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Veolia’s claim against Egypt rubbished, as it turns focus to Italy

An ICSID tribunal has rejected a €140 million claim brought by French utility company Veolia against Egypt in a waste management dispute, as the company files a fresh Energy Charter Treaty claim against Italy at the centre.

Three years more of Mourre

Alexis Mourre has been reappointed as president of the ICC International Court of Arbitration for a second term and will be assisted by a renewed, gender-equal court including 88 women and 88 men.

Investor in Pakistan seeks enforcement of one of ICSID's largest awards

A Turkish energy company has asked a court in Washington, DC, to enforce a US$845.89 million award – one of the largest in ICSID’s history – against Pakistan over the state’s detention of power generation vessels used to supply electricity to the port city of Karachi during a power crisis.

British beef producer asks US court to enforce ICSID award despite ongoing annulment proceeding

A beef-producing British family business has filed a petition in Washington, DC, to enforce a US$98 million ICSID award against Venezuela over the expropriation of its cattle farms, after the state’s repeated failure to pay costs advances for an ongoing annulment proceeding resulted in a stay of enforcement being lifted.

  • Oman applies to enforce against Al Tamimi’s brother

    Oman has asked a court in the US state of Massachusetts to enforce an ICSID costs award against a UAE-born and US-based businessman who is the brother of leading arbitration lawyer Essam Al Tamimi.

  • Panama Canal award upheld in Florida

    A Florida court has upheld an ICC award in favour of the Panama Canal Authority in one of a series of disputes with an engineering consortium over the costs of a project for the waterway’s expansion.

  • Who is sitting at ICSID?

    In the past few weeks, ICSID has appointed familiar faces to tribunals hearing new claims against Bulgaria, Hungary, Spain, Mexico and Ivory Coast – while other panels have been reconstituted following resignations and a disqualification.

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Chevron chased for US$18 billion after “sham” Cairo award

Chevron is being chased for nearly US$18 billion in the US pursuant to what the energy company alleges is a sham award issued by a unlicensed Cairo body purporting to be an arbitration centre as part of a criminal enterprise.

English lawyer arrested in Geneva after blackmail complaint

Swiss authorities have detained the British founder of a Geneva arbitration boutique as they investigate claims that he tried to blackmail one of his former clients by going public with false allegations that they were involved in financing terrorism.



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