiary: J - Information and communication
Tertiary: M - Professional, scientific and technical activities
61 - Telecommunications
73 - Advertising and market research
PCA (Permanent Court of Arbitration)
Garibaldi, O. M. (replaced)
Vinuesa, R. E.
Mourre, A.
Barros Bourie, E.
Decided in favour of State
800.00 mln USD
Data not available
Indirect expropriation

Fair and equitable treatment/Minimum standard of treatment, including denial of justice claims
None - jurisdiction declined