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The operator of a major Ecuadorean oil pipeline has filed for arbitration against the government in a dispute over tax measures.
Two years after the launch of the Equal Representation in Arbitration Pledge, delegates at GAR Live London considered whether the current focus on gender diversity in international arbitration needs to be accompanied by equal attention to ethnic and socioeconomic diversity for real change to be achieved.
GAR Live London was held at Allen & Overy’s city centre office on 10 May.
The latest conference of the Institute for Transnational Arbitration and the American Society of International Law in Washington, DC critically examined the lack of diversity and inclusion in international arbitration and explored potential solutions.
COUNSEL AND AWARD ADDED. Spain has been ordered to pay €64.5 million following another defeat in an Energy Charter Treaty arbitration arising from reforms to its renewable power sector, with the tribunal also ruling that that the recent judgment in Achmea does not apply to multilateral treaties like the ECT.
The Commercial Court in London has ruled that a subsidiary of Kazakhstan’s state-owned oil and gas company can continue its efforts to enforce a US$200 million award against assets held by a former director accused of dissipating assets – while other enforcement efforts continue around the world.
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.
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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