CONSTRUCTION ARBITRAL AWARDS RENDERED UNDER THE AUSPICES OF CRCICA. THE CAIRO REGIONAL CENTRE FOR INTERNATIONAL COMMERCIAL ARBITRATION COMPILED AND CO

 
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ARBITRAL AWARDS

RENDERED UNDER THE AUSPICES OF

CRCICA

‘The Cairo Regional Centre For International Commercial Arbitration’

Upon construction, taxation and social insurance

Compiled and commented by Dr. Mohie-Eldin Ismail Alam-Eldin Legal Adviser in Crcica

TABLE OF CONTENTS

Introduction by Dr. Nabil Elaraby ........................................................................3 Director of CRCICA Case #1. Case 310/2002 ad hoc .............................................................................5 Facts ...........................................................................................................7 The partial award ........................................................................................12 Claimant’s claims .........................................................................................15 Respondent’s Counterclaims ......................................................................51 Arbitral Tribunal analysis ..........................................................................66 Quantum .......................................................................................................89 Restitution of liquidated damages ..............................................................92 Conclusion ....................................................................................................93 Costs ..............................................................................................................95 Decision .........................................................................................................96 Commentary .................................................................................................96 Case #2. Case 449/20005 ad hoc .............................................................................100 Facts ..............................................................................................................105 Introduction of Claimant ............................................................................107 Respondent’s defence and counterclaims ..................................................113 Other entitlements .......................................................................................131 Interest ..........................................................................................................135 Submissions ..................................................................................................137 Closing hearing ............................................................................................151 Punch list discussions...................................................................................160 Arbitral Tribunal .........................................................................................161 Claimant’s claims .........................................................................................162 Respondent’s counterclaims .......................................................................173 Decision .........................................................................................................174 Subsequent settlement agreement ..............................................................175 Case #3. Case 314 ad hoc ........................................................................................178 Facts ..............................................................................................................179 Award and award for Correction ...............................................................186 Commentary .................................................................................................189 Case #4. Case 382/2004 ...........................................................................................192 Facts ..............................................................................................................195 Reasons..........................................................................................................204 Jurisdiction ...................................................................................................208 Damages ........................................................................................................216

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Costs ..............................................................................................................220 Award ............................................................................................................221 Dissenting opinion ........................................................................................222 Judgment of Nullity .....................................................................................223 Case #5. Case 43/1995 .............................................................................................226 Facts ..............................................................................................................226 Award ............................................................................................................228 Commentary .................................................................................................234 Judgment of Constitutional Court .............................................................235 Case #6. Case 453/2005 ..........................................................................................239 Facts ..............................................................................................................252 Contractual background .............................................................................255 Claims and relief ..........................................................................................257 Tribunal’s determination ............................................................................261 Taxes..............................................................................................................275 Additional costs ............................................................................................288 Indemnity ......................................................................................................298 Interest ..........................................................................................................302 Counterclaims ..............................................................................................305 Costs ..............................................................................................................324 Award ............................................................................................................325 Case #7. Case 168/2000 ...........................................................................................327 Facts ..............................................................................................................328 Claimant’s position ......................................................................................330 Respondent’s position ..................................................................................331 Award ............................................................................................................333 Case #8. Case 469/2006 ...........................................................................................343 Facts ..............................................................................................................344 Claimant’s claims ........................................................................................345 Respondent’s defence...................................................................................346 Tribunal’s opinion .......................................................................................347 Award ............................................................................................................349 Case #9. Case 252/2001 ...........................................................................................350 Facts ..............................................................................................................351 First partial award .......................................................................................362 Costs ..............................................................................................................368 Decision .........................................................................................................373 Case #10. Case 312/2002 .........................................................................................374 Facts ..............................................................................................................377 Governing law ..............................................................................................379

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Jurisdiction and admissibility .....................................................................381 Tax exemption ..............................................................................................389 Case #11. Case 417/2004 .........................................................................................393 Facts ..............................................................................................................393 Notice of arbitration ....................................................................................393 Respondent’s reply.......................................................................................396 Further hearings ..........................................................................................409 Award ............................................................................................................416 Interest ..........................................................................................................418 Additional...

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