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An ICSID tribunal has ordered Spain to pay €34 million to Luxembourgish and French private equity investors in the latest award arising from the state’s reforms to its subsidy regime for renewable energy.
Papua New Guinea has become the 160th state to accede to the United Nations Convention on the Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Arbitral Awards, as work on new international arbitration legislation continues.
A Polish businessman at the centre of a recent political scandal is reportedly preparing a billion-euro treaty claim against his home state over actions taken by regulatory authorities against his banks.
A bank tied to a Portuguese businessman in the aviation sector is pursuing a claim against São Tomé and Príncipe at the Permanent Court of Arbitration over decisions by local courts that led to the closure of its business in the country.
George Vlavianos has left his role as head of arbitration at the Qatari partner firm of Canada’s Bennett Jones to join the partnership at Simmons & Simmons in Doha.
A former GE affiliate has asked a US court to restrain its former supplier from filing an arbitration in Hong Kong in competition to an arbitral proceeding already pending in the US state of Georgia.
LINK TO DECISION ADDED: An ICSID tribunal chaired by Sir Christopher Greenwood QC has upheld jurisdiction over a claim by a group of German banks against Spain, finding that EU law does not preclude arbitration of intra-EU investment disputes under the Energy Charter Treaty despite the views of most EU member states.
Shortly before Karl-Heinz Böckstiegel was handed the lifetime achievement award at the 2019 GAR Awards in Paris, Dutch arbitrator Albert Jan van den Berg took the stage to pay tribute to a friend and colleague he called a “truly remarkable man”.
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