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Turkey wins price cut on gas from Iran

Turkey wins price cut on gas from Iran

Premium article - 10 February 2016

An ICC tribunal has ordered the National Iranian Gas Company to grant a discount on the price of gas exports to Turkey, in the latest round of a multibillion-dollar dispute over a 25-year supply agreement.

Israel wins gas supply claim against Egypt

Israel wins gas supply claim against Egypt

Premium article - 07 December 2015

An ICC tribunal has ordered two Egyptian state entities to pay over US$2 billion to Israeli and Egyptian parties for terminating a gas supply agreement in the wake of the Arab Spring, as final awards are awaited in three related arbitrations.

Guyana calls for ICJ to rule on century-old border award

Guyana calls for ICJ to rule on century-old border award

Premium article - 08 October 2015

An oil discovery has reinvigorated a longstanding territory dispute between Venezuela and Guyana, with Guyana’s president calling on the International Court of Justice to rule on the validity of a 116-year old arbitral award.

ICJ agrees to hear Bolivia’s claim over Pacific access

ICJ agrees to hear Bolivia’s claim over Pacific access

Premium article - 28 September 2015

The International Court of Justice in The Hague has dismissed Chile’s preliminary objection to a claim by Bolivia relating to access to the Pacific, after hearings in which a number of well-known international arbitration practitioners appeared for the Chilean side.

Russia held liable for Greenpeace ship arrest

Russia held liable for Greenpeace ship arrest

Premium article - 25 August 2015

An arbitral tribunal in The Hague says Russia must pay damages for its capture and detention of a Greenpeace ship and her crew of environmental activists two years ago.

Slovenia demands border case continues

Slovenia demands border case continues

Premium article - 20 August 2015

Slovenia is demanding its arbitration with Croatia over their sea and land borders continues, after Croatia took steps to terminate the 2009 arbitration agreement in response to recent events.

“Poisoned waters”: Croatia’s stance on the Sekolec scandal

“Poisoned waters”: Croatia’s stance on the Sekolec scandal

Premium article - 19 August 2015

Correspondence shared with GAR sheds light on Croatia’s main argument why its border arbitration with Slovenia cannot continue – the risk that arbitrator Jernej Sekolec has introduced new facts and arguments into tribunal deliberations and the case record over a 13-month period, influencing his co-arbitrators’ decision-making.

The Sekolec scandal: a Croatian agent’s perspective

The Sekolec scandal: a Croatian agent’s perspective

Premium article - 19 August 2015

Croatia's former co-agent in its border arbitration with Slovenia has told GAR how she has lost confidence in continued arbitration of the dispute in any form.

The Sekolec scandal: is this what Croatia wanted?

The Sekolec scandal: is this what Croatia wanted?

Premium article - 19 August 2015

Of course, there is an alternative to Croatia’s version of events: that, thanks to its own unofficial “channels of communication” with the tribunal, the state knew that it was not going to get what it wanted from the arbitration and took steps to undermine the proceeding.

The tapped conversations: what Sekolec said

The tapped conversations: what Sekolec said

Premium article - 19 August 2015

GAR summarises parts of the tapped telephone conversations that apparently took place between arbitrator Jernej Sekolec and Slovenia's agent Simona Drenik that are of particular concern to Croatia.

ICJ president backs out of Croatia-Slovenia dispute

ICJ president backs out of Croatia-Slovenia dispute

Premium article - 05 August 2015

The president of the International Court of Justice Ronny Abraham has stepped down from the tribunal hearing a border dispute between Slovenia and Croatia, after failing to restore calm in a case shaken by revelations of an arbitrator's breach of confidentiality.

Slovenia replaces Sekolec

Slovenia replaces Sekolec

Premium article - 28 July 2015

Following the resignation of Jernej Sekolec under a cloud last week, Slovenia has appointed the president of the International Court of Justice Ronny Abraham to replace him on the tribunal hearing its fraught border dispute with Croatia over the Bay of Piran in the northern Adriatic.