50+ Arbitration cases experience

 

Antolín Fernández Antuña is an independent arbitrator with a track record of more than 20 years in Finance and Law. Having worked in the past in the Ministry of Economy and Public Finance (since 2004, currently State Treasury Inspector on leave), and in the Ministry of Justice (State Attorney’s General Office), he is today one of the world’s most experienced arbitrators.

CASE: Mainstream Renewable Power Ltd and others v. Federal Republic of Germany

REF: ICSID Case No. ARB/21/26

Arbitrator appointed by Germany

Links to Case Details: ICSID

CASE: Dick Fernando Abanto Ishivata v. Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela

REF: ICSID Case No. ARB(AF)/18/6

Arbitrator appointed by Venezuela

Links to Case Details: ICSID

CASE: Telefónica, S.A. v. Republic of Colombia

REF: ICSID Case No. ARB/18/3

Expert appointed by Colombia

CASE: The PV Investors v. The Kingdom of Spain

REF: PCA Case No. 2012-14

HEARING (1/2): Merits

PERFORMANCE: Cross-Examination of Regulatory Experts

HEARING (2/2): Merits

PERFORMANCE: Lead Counsel. Opening Statements and Cross-Examination of Quantum Experts.

Links to Case Details: PCA | UNCTAD

CASE: Corcoesto Mining v. The Kingdom of Spain

REF: PCA Case No. 2016-26

HEARING: Merits and Jurisdiction

PERFORMANCE: Opening Statements, Cross-Examination of Quantum Experts, and Closing Statements

Links to Case Details: UNCTAD

CASE: Canadian Corp. v. Latin American State

REF: Confidential, pre-arbitration stage

ROLE: Counsel for Claimant

CLAIM: Over USD 5 Billion

CASE: Masdar Solar & Wind v. The Kingdom of Spain

REF: ICSID Case No. ARB/14/1

HEARING: Merits and Jurisdiction

PERFORMANCE: Opening Statements, Cross-Examination of Quantum Experts, and Closing Statements

Links to Case Details: ICSID | UNCTAD

CASE: Indian MNE v. Middle East State

REF: Confidential, pre-arbitration stage

ROLE: Counsel for Claimant

CLAIM: Over USD 200 Million

CASE: Stadtwerke München et al. v. The Kingdom of Spain

REF: ICSID Case No. ARB/15/1

HEARING: Merits and Jurisdiction

PERFORMANCE: Opening Statements, Cross-Examination of Quantum Experts, Cross-Examination of Fact Witness and Closing Statements

Links to Case Details: ICSID | UNCTAD

CASE: Spanish MNE v. Latin American STATE

REF: Confidential

ROLE: Expert

CLAIM: Over USD 100 Million

CASE: BayWa r.e. Renewable et al. v. The Kingdom of Spain

REF: ICSID Case No. ARB/15/16

HEARING: Merits and Jurisdiction

PERFORMANCE: Opening Statements, Cross-Examination of Quantum Experts, Cross-Examination of Fact Witness and Closing Statements

Links to Case Details: ICSID | UNCTAD

CASE: Spanish MNE v. Latin American STATE

REF: Confidential, pre-arbitration stage

ROLE: Counsel for Claimant

CLAIM: Over USD 150 Million

CASE: RREEF Infrastructure et al. v. The Kingdom of Spain

REF: ICSID Case No. ARB/13/30

HEARING: Merits

PERFORMANCE: Opening Statements, Cross-Examination of Quantum Experts, and Closing Statements

Links to Case Details: ICSID | UNCTAD

CASE: RWE Innogy GmbH et al. v. The Kingdom of Spain

REF: ICSID Case No. ARB/14/34

HEARING: Merits and Jurisdiction

PERFORMANCE: Opening Statements, Cross-Examination of Regulatory Experts, Cross-Examination of Quantum Experts, and Closing Statements

Links to Case Details: ICSID | UNCTAD

CASE: E.ON Finanzanlagen GmbH et al. v. The Kingdom of Spain

REF: ICSID Case No. ARB/15/35

HEARING: Merits and Jurisdiction

PERFORMANCE: Opening Statements, Cross-Examination of Quantum Experts, and Closing Statements

