Claims and Dispute Resolution:  Commercial Arbitration

Inter-American Convention done at Panama City on January 30, 1975; signed by the United States on June 9, 1978; transmitted by the President of the United States of America to the Senate June 15, 1981 (Treaty Doc. 97-12,  97th Congress, 1st Session); Reported favorably by the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations June 11, 1986 (Senate Executive Report No. 99-24, 99th Congress, 2d Session); Advice and consent to ratification by the Senate October 9, 1986; Ratified by the President November 10, 1986; Instrument of Ratification of the United States of America deposited September 27, 1990; entered into force for the United States October 27, 1990.

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