Japan

Japan

NO. Year of initiation Short case name Full case name Applicable IIA Arbitral rules Administering institution Summary Details of investment Outcome of original proceedings Respondent State Home State of investor Economic sector Economic subsector Arbitrators Amount claimed Amount awarded (or settled for) Breaches alleged Breaches found Decisions Individual opinions Follow-on proceeding type Follow-on proceeding status Follow-on decisions Follow-on individual opinions ICSID annulment committee members
1 2018 Itochu v. Spain Itochu Corporation v. Kingdom of Spain (ICSID Case No. ARB/18/25) The Energy Charter Treaty (1994) ICSID ICSID Investment:

Summary: Claims arising out of a series of energy reforms undertaken by the Government affecting the renewables sector, including a 7 per cent tax on power generators’ revenues and a reduction in subsidies for renewable energy producers.
Pending Spain Japan Tertiary: D - Electricity, gas, steam and air conditioning supply 35 - Electricity, gas, steam and air conditioning supply Kronke, H. - President

Reichert, K. - Claimant

Malintoppi, L. - Respondent
Data not available Data not available Data not available Pending None None None None None None None
2 2017 Nissan v. India Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. v. Republic of India (PCA Case No. 2017-37) India - Japan EPA (2011) UNCITRAL PCA Investment: 70 per cent share in Renault Nissan Automotive India Private Limited, a consortium that built an industrial automotive facility in Chennai, the capital of Tamil Nadu.

Summary: Claims arising out of non-payment of incentives by the Indian State government of Tamil Nadu, which had been allegedly promised to the claimant under the agreement for building of a car plant, signed with the State government in 2008.
70 per cent share in Renault Nissan Automotive India Private Limited, a consortium that built an industrial automotive facility in Chennai, the capital of Tamil Nadu. Pending India Japan Secondary: C - Manufacturing 29 - Manufacture of motor vehicles, trailers and semi-trailers Kalicki, J. E. - President

Hobér, K. - Unknown

Khehar, J. S. - Unknown
776.00 mln USD Data not available Fair and equitable treatment/Minimum standard of treatment, including denial of justice claims

Umbrella clause
Pending Decision on Jurisdiction dated 29 April 2019 None Judicial review by national courts Pending (Judicial review by national courts) None None None
3 2016 Eurus Energy v. Spain Eurus Energy Holdings Corporation and Eurus Energy Europe B.V. v. Kingdom of Spain (ICSID Case No. ARB/16/4) The Energy Charter Treaty (1994) ICSID ICSID Investment: Investments in a renewable energy generation enterprise.

Summary: Claims arising out of a series of energy reforms undertaken by the Government affecting the renewables sector, including a 7 per cent tax on power generators’ revenues and a reduction in subsidies for renewable energy producers.
Investments in a renewable energy generation enterprise. Pending Spain Japan

Netherlands
Tertiary: D - Electricity, gas, steam and air conditioning supply 35 - Electricity, gas, steam and air conditioning supply Crawford, J. R. - President

Garibaldi, O. M. - Claimant

Giardina, A. - Respondent
263.00 mln EUR (305.50 mln USD) Data not available Data not available Pending None None None None None None None
4 2015 JGC v. Spain JGC Corporation v. Kingdom of Spain (ICSID Case No. ARB/15/27) The Energy Charter Treaty (1994) ICSID ICSID Investment: Shareholding in two solar thermal power plants in Cordoba, Spain.

Summary: Claims arising out of a series of energy reforms undertaken by the Government affecting the renewables sector, including a 7 per cent tax on power generators’ revenues and a reduction in subsidies for renewable energy producers.
Shareholding in two solar thermal power plants in Cordoba, Spain. Pending Spain Japan Tertiary: D - Electricity, gas, steam and air conditioning supply 35 - Electricity, gas, steam and air conditioning supply Dolzer, R. - Claimant

Shin, H.-T. - President

Pinto, M. - Respondent
93.50 mln EUR (108.60 mln USD) Data not available Data not available Pending None None None None None None None