Telenor Mobile Communications A.S. v. Republic of Hungary ICSID Case No. ARB/04/15 Decision on Jurisdiction, 13 September 2006
Article from: TDM 5 (2006), in Case Comments & Awards
On 13 September 2006, ICSID released an Award dismissing for lack of jurisdiction all claims brought against the Republic of Hungary by the Norwegian company Telenor Mobile Communications A.S. ("Telenor"). The Tribunal found that none of Telenor's allegations could rise to the level of expropriation under international law, and that the bilateral investment treaty in question did not permit ICSID to review other types of claims, notwithstanding Telenor's efforts to expand ICSID jurisdiction by invoking the treaty's "most favored nation" (or "MFN") ...