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2004
Telenor v. Hungary Telenor Mobile Communications AS v. Republic of Hungary (ICSID Case No. ARB/04/15)
Nationality of the parties
Hungary
Norway
Summary of matters at issue
Direct and indirect holdings in local company (wholly- owned subsidiary) that had a concession agreement for telecommunications services.
Claims arising out of a series of measures adopted by the respondent with respect to telecommunications service providers that allegedly affected the operation of a concession agreement for the provision of public mobile radiotelephone services concluded between claimant's wholly owned subsidiary and the Hungarian Minister of Transport, Communications and Water Management.
Economic sector and subsector
Tertiary: J - Information and communication
61 - Telecommunications
Arbitral rules and administering institution
ICSID (International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes)
ICSID (International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes)
Composition of tribunal
Goode, R.
Allard, N. W.
Marriott, A. L.
Status/Outcome of original proceedings
Decided in favour of State
Decisions rendered
Amount of compensation
152.00 mln USD
Data not available
IIA breaches alleged/found
Indirect expropriation

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