As the international arbitration community awaits the outcome of Vattenfall’s Energy Charter Treaty claim against Germany, the country’s federal constitutional court has ruled that a law hastening the phase-out of nuclear power violated the Swedish company’s rights along with those of two other major energy suppliers.
A Norwegian investment company has filed an ICSID claim against Latvia, accusing it of 10 years of inaction in relation to plans to develop Riga airport.
A new centre in Nairobi has opened its doors to provide institutional arbitration for parties in Kenya and the region.
In a closely watched case that has divided Asia’s two leading arbitration jurisdictions, Hong Kong’s Court of Appeal has upheld the enforcement of a US$130 million SIAC award against Indonesia’s Lippo Group – even though the bulk of the award has been declared unenforceable by the courts in Singapore.
Andrea Carlevaris and José Ricardo Feris are stepping down as secretary general and deputy secretary general of the ICC International Court of Arbitration, respectively, to return to private practice.
A German aircraft leasing company owned by travel industry tycoon Vaclav Fischer has filed a US$125.2 million treaty claim against the Czech Republic over two Boeing 737 planes that were seized and sold following Fischer’s bankruptcy in 2005.
Four years after he was admitted for the landmark Astro v Lippo case, English barrister Toby Landau QC has been denied permission to appear in the Singapore courts on behalf of a Chinese client in a challenge to a US$149 million ICC award.
Following in the footsteps of Lucy Reed in her Freshfields lecture, Bernardo Cremades used the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators’ Alexander Lecture last night to highlight the abuse of due process in international arbitration – saying that it has become “a real threat” to tribunals.
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