Canada held liable over blocked quarry project

Monday, 30 March

The dispute concerned a proposed quarry in Nova Scotia

US investors have won a NAFTA claim against Canada over the rejection of their bid to build a quarry and marine terminal in the province of Nova Scotia – as a dissenting arbitrator warns of the award’s chilling effect on environmental policy.

Hourani brothers bring new claim against Kazakhstan

Monday, 30 March

Astana, administrative capital of Kazakhstan

Kazakhstan is facing another ICSID claim by relatives of the recently deceased Rakhat Aliyev, former son-in-law to the country’s president, this time over the alleged expropriation of a pharmaceuticals plant.

UK settles e-Borders dispute

Monday, 30 March

UK border

The United Kingdom has settled a five-year dispute with the US’s Raytheon Systems over a cancelled electronic immigration system – weeks after the defence contractor’s LCIA award against the government was overturned in London.

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UK chastised over Chagos conduct

Friday, 20 March

A tribunal has upheld complaints over the UK’s conduct in relation to the Chagos archipelago in the Indian Ocean – the sovereignty of which is contested by Mauritius – and ruled that it must hand over the territory once it is no longer needed for defence purposes.

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