ICSID Orders Venezuela To Pay Investors $87.3M For Treaty Breaches

(February 16, 2016, 1:15 PM EST) -- WASHINGTON, D.C. — A tribunal for the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) on Feb. 11 partially dismissed claims asserted by a Luxembourg company and a Portuguese company in relation to their investment in a Venezuelan entity but ordered that Venezuela pay them $87.3 million in damages for breaches of two underlying bilateral investment treaties (Tenaris S.A., et al. v. the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela, No. ARB/11/26, ICSID).

(Award available. Document #05-160223-009A.)

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