France ARBITRATION

 France Arbitration

France is a Contracting State to the ICSID Convention:

  • Signature: 22 December 1965
  • Deposit of Ratification: 21 August 1967
  • Entry into Force: 20 September 1967
  • Pursuant to Article 54(2) of the ICSID Convention, France has designated “Tribunal de Grande Instance” having jurisdiction where the enforcement is to take place” as competent for the recognition and enforcement of ICSID awards.
  • Pursuant to Article 69 of the ICSID Convention, France enacted Loi No. 67-551 du 8 juillet 1967 autorisant la ratification de la Convention pour le règlement des différends relatifs aux investissements entre Etats et ressortissants d’autres Etats, du 18 mars 1965 (Off. Gaz. July 11, 1967, p. 6931) to make the Convention effective in their jurisdiction.
  • Pursuant to Article 13(1) of the ICSID Convention France has made the following panel designations effective until 7 February 2013:
    - Mr. Jean-Pierre ANCEL: Président de Chambre, Cour de Cassation
    - Mr. Pierre RAOUL-DUVAL: Avocat
    - Prof. Pierre MAYER: Professor of Law, University of Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne
    - Mr. Henri TOUTÉE: Conseiller d’Etat
    - Prof. Emmanuel GAILLARD: Professor of Law, University of Paris XII
    - Judge Gilbert GUILLAUME: Conseiller d’Etat; Former Member, International Court of Justice
    - Mr. Dominique HASCHER: Chargé des relations internationals, Cour de Cassation
    - Prof. Brigitte STERN: Professor of Law, University of Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne

France is a Contracting State to the New York Convention:

  • Signature: 25 November 1958
  • Deposit of Ratification: 26 June 1959
  • Entry into Force: 24 September 1959
  • France will only apply the New York Convention to the recognition and enforcement of awards made in the territory of another contracting state

France is a Contracting State to both the 1899 & 1907 Convention for the Pacific Settlement of International Disputes:

  • 1899 Entry into Force: 4 September 1900
  • 1907 Entry into Force: 6 December 1910

France is a United Nations Member State:

  • Date of Admission: 24 October 1945

Official State Name: French Republic - République française

Official Language: French

Capital: Paris

Motto: Liberté, Égalité, Fraternité (Liberty, Equality, Fraternity)

Currency: Euro (€) (EUR)

Time Zone: CET (UTC+1)

International Calling Code: +33

Internet TLD: .fr

 Location of  Metropolitan France  (dark green)– on the European continent  (green & dark grey)– in the European Union  (green)  —  [Legend]

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