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Airbus withdraws treaty claim against Poland

Dutch aerospace company Airbus has withdrawn an intra-EU investment treaty claim against Poland over a cancelled US$3.5 billion helicopter deal, reportedly citing the recent ruling of the European Court of Justice in Achmea v Slovakia.

Angolan asset manager threatens claim against Mauritius

A Swiss investment firm that manages assets for Angola’s sovereign wealth fund has threatened an investment treaty claim against Mauritius over the suspension of the business licences of its seven private equity funds in the Indian Ocean state.

Mauritius centre unveils new rules

The Mauritius Chamber of Commerce and Industry Arbitration and Mediation Centre, MARC, has unveiled innovative new rules as the first Mauritius Arbitration Week, chaired by Neil Kaplan QC, gets underway.

K&L Gates hires Dubai partner from Baker Botts

Jonathan Sutcliffe has joined K&L Gates in Dubai after five years as partner at Baker Botts’ office in the emirate.

  • Baker McKenzie California head returns to Arnold & Porter

    After more than three years as head of Baker McKenzie’s California arbitration practice, Maria Chedid has returned to Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer as a partner in the San Francisco office.

  • Peru faces highway and energy claims

    A subsidiary of a Spanish construction company has launched an ICSID claim worth more than US$100 million against Peru over delays to a project to improve a stretch of the Pan-American Highway – as the state is put on notice of another potential claim worth US$590 million by energy investors who say they were victimised by the country’s scandal-hit former president.

  • Bolivia fails to annul mining award

    Twelve years after the dispute first came to ICSID, an ad hoc committee has upheld a US$48 million award in favour of Chilean mining company Quiborax against Bolivia – finding that the tribunal’s decision to order the suspension of domestic criminal proceedings was not a basis for annulment.

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Achmea: through the looking glass

A conference at Christ Church, Oxford, on the interplay between the New York Convention and European Union law was dominated by discussion of the Court of Justice of the European Union’s ruling in Achmea – with suggestions that it could bite in relation to commercial arbitration as well as investor-state arbitration.

After Achmea, all eyes on Micula

As the confrontation between the EU and ISDS intensifies, GAR reports on recent developments in the Micula brothers' battle to collect on their ICSID award against Romania, including a long-awaited hearing before an EU court and the unfreezing of bank accounts in Luxembourg.

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