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An Australian biotechnology company has lost a US$300 million SIAC claim over the development of a medicine designed to treat skin and bloodstream infections.
The Asian International Arbitration Centre in Kuala Lumpur has said it is cooperating with the Malaysian authorities to disprove “spurious and erroneous” allegations that the centre’s director, Sundra Rajoo, used funds granted to the centre by the government to obtain favours from ministers – including the extension of his employment contract.
Lawyers from Norton Rose Fulbright – including partner Mark Baker – argue that there is a role for arbitration as a forum for resolution of climate-related disputes and a key mechanism for the enforcement of environmental law and policy.
Gary Born has developed his famous “Winter is coming” message inspired by the hit Game of Thrones TV series in the latest Freshfields lecture – arguing that those who attack international arbitration attack cross-border trade and commerce and the rule of law in international life.
In the wake of a judgment of the Russian Supreme Court holding a standard ICC arbitration clause to be unenforceable under Russian law, the ICC International Court of Arbitration has sought clarification of the reasoning behind the unexpected decision.
A Dutch court has ordered further briefing on an application to enforce a US$530 million Energy Charter Treaty award against Kazakhstan so that the state can present more evidence to support its claim that the award was obtained fraudulently.
An eminent tribunal hearing an intra-EU bilateral investment treaty claim against Hungary has ruled that the Achmea judgment does not apply to ICSID arbitration, after denying the European Commission the chance to make submissions on its effects.
Brazil’s state-run oil and gas company Petrobras has urged a US court not to enforce a US$622 million award arising from a contract allegedly procured through bribery of public officials – but the Cayman entity that won the award says no “redo” of the arbitration is allowed.
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