During the week of July 21, 2014, Juan Basombrio and Karen Morao, of the Dorsey & Whitney LLP Southern California Office, represented the Republic of Honduras in proceedings before the World Bank’s International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes in Washington D.C., related to an investment treaty arbitration filed by Spanish company Elsamex, S.A. The arbitration panel was comprised of preeminent international investment treaty arbitrators Álvaro Castellanos, Andrés Jana Linetsky and Jan Paulsson. The arbitration proceedings were conducted entirely in Spanish.