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Russia faces US$2.6 billion claim over losses in Crimea

Ukraine’s national energy company Naftogaz and six of its subsidiaries have filed a US$2.6 billion investment treaty claim against Russia over the seizure of assets in Crimea following Russia’s 2014 annexation of the peninsula – making good on a threat reported by GAR in February.

Belize to pay as interrupted case reaches end

An UNCITRAL tribunal has ordered Belize to pay US$171 million for nationalising a telecoms company, in a case that was halted for four years owing to a Belizean court injunction and more recently has been uncontested because of a settlement.

East Timor pipeline claim gets underway

As East Timor and Australia express “optimism” at the prospects of resolving their maritime boundary dispute through conciliation, a separate fight between the two states over pipeline taxes is getting underway at the Permanent Court of Arbitration in The Hague.

Parties can raise merits during stay request, rules Zimbabwe committee

An ad hoc committee considering whether to annul two ICSID awards against Zimbabwe over its “racially discriminatory” land reform programme has said it will not bar discussion of the merits of the annulment request in a hearing on whether to stay enforcement.

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Second-wave Yukos case withdrawn “out of the blue”

A Dutch company has withdrawn a US$1.2 billion Energy Charter Treaty claim against Russia over loans made to Yukos – one of a second wave of arbitrations to arise out of the oil giant's collapse that have been taking place in The Hague.

The Sekolec scandal - a Croatian view of recent developments

LINK ADDED. While Croatia is declining to play any further part in a boundary dispute with Slovenia that was thrown off course by an arbitrator's ex parte communications with one side, an employee of the country's Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs has shared his views of the recent partial award issued by a recomposed tribunal.

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