Links to Case Details: ICSID | UNCTAD

CASE: Hydro Energy et al. v. The Kingdom of Spain

REF: ICSID Case No. ARB/15/43

HEARING: Merits and Jurisdiction

PERFORMANCE: Opening Statements, Cross-Examination of Regulatory Experts, Cross-Examination of Quantum Experts, and Closing Statements

Links to Case Details: ICSID | UNCTAD

CASE: Eiser Infrastructure Limited et al. v. The Kingdom of Spain

REF: ICSID Case No. ARB/13/36

HEARING (1/2): Merits and Jurisdiction

PERFORMANCE: Opening, Cross-Examination of Regulatory Experts, Cross-Examination of Quantum Experts, and Closing Statements

HEARING (2/2): Annulment, First Session, Stay

PERFORMANCE: Preparation and Attendance

Links to the Case: ICSID | UNCTAD

CASE: Antin Infrastructure Services et al. v. The Kingdom of Spain

REF: ICSID Case No. ARB/13/31

HEARING: Merits and Jurisdiction

PERFORMANCE: Opening Statements and Cross-Examination of Quantum Experts

Links to the Case: ICSID | UNCTAD

CASE: Greentech, Foresight v. The Kingdom of Spain

REF: SCC Case No. V 2015/150

HEARING: Merits and Jurisdiction

PERFORMANCE: Opening Statements, Cross-Examination of Regulatory Experts, Cross-Examination of Quantum Experts, and Cross-Examination to Fact Witness

Links to Case Details: UNCTAD

CASE: NextEra Energy Global et al. v. The Kingdom of Spain

REF: ICSID Case No. ARB/14/11

HEARING: Merits and Jurisdiction

PERFORMANCE: Opening Statements, Cross-Examination of Quantum Experts, Cross-Examination of Fact Witnesses, and Closing Statements

Links to Case Details: ICSID | UNCTAD

CASE: 9REN Holding v. The Kingdom of Spain

REF: ICSID Case No. ARB/15/15

HEARING: Merits and Jurisdiction

PERFORMANCE: Opening Statements, Cross-Examination of Quantum Experts, and Closing Statements

Links to Case Details: ICSID | UNCTAD

CASE: Isolux Infrastructure v. The Kingdom of Spain

REF: SCC Case No. V 2013/153

HEARING: Merits and Jurisdiction

PERFORMANCE: Opening Statements and Cross-Examination of Quantum Experts

Links to Case Details UNCTAD

CASE: Charanne (the Netherlands) et al. v. The Kingdom of Spain

REF: SCC Case No. V 2012/62

HEARING (1/2): Merits and Jurisdiction

PERFORMANCE: Preparation and Attendance

HEARING (2/2): Merits

PERFORMANCE: Cross-Examination of Quantum Experts

Links to Case Details: UNCTAD

CASE: Cube Infrastructure Fund et al. v. The Kingdom of Spain

REF: ICSID Case No. ARB/15/20

HEARING: Merits and Jurisdiction

PERFORMANCE: Opening Statements, Cross-Examination of Regulatory Experts, and Cross-Examination of Quantum Experts

Links to Case Details: ICSID | UNCTAD

CASE: Novenergia v. The Kingdom of Spain

REF: SCC Case No. V 2015/063

HEARING: Merits and Jurisdiction

PERFORMANCE: Opening Statements and Cross-Examination of Quantum Experts

Links to Case Details: UNCTAD

CASE: InfraRed Environmental et al. v. The Kingdom of Spain

REF: ICSID Case No. ARB/14/12

HEARING: Merits and Jurisdiction

PERFORMANCE: Opening Statements, Cross-Examination of Quantum Experts, Cross-Examination of Fact Witness and Closing Statements

