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Bolivia case proceeds after claimant’s death

Thu, 2019-03-21 19:00

An UNCITRAL case against Bolivia concerning mining concessions is underway at the Permanent Court of Arbitration in The Hague despite the death of one of the claimants at the start of this year. US...

Tanzania too late to challenge ICC award

Thu, 2019-03-21 09:29

A US court has entered a default judgment confirming an ICC award worth over US$60 million against Tanzania, ruling that the state had wilfully failed to comply with a deadline to respond to the confirmation...

Kenya faces bid to annul “black swan” award

Wed, 2019-03-20 19:00

Subsidiaries of a Canadian mining company that lost an ICSID claim against Kenya last year have applied to annul the award, which they call a “black swan” for its finding that an investment treaty implicitly...

ICSID claimant seeks to annul “black swan” award

Wed, 2019-03-20 19:00

Subsidiaries of a Canadian mining company that lost an ICSID claim against Kenya last year have applied to annul the award, which they call a “black swan” for its finding that an investment treaty implicitly...

Mining company fails to revive billion-dollar ICSID claim

Wed, 2019-03-20 12:00

London-listed Churchill Mining has failed to revive a US$1.3 billion ICSID claim against Indonesia that was dismissed because of findings of forgery, after an annulment committee concluded the tribunal...

Enel brings ICSID claim against Panama

Mon, 2019-03-18 19:00

A subsidiary of Italian renewable energy company Enel has lodged an ICSID claim against Panama over the state’s failure to compensate it for commercial damage caused by a delay in the construction of an...

Political risk insurers back claim against Thailand

Mon, 2019-03-18 09:32

An Australian mining company has reached a settlement with its political risk insurers that will allow it to continue financing a treaty claim against Thailand over the alleged expropriation of a gold...

ICSID releases updated rule proposals

Sun, 2019-03-17 19:00

Following a public consultation, ICSID has published a second draft of its proposed amendments to the centre’s rules, including new provisions on third-party funding, arbitrator disqualifications and expedited...

Conoco takes record ICSID award to US court

Fri, 2019-03-15 13:54

After obtaining the largest win in ICSID’s history last week, US oil company ConocoPhillips has applied to enforce its US$8.7 billion award against Venezuela in the US courts. The US oil company filed...

Guaidó seeks to intervene in appeal over Citgo

Fri, 2019-03-15 13:31

Venezuela’s self-declared acting president Juan Guaidó has asked a US court for leave to intervene in an appeal concerning the fate of the country’s most valuable US asset, oil refining business Citgo...

Guaidó seeks to intervene in appeal over Citgo assets

Fri, 2019-03-15 13:31

Venezuela’s self-declared acting president Juan Guaidó has asked a US court for leave to intervene in an appeal concerning the fate of the country’s most valuable US asset, oil refining business Citgo...

Shifting paradigms in energy arbitration

Fri, 2019-03-15 07:11

A conference in Houston organised by the Institute for Transnational Arbitration, Institute for Energy Law and ICC International Court of Arbitration focused on the future of international arbitration...

Al Jazeera obtains measures over jailed journalist

Thu, 2019-03-14 11:00

An ICSID tribunal has recommended that Egypt grant Al Jazeera necessary access to an imprisoned journalist and ensure his humane treatment so that he can testify in an arbitration concerning an alleged...

Spain faces biggest payout yet over solar reforms

Thu, 2019-03-14 06:59

Spain potentially faces its largest liability to date in the many arbitrations it is fighting over reforms to its renewable energy sector, after an ICSID tribunal upheld claims by a Florida-based energy...

Spain faces biggest payout to date over solar reforms

Thu, 2019-03-14 06:59

Spain potentially faces its largest liability to date in the many arbitrations it is fighting over reforms to its renewable energy sector, after an ICSID tribunal upheld claims by a Florida-based energy...

US lawyer threatens NAFTA claim over securities investigation

Tue, 2019-03-12 11:00

A US lawyer has threatened Canada with a NAFTA claim over his treatment by provincial authorities investigating his role in an alleged securities fraud. South Carolina-based attorney Jonathan Levy filed...

Armenia threatened over mining blockade

Sun, 2019-03-10 19:00

A US-based gold developer has threatened to bring a treaty claim against Armenia over an “illegal blockade” of its local mining operation that began in the wake of the country’s 2018 revolution.  Colorado-based...

Ukrainian port authority prepares claim over Crimean assets

Sun, 2019-03-10 19:00

A Ukrainian state enterprise that manages the country’s seaports has put out a call for counsel to help it prepare an investment treaty claim against Russia over the expropriation of assets in Crimea....

Conoco wins US$9 billion in Venezuela claim

Fri, 2019-03-08 13:24

US oil company ConocoPhillips has been awarded nearly US$9 billion plus interest in an ICSID claim against Venezuela over the expropriation of oil assets in the Orinoco Belt, ending a fraught 12-year proceeding...

Conoco wins US$9 billion ICSID award against Venezuela

Fri, 2019-03-08 13:24

US oil company ConocoPhillips has been awarded nearly US$9 billion plus interest in an ICSID claim against Venezuela over the expropriation of oil assets in the Orinoco Belt, ending a fraught 12-year proceeding...