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Ukrainian oligarchs settle metal dispute

Ukrainian oligarchs settle metal dispute

Premium article - 13 October 2015

Four of Ukraine’s wealthiest businessmen have settled an LCIA dispute over a ferroalloys venture that has also given rise to an acrimonious US$2 billion litigation before the High Court in London.

Sydney court upholds “severed” award in Abu Dhabi airport case

Sydney court upholds “severed” award in Abu Dhabi airport case

Premium article - 02 September 2015

An appeal court in Sydney has affirmed that a UAE award against an Australian designer of airport facilities can be partly enforced, even though a portion of the award breached natural justice.

Gazprom faces Polish price review claim

Gazprom faces Polish price review claim

Premium article - 15 May 2015

UPDATED. Poland’s state gas utility PGNiG has brought another price review claim against Gazprom – as more of the cast list for two high-value SCC arbitrations between the Russian energy company and Ukraine’s Naftogaz comes to light.

Sony e-mails show who’s batting in cricket case

Sony e-mails show who’s batting in cricket case

Premium article - 24 April 2015

A haul of internal Sony e-mails published by WikiLeaks has revealed the cast list for an ICC arbitration in Singapore concerning media rights for Indian Premier League cricket.

PetroChina faces billion-dollar UNCITRAL claim

PetroChina faces billion-dollar UNCITRAL claim

Premium article - 10 April 2015

China’s largest company has been hit with a US$1.8 billion claim filed by a Canadian energy company over alleged breaches of an agreement to mine coalbed methane in the north west of China.

Citigroup fails to halt Abu Dhabi claim

Citigroup fails to halt Abu Dhabi claim

Premium article - 15 January 2015

US financial services provider Citigroup has again failed to prevent a UAE sovereign wealth fund from bringing a second arbitration over a US$7.5 billion investment.

Energy trader sues Romanian state entity

Energy trader sues Romanian state entity

Premium article - 01 October 2014

A Swiss energy trader has filed an €80 million claim against Romania’s largest electricity producer over the termination of a supply contract.

Brain tumour no ground for set aside

Brain tumour no ground for set aside

Premium article - 04 August 2014

A New York court has refused to set aside an arbitral award on the ground that the tribunal chair had failed to inform the parties he was suffering from a brain tumour.

PDVSA loses claim over Texan refinery

PDVSA loses claim over Texan refinery

Premium article - 03 June 2014

Venezuela’s state oil company PDVSA has lost an ICC claim against a former ConocoPhillips subsidiary over ownership of an oil refining business in Texas.

Bahrain bribery claim heads to London

Bahrain bribery claim heads to London

Premium article - 30 April 2014

A US court has ruled that a Bahraini company’s corruption claim against British-Canadian businessman Victor Dahdaleh must be decided by ICC arbitration in the UK.