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Canadian Supreme Court denies Kyrgyzstan creditors

Canadian Supreme Court denies Kyrgyzstan creditors

21 June 2017

Two investors may be at the end of their efforts to recover awards against Kyrgyzstan in Canada, after the Supreme Court refused to hear the appeal of a decision denying enforcement against shares held by state-owned enterprise Kyrgyzaltyn.

The claim/award mismatch – GAR Live Energy considers the reasons

The claim/award mismatch – GAR Live Energy considers the reasons

21 June 2017

Speakers at GAR Live Energy explored why claimants in investment treaty cases often receive damages that fall far below the amount claimed and the extent to which experts and tribunals are responsible.

Istanbul centre reveals it has completed cases

Istanbul centre reveals it has completed cases

21 June 2017

The president of the Istanbul Arbitration Centre's executive board, Ziya Akinci, has told an audience at GAR Live Istanbul that the centre has already completed cases, less than a year after officially opening for business.

GAR Live Istanbul - in pictures

GAR Live Istanbul - in pictures

20 June 2017

The 5th annual GAR Live Istanbul was held at the Shangri-La Bosphorus Hotel in Istanbul on 15 June, chaired by Mark Beckett of Cooley and Utku Coşar of Coşar Avukatlık Bürosu. Ziya Akinci of Akinci Law Office provided the keynote speech.

ConocoPhillips faces claim over Senegal oil field

ConocoPhillips faces claim over Senegal oil field

20 June 2017

A newly discovered oil field off Senegal’s coast is the focus of a new ICC arbitration brought against multinational ConocoPhillips by its Australian joint venture partner.

Kim to chair Korean centre

Kim to chair Korean centre

20 June 2017

Bae Kim & Lee's Kap-You (Kevin) Kim has been named as the first chair of the Korean Commercial Arbitration Board’s international arbitration committee.

Dark and light mood music

Dark and light mood music

20 June 2017

In response to Gary Born's call on practitioners to defend themselves against “an army of the undead” with “wildly wrong” perceptions about investor-state arbitration, John Beechey has argued in a speech in the British Virgin Islands that it may be too late to change the course of the debate.

Eni seeks to enforce Nigerian oil award

Eni seeks to enforce Nigerian oil award

20 June 2017

Italy’s Eni and its partner in two oil blocks in the Niger Delta have applied to confirm a US$573 million award against the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation – the latest in a series of enforcement actions the state entity faces in New York.

New leaders for CIArb’s under-40 group

New leaders for CIArb’s under-40 group

19 June 2017

The Chartered Institute of Arbitrators’ Young Members Group has named five new members to its steering committee.

Argentine road deal paves way for ICSID settlement

Argentine road deal paves way for ICSID settlement

19 June 2017

Spanish infrastructure group Abertis has agreed the preliminaries of a deal with Argentina over a toll-road concession that could lead to the settlement of claims pending before an ICSID tribunal.