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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.

Tribe faces steep penalty in Grand Canyon dispute

Tribe faces steep penalty in Grand Canyon dispute

Premium article - 19 February 2013

A federal court in Arizona has upheld a US$28.6 million award against a Native American tribe in a dispute over the Grand Canyon Skywalk, a horseshoe-shaped viewing gallery which protrudes from the edge of the world-famous landmark.

Twin tower attacks were two events, not one, rules court

Twin tower attacks were two events, not one, rules court

Premium article - 12 February 2013

The High Court in London has upheld an ad hoc tribunal’s decision that the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Centre in New York on 11 September 2001 were separate events for the purposes of a reinsurance contract.

Coca-Cola feud fizzles out in Atlanta

Coca-Cola feud fizzles out in Atlanta

Premium article - 12 July 2012

An Atlanta appeal court has refused to set aside an ICDR award worth US$11 million in a dispute between Latin American distributors of Coca-Cola, holding that the request is moot because the award has already been satisfied in the British Virgin Islands.