Premium article - 19 February 2013
India's plan to divert water from a river in Kashmir to a hydroelectric plant does not breach a water-sharing treaty with Pakistan, but the project will be subject to operational constraints, a tribunal in The Hague has ruled.
Premium article - 23 January 2013
A Permanent Court of Arbitration panel has refused a request from the UK to hold a separate jurisdictional hearing in its dispute with Mauritius over the Chagos Islands.
Premium article - 22 January 2013
The Philippines has launched UNCLOS arbitration proceedings against China over disputed territory in the South China Sea, it was announced today.
Premium article - 29 November 2012
Colombia is to withdraw from a treaty recognising the authority of the International Court of Justice following a recent judgment by the court granting Nicaragua sovereignty over three-quarters of a disputed area of the Caribbean Sea.
Premium article - 16 November 2012
Argentina has asked the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea, or ITLOS, to order the immediate release of one of the state's naval vessels, which has been detained in Ghana for the past six weeks at the request of a US creditor.
Premium article - 03 September 2012
South Sudan has been an independent state for little more than a year and only signed the ICSID Convention in April – but it is already facing a claim from the national oil company of its northern neighbour, Sudan.
Premium article - 19 April 2012
UPDATED. The world’s newest republic, South Sudan, has signed and ratified the ICSID Convention, as tensions mount at home over its seizure of the Heglig oilfield, territory that a 2009 arbitral award placed in the control of the north.
Premium article - 01 March 2012
Brazilian arbitrator Luiz Olavo Baptista is to chair the ad hoc tribunal that will decide a rare state-to-state dispute between Ecuador and the US over whether their bilateral investment treaty allows claimants to sue for judicial delay.
Premium article - 19 January 2012
French arbitrator and former ICJ president Gilbert Guillaume is to chair the panel that will hear a dispute between Slovenia and Croatia over their maritime border in the Adriatic Sea.
Premium article - 04 January 2012
International Court of Justice judge Christopher Greenwood QC will remain on a tribunal hearing a dispute between Mauritius and the UK over the Chagos Islands, after his co-arbitrators rejected a challenge based on his longstanding working relationship with the UK government.