30 May 2017
A tribunal at the German Institution of Arbitration (DIS) has rejected the bulk of a €150 million claim over the supply of tubing for a Finnish nuclear power plant that is also at the centre of a multibillion-euro ICC case.
30 May 2017
Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer’s Alexey Yadykin, Noah Rubins and Olesya Dianova consider the significant consequences that Russia’s new arbitration legislation will have for Russian M&A deals.
30 May 2017
US chipmaker Qualcomm has agreed to pay US$940 million to Canadian smartphone producer BlackBerry to settle a dispute over royalties that led to a JAMS arbitration in San Diego.
26 May 2017
Indonesian company MedcoEnergi has won a US$24 million UNCITRAL award in a dispute with Singaporean and Australian partners in a joint venture to operate an offshore oil field.
18 May 2017
Noteholders in recently nationalised Ukrainian bank Privatbank are filing multiple claims against the bank after they were subjected to a “bail-in” to save it last year.
17 May 2017
The Singapore Court of Appeal has confirmed the validity of an asymmetric arbitration clause, upholding a party’s unilateral right not to arbitrate a dispute over marine engineering works near the Indian Ocean Island of Diego Garcia.
11 May 2017
An Australian court has ruled that a dispute between shareholders in the only publicly-listed bubble tea company in Taiwan should be resolved through UNCITRAL arbitration and administered by the Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre.
09 May 2017
UPDATED - French utility company Veolia has been threatened with €200 million of further claims in a Stockholm arbitration over the operation of a heating system in Lithuania’s capital, Vilnius – while a parallel €100 million ICSID claim brought by the company against the state continues.
08 May 2017
French energy company Total and Algeria’s national oil and gas producer Sonatrach have agreed to drop claims against one another that were being heard by two ICC tribunals seated in Geneva.
02 May 2017
In a decision at odds with French and US case law, a Luxembourg court has blocked the enforcement of a US$300 million ICC award against Mexican state oil and gas company Pemex that was set aside at the seat of arbitration.