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Papua New Guinea threatened with mining claim as conciliation filed

Fri, 2020-07-10 08:00

Canada’s Barrick Gold has threatened Papua New Guinea with an ICSID claim over the country’s refusal to extend a mining lease – a day after its joint venture company launched conciliation proceedings at...

Germany fails in second challenge to Vattenfall panel

Thu, 2020-07-09 12:00

Germany has failed in a second attempt to disqualify the ICSID tribunal hearing a €4.7 billion claim brought by Swedish company Vattenfall over its phase-out of nuclear energy – after arguing that an arbitrator’s...

South Korea averts treaty claim over island resort

Thu, 2020-07-09 12:00

A Malaysian corporation that threatened to bring a multibillion-dollar investment treaty claim against South Korea over a thwarted project to build an island resort has agreed to settle the dispute by...

The consultation on intra-EU investment protection: an opportunity that should not be missed

Wed, 2020-07-08 03:58

As the EU opens a public consultation on intra-EU investment protection, Paschalis Paschalidis of Shearman & Sterling argues that investors and other stakeholders should seize the opportunity to put forward...

PCA hears oil investor’s claim against Peru

Tue, 2020-07-07 17:00

A tribunal at the Permanent Court of Arbitration is hearing a US$90 million investment treaty claim against Peru brought by a former citizen who alleges he lost a bid to operate two oil blocks because...

Motorbike maker fails in NAFTA claim against Mexico

Tue, 2020-07-07 12:00

Mexico has defeated a reported US$3 billion NAFTA claim brought by a US motorcycle manufacturer over a customs duty imposed on its imported bikes after the state concluded they were being manufactured...

Mexico defeats claim from motorcycle manufacturer

Tue, 2020-07-07 12:00

Mexico has defeated a NAFTA claim brought by a US motorcycle manufacturer over a customs duty imposed on its imported bikes after the state concluded they were being manufactured in China, not the US....

Funder seeks to enforce against Kyrgyzstan

Tue, 2020-07-07 11:00

An affiliate of Burford Capital has applied to a US court to enforce a US$24 million investment treaty award against Kyrgyzstan over the state’s expropriation of mining rights. Delaware-registered Gillham...

UK court clarifies procedure for enforcing ICSID awards

Mon, 2020-07-06 11:19

The High Court in London has affirmed that ICSID awards can be registered in the UK on an ex parte basis, and that normal service requirements in a US$2 billion enforcement action against Egypt can be...

Azerbaijan hit with claim over oilfield sale

Thu, 2020-07-02 12:00

A Georgian businessman has filed an Energy Charter Treaty claim against Azerbaijan, seeking more than US$700 million in compensation over alleged interference by the state energy company leading up to...

Libya held liable over civil war disruption

Tue, 2020-06-30 17:00

An ICSID tribunal has ordered Libya to pay €74 million in damages to an Austrian construction company over infrastructure projects that were disrupted by the country's civil war. A tribunal chaired...

Funder in place for mining claim against Poland

Tue, 2020-06-30 12:00

An Australian mining company says it has secured third-party funding for an imminent investment treaty claim against Poland over the obstruction of two coal projects. Prairie Mining today announced...

China faces claim from Japanese trading house

Mon, 2020-06-29 17:00

A Japanese construction materials trader has launched an ICSID claim against China over a real estate project – in what is thought to be the first treaty claim brought by a Japanese investor against the...

Spain fails to unseat Spigelman in solar case

Mon, 2020-06-29 12:00

Spain has failed to disqualify Australian James Spigelman QC from hearing an ICSID claim brought by a Belgian solar investor on the ground that he had “prejudged” the case through his participation in...

Iraq faces billion-dollar claim over cement plant

Mon, 2020-06-29 07:00

A German company has filed a US$1 billion ICSID claim against Iraq over the alleged expropriation of its cement production business.    ICSID registered the claim, brought by Brandenburg-based transport...