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2009
Vattenfall v. Germany (I) Vattenfall AB, Vattenfall Europe AG, Vattenfall Europe Generation AG v. Federal Republic of Germany (I) (ICSID Case No. ARB/09/6)
Nationality of the parties
Germany
Sweden
Summary of matters at issue
Rights under an agreement concluded between the Vattenfall Group and the Hamburg Government for the construction of a coal-fired power plant known as the Moorburg powerplant.
Claims arising out of the conduct of the Hamburg government authorities relating to the administrative procedure for the issuing of permits for a new power plant being constructed by Vattenfall Generation at the site of a former plant located at Hamburg-Moorburg.
Economic sector and subsector
Tertiary: D - Electricity, gas, steam and air conditioning supply
35 - Electricity, gas, steam and air conditioning supply
Arbitral rules and administering institution
ICSID (International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes)
ICSID (International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes)
Composition of tribunal
Lalonde, M.
Kaufmann-Kohler, G.
Berman, F.
Status/Outcome of original proceedings
Settled
Amount of compensation
1400.00 mln USD
Data not available
IIA breaches alleged/found
Indirect expropriation

Fair and equitable treatment/Minimum standard of treatment, including denial of justice claims

Full protection and security, or similar

Arbitrary, unreasonable and/or discriminatory measures
Not applicable - settled or discontinued before decision on liability
Follow-on proceedings
None
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