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Rwandan state entity takes investor to ICSID

In a rare example of an ICSID arbitration commenced against an investor, a Rwandan state-owned entity has brought a claim against the operator of a one-of-a-kind power plant on one of Africa’s Great Lakes.

LCIA to hear dispute over Indian gas block

Embattled Canadian energy company Niko Resources has launched an LCIA claim after its partners Reliance Industries and BP asked it to withdraw from an Indian offshore gas block for defaulting on a cash call.

ICSID compiles responses to proposed rule changes

ICSID has published a compendium of public comments on its proposed amendments to the centre’s rules.

Saudi centre looks to ICDR for new chief of ADR

The Saudi Center for Commercial Arbitration has appointed a former assistant vice president of the International Centre for Dispute Resolution, Christian Alberti, as its new chief of ADR, responsible for overseeing case management.

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    Photos from GAR Live Dubai 2018 are now available.

  • EU countries to cancel BITs post-Achmea

    UPDATED. Member states of the European Union have agreed to terminate their intra-EU bilateral investment treaties to comply with the Achmea judgment – while a majority of them have also agreed to take steps to prevent intra-EU investor-state arbitrations being filed under the Energy Charter Treaty.

  • UK and Fujitsu reach agreement in dispute over NHS system

    Amid Brexit turmoil, the UK government has reportedly found time to negotiate the settlement of a £700 million dispute with Japan’s Fujitsu over a cancelled contract to upgrade an IT system for the National Health Service, after it led to questions in parliament about the use of arbitration to resolve disputes affecting the country’s taxpayers.

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UAE investor in Libya brings claim under Islamic treaty

A UAE investor in a joint venture that operated Libya’s largest oil refinery has requested UNCITRAL arbitration against the state under the investment agreement of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation in the wake of related ICC proceedings.

Jay-Z highlights lack of diversity among arbitrators

UPDATED. World-renowned rapper Jay-Z has won a temporary stay of a US$200 million American Arbitration Association proceeding from a New York court after complaining that the institution does not have enough black arbitrators.

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The European Arbitration Review 2019

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