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Ecuador off the hook over fishing taxes

An UNCITRAL tribunal has dismissed a US$50 million treaty claim filed by a Spanish tuna fishing company against Ecuador over the imposition of taxes in a free trade zone.

Spain hit with another renewables award

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 accedes to New York Convention

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.

Poland faces billion-euro banking claim

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.

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Greenwood panel rejects intra-EU objection

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.

FILM: Van den Berg pays tribute to Böckstiegel at GAR Awards

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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