Mohamed Abdel Raouf Bahgat v The Arab Republic of Egypt - United States District Court for the District of Columbia Civil Action No 20-2169 - Petition to Confirm Arbitration Award - 7 August 2020
1. Petitioner brings this proceeding to confirm an international arbitration award (the "Final Award") and to have a judgement entered thereon, pursuant to Section 207 of the Federal Arbitration Act, 9 U.S.C. ž 207, and in accordance with the Convention on the Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Arbitral Awards, opened for signature, June 10, 1958, 21 U.S.T. 2517, 330 U.N.T.S. 38, T.I.A.S. No. 6997 (hereinafter "New York Convention"). The Final Award was rendered on December 23, 2019, in PCA Case No. 2012-07, by an international arbitral tribunal duly constituted under the auspices of the Permanent Court of Arbitration ("PCA"), and was conducted in accordance with the Arbitration Rules of the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law 1976 (the "UNCITRAL Rules"). The Tribunal was comprised of (i) Professor W. Michael Reisman, a national of the United States of America, who was appointed by Petitioner; (ii) Mr. Laurent LÚvy, a national of Switzerland and Brazil, who was appointed by Respondent on 30 October 2018 following the death on 2 October 2018 of Respondent's original appointee, Professor Francisco Orrego Vicu˝a; and (ii) Professor RŘdiger Wolfrum, a German national appointed by the two original co-arbitrators as the Presiding Arbitrator.
See Mohamed Abdel Raouf Bahgat v Arab Republic of Egypt - PCA Case No 2012-07 - Final Award - 23 December 2019