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A Russian state-owned hydroelectric company’s US$37 million investment treaty claim against Kyrgyzstan is underway before a Hong Kong-seated tribunal, as the Central Asian state faces a separate enforcement action in the Russian courts.
Following an unsuccessful attempt at ICSID conciliation, a subsidiary of French environmental services group Veolia has filed for arbitration against Gabon over the government’s seizure of its assets following allegations it had caused severe pollution
The Australian Centre for International Commercial Arbitration (ACICA) has launched a new group for young practitioners that will work with similar organisations in the Australasian region.
A Latvian businessman has lodged an ICSID claim against Lithuania concerning deposits in a bank that was declared insolvent five years ago.
ICSID has registered two new claims against Turkmenistan brought by Turkish and German parties, the latest in a line of cases the state has faced from investors in the construction sector amid allegations of state interference in projects and termination of contracts without payment.
The Swiss Federal Supreme Court has rejected Russia’s challenge to a pair of investment treaty awards that upheld jurisdiction over claims by Ukrainian investors over property in Crimea – announcing its decision after a rare public deliberation.
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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