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QATAR: Court declines to enforce foreign award

QATAR: Court declines to enforce foreign award

Premium article - 17 March 2014

Matthew Walker of K&L Gates in Qatar reports on a newly published decision by a Qatari court that annulled an ICC award rendered in Paris on the basis that it was not issued in the name of the Emir.

LCIA panel rules in east African private equity dispute

LCIA panel rules in east African private equity dispute

Premium article - 07 March 2014

An LCIA tribunal chaired by Albert Jan van den Berg has awarded a private equity fund US$22 million plus interest in a dispute with its partners in an east Africa-focused investment company, which also spilled into the Mauritian and UK courts.

Cast list revealed in Turkey-Iran gas dispute

Cast list revealed in Turkey-Iran gas dispute

Premium article - 10 February 2014

UPDATED: Two Swiss GAR 100 firms are facing off in a multibillion-dollar gas price arbitration between Turkish and Iranian state entities, it has emerged.

Indian court sends cricket fraud claims to ICC

Indian court sends cricket fraud claims to ICC

Premium article - 28 January 2014

India’s Supreme Court has referred a dispute over broadcasting rights for Indian Premier League cricket to ICC arbitration in Singapore, reversing a ruling that said fraud allegations in the case meant it could only be heard in court.

Rusal settles multibillion-dollar LCIA claims

Rusal settles multibillion-dollar LCIA claims

Premium article - 17 January 2014

Aluminium producer Rusal and its director Oleg Deripaska have settled a pair of LCIA claims brought against them that challenged the validity of supply contracts worth US$48 billion – thought to be one of the largest Russia-related disputes ever heard in London.

Gazprom faces new pricing claim

Gazprom faces new pricing claim

Premium article - 06 August 2013

Weeks after an arbitral tribunal revised Gazprom's supply contract with a Czech customer, the Russian state gas company is facing a new price revision claim by Italy's Edison.

Alfa turns third-party funder to halt Turkish telecoms sale

Alfa turns third-party funder to halt Turkish telecoms sale

Premium article - 09 July 2013

After a ruling today by the UK's Privy Council, a long-running battle for control of Turkish mobile operator Turkcell is set to shift to the courts of New York – where Russia's Alfa Group is hoping to block a share sale by financing a third party's enforcement of an ICC award.

Silks gear up for Astro appeal

Silks gear up for Astro appeal

Premium article - 09 April 2013

British silks Toby Landau QC and David Joseph QC will face off again tomorrow in the Singapore Court of Appeal, in the latest phase of a high-profile dispute between Malaysian and Indonesian conglomerates.

Seventh Circuit stops ‘second bite at the apple’

Seventh Circuit stops ‘second bite at the apple’

Premium article - 28 March 2013

The US Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit in Chicago has upheld an arbitral award over the distribution of US-manufactured products in Panama, warning that judicial review of such awards undermines the integrity of arbitration and could result in sanctions.

Claim over constipation cure blocked

Claim over constipation cure blocked

Premium article - 21 March 2013

An ICC tribunal has dismissed a US pharmaceutical company’s claim against its former Japanese partner over the commercialisation of a constipation drug, it has emerged.