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Chevron resumes claim against Thailand

Chevron has resumed a US$2 billion contractual arbitration against Thailand over decommissioning costs for an offshore gas field. The US oil company told Reuters last week that it had been “regretfully...

Renewables investors to renounce claims against Spain

A Dutch energy company will waive a €64.5 million Energy Charter Treaty award against Spain in order to qualify for the state’s new renewables incentives regime, while two other award creditors may soon...

Azerbaijani investor to claim against Georgia

An Azerbaijani investment group says it will file an ICSID claim against Georgia after state authorities appointed a special manager to the board of a local internet provider in which it has an interest....

Fintech claim against Kosovo underway

An ICC tribunal has begun hearing a claim brought against Kosovo by an Estonian fintech company after the state’s central bank revoked the business licence of its subsidiary due to the interest rates charged...

Spanish food importer threatens Mexico

A Spanish businessman who ran a business importing gourmet foods has threatened to bring an investment treaty claim against Mexico after its customs authorities impounded and destroyed a container of his...

Australian miner launches claim against Tanzania

A Perth-based miner has made good on a threatened US$95 million ICSID claim against Tanzania over the alleged expropriation of a nickel project following the state’s revocation of various mining licences....

Nigeria overturns security order in mega-award challenge

The Commercial Court in London has ordered the release of US$200 million that Nigeria paid in security as it challenges a US$10 billion award over a failed gas deal, after recently finding the state has...

Wales prevails in roadworks dispute

The Welsh government has secured a win on liability in an ad hoc arbitration with a UK construction group relating to cost overruns on a £340 million road expansion project. London-listed Costain Group...

UK court restrains Russian securities suit

The Commercial Court in London has restrained an insolvent Russian bank from pursuing a US$140 million lawsuit in St Petersburg over securities contracts, finding the dispute should be heard in LCIA arbitration. ...

Panama Canal Authority reports win in ICC case

An ICC tribunal has ordered the consortium that worked on the expansion of the Panama Canal to repay US$265 million to the country's canal authority while awarding the contractor a smaller amount of damages. ...

Airport investor brings tax claim against Ecuador

A Canadian construction company is pursuing an investment treaty claim against Ecuador over taxes relating to the construction of Quito’s international airport – nine years after an ICSID case over the...

Mayer to stay on Cameroon case despite Klöckner appearance

French arbitrator Pierre Mayer will continue hearing an ICSID case against Cameroon after surviving a challenge brought on the basis of his failure to disclose advocacy work he performed for the state...

Florida court enforces Venezuelan mining award

A Florida court has enforced a US$188 million award against a Venezuelan state-owned entity over an iron ore project that buckled during economic turmoil in the wake of the death of the country’s former...

Florida court enforces Venezuelan mining award

A Florida court has enforced a US$188 million award against a Venezuelan state-owned entity over an iron ore project that buckled during economic turmoil in the wake of the death of the country’s former...

India liable in Vodafone tax dispute

Vodafone says it has prevailed in a multi-billion dollar dispute with India, after a tribunal at the Permanent Court of Arbitration found the state liable over its pursuit of a retroactive tax bill. ...

Mayer Brown arbitrator spared injunction in Hong Kong

A Hong Kong judge has refused to restrain Mayer Brown partner Thomas So from continuing to act as a sole arbitrator in an HKIAC dispute between former partners at a local law firm pending a court hearing...

Ammonia pipeline award upheld in Ukraine

The Supreme Court of Ukraine has dismissed a Russian chemicals group’s challenge to an award won by the Ukrainian state-owned operator of the world’s longest ammonia pipeline in a US$190 million dispute...

Albania faces ICSID claim over seized port terminal

Investors in a container terminal at a port on Albania’s Adriatic coast have made good on a threat to file a €100 million ICSID claim after the site was seized by bailiffs following the termination of...

Rio Tinto gas price review claim not time-barred

An Australian court has ruled that a Rio Tinto subsidiary can pursue a price review claim against a Chevron consortium, finding that a time stipulation in their gas sale agreement was not essential. ...

US court split on discovery scope deepens

A US appeals court has refused to allow an electronics supplier to obtain evidence for use in a UK-seated arbitration – deepening a divide in the country’s courts on whether they can grant discovery in...

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