Arnold & Porter Wins ICSID Case for Panama

Panama's Supreme Court ruled that Bridgestone had bullied a competitor. The Japenese firm then took its case to the ICSID, but lost. Here traffic in Panama City. (Photo: Panama Transit Authority ATTT)

Mallory Silberman,  Whitney Debevoise and Gaela Gehring Flores, Arnold & Porter. (Latinvex collage)

ICSID Tribunal dismisses international claim against Panama.


Arnold & Porter won dismissal at The World Bank’s International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) for a lawsuit from Japan-based Bridgestone against its client, the Republic of Panama.

Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld represented Bridgestone, the world's largest tire manufacturer,

On August 14, an arbitral tribunal...

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Keywords: Akin Gump, Arbitration & Litigation, Arnold & Porter, ICSID, Panama


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