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The Swiss government has applied to a UN court in Hamburg for provisional measures in support of an arbitration against Nigeria to secure the release of a gas oil tanker and its crew that were seized by the west African state’s navy more than a year ago.
A subsidiary of Brazil’s Oi has settled parallel ICSID and ICC cases against Cape Verde after divesting its minority stake in the African archipelago state’s main telecoms services provider.
The Center for International Investment and Commercial Arbitration (CIICA) in Pakistan has formed a local steering committee and an international advisory board for its young arbitration group.
GAR Live Frankfurt 2018 saw two in-house counsel grill external counsel and arbitrators on their complaints about international arbitration, particularly in light of the competition it faces from international courts.
An English judge has temporarily stayed an attempt by Malaysian sovereign wealth fund 1MDB to challenge an allegedly fraudulent US$5.8 billion settlement of an LCIA dispute with an Abu Dhabi government-owned entity – ruling that a new arbitration should be allowed to proceed first.
A US court has enforced an ICSID award worth over US$400 million against Venezuela after finding it was bound to recognise lawyers acting for Juan Guaidó as the country’s legitimate representatives.
The High Court in London has refused to allow Kazakhstan a time extension to pursue a challenge to an award rendered nearly four years ago under an investment treaty signed by the former Soviet Union – holding that fresh evidence obtained by the state was not a “game-changer” that would justify reopening the jurisdictional issues in the case.
An LCIA award worth US$2 billion that made findings of corruption in a dispute over an iron-ore mining project in Guinea has become public after being submitted to the US courts for enforcement.
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