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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.