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Spain is a Contracting State to the ICSID Convention:

  • Signature: 21 March 1994
  • Deposit of Ratification: 18 August 1994
  • Entry into Force: 17 September 1994
  • Pursuant to Article 13(1) of the ICSID Convention Spain has made the following panel designations effective until *26 April 2013; **16 February 2016:
    *Dr. Andrés RIGO SUREDA: Past Acting Vice President and General Counsel, World Bank
    **Dr. Evelio VERDERA Y TUELLS: Catedrático de Derecho Mercantil, Universidad de la Laguna y Universidad Complutense de Madrid
    **Prof. Bernardo M. CREMADES: President of the Spanish Court of Arbitration; Former Vice President of the London Court of International Arbitration
    **Prof. José Carlos FERNÁNDEZ ROZAS: Attorney; Catedrático Universidad Complutense de Madrid
    **Prof. Juan FERNÁNDEZ-ARMESTO: Professor of Commercial Law, Comillas University, Madrid; Past Chairman, Securities and Exchange Commission of Spain

Spain is a Contracting State to the New York Convention:

  • Date of Accession: 12 May 1977
  • Entry into Force: 10 August  1977

In 2003, Spain 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

Spain 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: 17 May 1913

Spain is a United Nations Member State:

  • Date of Admission: 14 December 1955

Official State Name: Kingdom of Spain - Reino de España

Official Language: Madrid

Recognised Regional Languages: Aranese, Basque, Catalan/Valencian and Galician

Capital: Madrid

Motto: "Marcha Real" (Spanish) "Royal March"

Currency: Euro (€) (EUR)

Time Zone: CET (UTC+1)

International Calling Code: +34

Internet TLD: .es

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