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An update on UNCITRAL's work on expedited rules and ISDS reform

Fri, 2020-09-11 11:46

The 2020 Virtual ITA-ASIL Conference took the form of an interview with UNCITRAL legal officer Corinne Montineri about the progress of Working Groups II and III in developing expedited arbitration rules...

Atlanta panel throws out claim over aircraft tech

Thu, 2020-09-10 08:02

An Atlanta-seated tribunal has dismissed a US$93 million claim brought against a jet aircraft maker by a family-owned developer of laser-based air data systems. The tribunal dismissed the claim by Virginia-based...

Telecom Italia defeats bid to revive US$15 billion claim

Thu, 2020-09-10 04:51

An ICC tribunal has rejected a private equity group’s bid to revive a US$15 billion claim against Telecom Italia, dismissing allegations that the respondent had withheld evidence decisive to the case....

Albania liable for highway project delays

Mon, 2020-09-07 17:00

An ICC tribunal has ordered Albania to pay US$44 million to a Kuwaiti-Greek joint venture over delays to a project to build a mountain highway. On 1 September, the tribunal said Albania was bound by...

Belgian brewer can pursue IP claims against Alcoa

Sun, 2020-09-06 17:00

A US court has ruled that Belgian brewing company Anheuser-Busch InBev can proceed with an AAA claim against US industrial group Alcoa over patent rights relating to production of recloseable aluminium...

Mexican taxi tech investors escape contempt ruling

Fri, 2020-09-04 07:33

A US court has rejected a bid by the founders of a Mexican taxi technology venture to have their former partners held in civil contempt for allegedly breaching an injunction granted last year in aid of...

Russian software group seeks US discovery for LCIA case

Fri, 2020-08-28 06:43

A subsidiary of a Russian software group has applied to a Delaware court for discovery from the private equity arm of JPMorgan Chase for use in an LCIA arbitration. Axion Holding Cyprus, which is owned...

Dow seeks to enforce award over chlorine facility

Fri, 2020-08-28 05:54

Michigan-based Dow Chemical has applied to a New York district court to confirm an ICC award relating to a chlorine production facility in Louisiana. Dow filed a petition in the Southern District of...

Swiss award enforced after Tajik bank’s no-show

Thu, 2020-08-27 08:21

A US court has enforced a Swiss Chambers award worth US$24.6 million against a Tajik state-owned bank, as a related ICSID claim remains paused. On 25 August, a deputy clerk in the Southern District...

UK crime agency won’t be joined to fight over 1MDB-linked funds

Wed, 2020-08-26 08:54

The High Court in London has dismissed an attempt to join the UK’s National Crime Agency (NCA) to litigation over the proceeds of an arbitral award that Malaysian authorities have linked to the 1MDB corruption...

Joint bank accounts can be garnished in Singapore

Wed, 2020-08-26 07:15

The Singapore High Court has ruled for the first time that a joint bank account can be garnished where there is a strong prima facie basis to conclude that all the money in the account belongs to the debtor....

SIAC panel rules in Philippine mining dispute

Tue, 2020-08-25 10:24

An Australian mining company has reported a win before the Singapore International Arbitration Centre in a dispute over a joint venture to develop a US$463 million copper and gold project in the Philippines....

Settlement bars Petrobras claim over refinery bribes

Tue, 2020-08-25 10:07

A Texas state appeal court has affirmed that Brazil’s Petrobras is barred from pursuing bribery claims in an ICDR arbitration over the purchase of a US oil refinery because of a settlement agreed eight...

Albanian oilfields dispute leads to ICC award

Mon, 2020-08-24 12:00

Albania has defeated the bulk of a third-party funded ICC claim worth US$90 million brought by a US-based company concerning three oilfields. According to media reports last month, the tribunal issued...

Zambia defeats police housing claim

Sun, 2020-08-23 17:00

Zambia says it has prevailed in a London arbitration brought by a US company under a contract to build a housing facility for the country’s police force – with a tribunal rejecting allegations the state...

ICC claim over LatAm casino venture to settle

Fri, 2020-08-21 08:34

South African casino hotel chain Sun International has agreed to settle a dispute with its Chilean joint venture partner that gave rise to an ICC arbitration and sell its stake in the venture for US$160...

Nigerian oil block dispute to settle

Thu, 2020-08-20 08:52

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has agreed preliminary settlement terms for a long-running tax dispute with two investors in an offshore oil and gas block that gave rise to a pair of...

Singapore assets frozen in fight over historic property

Thu, 2020-08-20 08:35

The Singapore High Court has granted a freezing order in aid of a SIAC arbitration over the sale of a property of historical importance in the city-state, finding that the settlement of related litigation...

Brazilian airline’s award enforced in Cayman Islands

Wed, 2020-08-19 10:03

The Court of Appeal of the Cayman Islands has enforced a Brazilian airline’s US$55 million ICC award against two private equity funds, ruling that the arbitrators were entitled to decide the case on a...

Dos Santos telecoms award enforced in BVI

Tue, 2020-08-18 08:12

The High Court of the British Virgin Islands has enforced a US$646 million award against a company owned by beleaguered Angolan billionaire Isabel dos Santos, finding that the ICC Court was right to appoint...