Links to Case Details: ICSID | UNCTAD

CASE: KS Invest GmbH et al. v. The Kingdom of Spain

REF: ICSID Case No. ARB/15/25

HEARING: Merits and Jurisdiction

PERFORMANCE: Opening Statements

Links to Case Details: ICSID | UNCTAD

CASE: SolEs Badajoz GmbH v. The Kingdom of Spain

REF: ICSID Case No. ARB/15/38

HEARING: Merits and Jurisdiction

PERFORMANCE: Opening Statements and Cross-Examination of Quantum Experts

Links to Case Details: ICSID | UNCTAD

CASE: JGC Corporation v. The Kingdom of Spain

REF: ICSID Case No. ARB/15/27

HEARING: Merits and Jurisdiction

PERFORMANCE: Opening Statements, Cross-Examination of Quantum Experts, Cross-Examination of Fact Witness and Closing Statements

Links to Case Details: ICSID | UNCTAD

CASE: Cavalum SGPS, S.A. v. The Kingdom of Spain

REF: ICSID Case No. ARB/15/34

HEARING: Merits and Jurisdiction

PERFORMANCE: Opening Statements, Cross-Examination of Quantum Experts, and Closing Statements

Links to Case Details: ICSID | UNCTAD

CASE: OperaFund et al. v. The Kingdom of Spain

REF: ICSID Case No. ARB/15/36

HEARING: Merits and Jurisdiction

PERFORMANCE: Opening Statements, Cross-Examination of Quantum Experts, and Closing Statements

Links to Case Details: ICSID | UNCTAD

CASE: Watkins Holdings et al. v. The Kingdom of Spain

REF: ICSID Case No. ARB/15/44

HEARING: Merits and Jurisdiction

PERFORMANCE: Opening Statements, Cross-Examination of Regulatory Experts, and Cross-Examination of Quantum Experts

Links to Case Details: ICSID | UNCTAD

CASE: Eurus Energy Holdings v. The Kingdom of Spain

REF: ICSID Case No. ARB/16/4

HEARING: Merits and Jurisdiction

PERFORMANCE: Opening Statements, Cross-Examination of Quantum Experts, and Closing

Links to Case Details: ICSID | UNCTAD

CASE: Sun-Flower Olmeda GmbH et al. v. The Kingdom of Spain

REF: ICSID Case No. ARB/16/17

HEARING: Merits and Jurisdiction

PERFORMANCE: Opening Statements, Cross-Examination of Quantum Experts and Closing Statements

Links to Case Details: ICSID | UNCTAD

CASE: INVESTOR (conf) v. The Kingdom of Spain

REF: SCC Case

HEARING: Jurisdiction

PERFORMANCE: Preparation and Attendance

CASE: INVESTOR (conf) v. The Kingdom of Spain

REF: SCC Case (Confidential)

HEARING: Jurisdiction

PERFORMANCE: Opening and Closing Statements

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Further, he intervened in the following arbitrations as counsel until 2018, drafting pleadings and/or instructing experts:

  • RENERGY S.à.r.l. v. The Kingdom of Spain – ICSID Case No. ARB/14/18
  • STEAG GmbH v. The Kingdom of Spain – ICSID Case No. ARB/15/4
  • EDF Energies v. The Kingdom of Spain – PCA (Conf)
  • Landesbank et al. v. The Kingdom of Spain – ICSID Case No. ARB/15/45
  • Mathias Kruck et al. v. The Kingdom of Spain  – ICSID Case No. ARB/15/23
  • Solarpark et al. v. The Kingdom of Spain – SCC Case No. 2015/163
  • Sevilla Beheer et al. v. The Kingdom of Spain – ICSID Case No. ARB/16/27
  • Green Power et al. v. The Kingdom of Spain – SCC Case No. 2016/135
  • Infracapital F1 et al. v. The Kingdom of Spain – ICSID Case No. ARB/16/18
  • Triodos SICAV II v. The Kingdom of Spain – SCC Case No. 2017/194
  • FREIF Eurowind v. The Kingdom of Spain – SCC Case No. 2017/060
  • DCM Energy et al. v. The Kingdom of Spain – ICSID Case No. ARB/17/41