BG Group PLC. v. Republic of Argentina, US. Supreme Court Decision, March 5, 2014 by Laura Ghitti

posted Jun 9, 2014, 9:46 AM by IACL

In a decision rendered on March 5, 2014, the US Supreme Court ruled on a 7-to-2 majority that an UNCITRAL arbitral tribunal did not exceed its powers by waiving a treaty requirement that recourse to arbitration would be possible only where disputes had been submitted for 18 months to the host State competent courts.