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Colombia withdraws from ICJ after Nicaragua ruling

Colombia withdraws from ICJ after Nicaragua ruling

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.

Argentina takes Ghana to ITLOS

Argentina takes Ghana to ITLOS

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.

South Sudan hit with ICSID claim from the north

South Sudan hit with ICSID claim from the north

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.

South Sudan joins ICSID as forces occupy Heglig

South Sudan joins ICSID as forces occupy Heglig

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.

Panel ready for inter-state dispute; Ecuador discloses other pending claims

Panel ready for inter-state dispute; Ecuador discloses other pending claims

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.

Panel in place for Slovenia-Croatia maritime border dispute

Panel in place for Slovenia-Croatia maritime border dispute

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.

Greenwood survives challenge in Chagos Islands case

Greenwood survives challenge in Chagos Islands case

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.

South Sudan to mediate Ethiopia-Eritrea dispute

South Sudan to mediate Ethiopia-Eritrea dispute

Premium article - 22 August 2011

After participating in an international arbitration with north Sudan over the borders of the Abyei region, newly created South Sudan has offered to mediate a border row between Ethiopia and Eritrea.

PIL COLUMN: ICJ orders provisional measures in Cambodia v Thailand

PIL COLUMN: ICJ orders provisional measures in Cambodia v Thailand

Premium article - 15 August 2011

Partner Will Thomas and associate Greg Falkof of Eversheds discuss the International Court of Justice's recent order on provisional measures in a dispute between Cambodia and Thailand over a 900 year-old Hindu temple.

ICJ orders provisional measures in Cambodia v Thailand

Premium article - 28 July 2011

Partner Will Thomas and associate Greg Falkof of Eversheds discuss the International Court of Justice's recent order on provisional measures in a dispute between Cambodia and Thailand over a 900 year-old Hindu temple.