12 July 2017
Creditors of foreign states can no longer have their ICSID awards recognised in New York on an ex parte basis, following an appeal by Venezuela over a procedural issue that has divided the US courts.
07 July 2017
A US appeals court has refused to enforce an award against Guinea that was set aside by a West African court after the arbitrators negotiated a fee rise.
06 July 2017
A US power company has applied to a South African court to force Ghana to sell its shares in Johannesburg-based mining group AngloGold Ashanti to satisfy a Permanent Court of Arbitration award issued three years ago.
04 July 2017
A Russian oil company has failed in a bid to collect on a US$144 million investment treaty award by enforcing it against Ukrainian state-owned assets in Moscow.
04 July 2017
A subsidiary of Australian mining company OceanaGold has paid El Salvador more than US$8 million to satisfy an ICSID costs award, following the dismissal of its controversial US$250 million claim against the state last year.
30 June 2017
The Dutch Supreme Court has partly upheld a complaint by Russia that one of its former judges acted inappropriately by providing an expert opinion to the former majority shareholders in Yukos while he still held an advisory position at the court.
29 June 2017
Spain has applied to a New York court to undo the confirmation of a €128 million Energy Charter Treaty award that compensated a UK investor for changes to renewable energy subsidies.
27 June 2017
A French court has released seized funds of around €300 million owed to Russian space agency Roscosmos for the sale of rockets, after finding that the state entity is not liable for Russia's debt in the US$50 billion Yukos awards.
23 June 2017
Equatorial Guinea has lost an appeal over a €132 million ICC award in favour of Orange after France’s Court of Cassation rejected arguments that tribunal chair Horacio Grigera Naón’s role in another arbitration with the French telecoms group created a justifiable doubt as to his impartiality.
21 June 2017
UPDATED: The former majority shareholders in Yukos have asked the US courts to compel two lawyers, including a partner at Baker Botts, to produce evidence relating to allegations that Russia and its state-run oil company Rosneft manipulated the Armenian judiciary’s rulings in Yukos-related matters.