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Naftogaz turns to US courts in battle with Gazprom

Ukraine’s national oil and gas company Naftogaz has asked the US courts for help in obtaining information about Gazprom’s European assets in connection with its efforts to enforce a US$2.56 billion SCC award.

LCIA award enforced in Ukraine despite “collusion” claim

The Kiev Court of Appeal has ruled that an LCIA award against Ukraine’s Naftogaz should be enforced even though local anti-corruption and competition authorities believe the underlying contract was procured unlawfully.

Quinn Emanuel promotes Korea specialist

Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan has promoted a practitioner with expertise in South Korean disputes to partner in Hong Kong.

Arbitrators convicted in Qatar

Three prominent arbitrators have been criminally convicted by a court in Qatar and are being pursued for US$250 million in damages in connection with their role on a tribunal that issued an award against a relative of the Qatari royal family.

  • Venezuela fails to annul bottlemaker's award

    An ICSID committee has upheld a bottlemaking company's US$485 million award against Venezuela – rejecting arguments that arbitrator Alexis Mourre had a conflict of interests because of short-lived plans to do consulting work for Dechert.

  • Jay-Z drops bid to stay AAA case for lack of diversity

    US rapper and entrepreneur Jay-Z has withdrawn a request for a temporary stay of a US$200 million American Arbitration Association proceeding, saying the institution has agreed to work with him to address his concerns about lack of diversity among its arbitrators.

  • Swiss court upholds treaty award against India

    The Swiss Federal Supreme Court has rejected India’s challenge to an UNCITRAL award in favour of Deutsche Telekom – marking the second time it has publicly deliberated over an investment treaty case in as many months.

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Lawyers charged in Geneva over fake arbitration

Swiss authorities have charged Matthew Parish and two other Geneva-based lawyers with fabricating an arbitration as part of an effort to implicate senior Kuwaiti officials in a coup plot and corruption scandal.

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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Energy Arbitrations

Richard Power and Paul Baker

Clyde & Co LLP

Joint Venture Disputes

Daniel Greineder and Konstantin Christie

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