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Dominican Republic Arbitration

Dominican Republic is not a Contracting State to the ICSID Convention:

  • Signature: 20 March 2000
  • Deposit of Ratification: N/A
  • Entry into Force: N/A

Dominican Republic is a Contracting State to the New York Convention:

  • Date of Accession: 11 April 2002
  • Entry into Force: 10 July 2002

In 2008, Dominican Republic enacted legislation based on the UNCITRAL Model Law on International Commercial Arbitration as adopted in 1985 and is therefore now popularly considered to be an UNCITRAL Model Law State

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

  • 1899 Entry into Force: 15 June 1907
  • 1907 Entry into Force: 7 September 1958

Dominican Republic is a United Nations Member State:

  • Date of Admission: 24 October 1945

Official State Name: Dominican Republic - República Dominicana

Official Language: Spanish

Capital: Santa Domingo

Motto: "Dios, Patria, Libertad" (Spanish) ("God, Fatherland, Liberty")

Currency: Peso (DOP)

Time Zone: Atlantic (UTC-4)

International Calling Codes: +1-809, +1-829, +1-849

Internet TLD: .do

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