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Korean Kap-You (Kevin) Kim is leaving Bae Kim & Lee in Seoul after over three decades to set up a new firm with Swiss practitioner Wolfgang Peter.
A hefty award against California-based IT company Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) arising from an US$8.5 billion spin-off and merger has been unsealed in US enforcement proceedings, revealing the full cast list for the dispute.
A British Virgin Islands company that won a US$9.6 billion award against Nigeria over a failed gas-refining deal has been ordered to forfeit its local assets after two former employees pleaded guilty to fraud and tax evasion charges, in what the award creditor has called a “sham trial”.
Russia’s ministry of justice has disputed reports that an UNCITRAL tribunal has refused to reopen findings on jurisdiction and liability in a billion-dollar treaty claim over the seizure of a Ukrainian bank’s assets in Crimea – saying that the panel has in fact agreed to consider arguments that the claimant acquired its assets in the territory illegally.
A Canadian-listed mining company has won US$34 million in a Lima-seated arbitration against a Peruvian state-owned development bank over the financing of a gold project.
The Singapore High Court has upheld two SIAC awards in a telecoms dispute, finding that the arbitrator had remedied concerns about his failure to address wasted costs after the matter was remitted to him for a further ruling.
A US court has agreed to stay consideration of a Dutch energy company’s bid to enforce a €64.5 million Energy Charter Treaty award against Spain until the conclusion of ICSID annulment proceedings, saying it was reluctant to wade into a “conflict between decades-old treaties and newly minted EU case law.”
Ghana’s central bank has accused one of its officials of accepting bribes in relation to the awarding of a contract for a retail payments system, citing evidence that emerged in a US$478 million LCIA claim over the project’s termination.
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