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Alexis Mourre has been reappointed as president of the ICC International Court of Arbitration for a second term and will be assisted by a renewed, gender-equal court including 88 women and 88 men.
A Turkish energy company has asked a court in Washington, DC, to enforce a US$845.89 million award – one of the largest in ICSID’s history – against Pakistan over the state’s detention of power generation vessels used to supply electricity to the port city of Karachi during a power crisis.
A beef-producing British family business has filed a petition in Washington, DC, to enforce a US$98 million ICSID award against Venezuela over the expropriation of its cattle farms, after the state’s repeated failure to pay costs advances for an ongoing annulment proceeding resulted in a stay of enforcement being lifted.
Oman has asked a court in the US state of Massachusetts to enforce an ICSID costs award against a UAE-born and US-based businessman who is the brother of leading arbitration lawyer Essam Al Tamimi.
A Florida court has upheld an ICC award in favour of the Panama Canal Authority in one of a series of disputes with an engineering consortium over the costs of a project for the waterway’s expansion.
In the past few weeks, ICSID has appointed familiar faces to tribunals hearing new claims against Bulgaria, Hungary, Spain, Mexico and Ivory Coast – while other panels have been reconstituted following resignations and a disqualification.
Chevron is being chased for nearly US$18 billion in the US pursuant to what the energy company alleges is a sham award issued by a unlicensed Cairo body purporting to be an arbitration centre as part of a criminal enterprise.
Swiss authorities have detained the British founder of a Geneva arbitration boutique as they investigate claims that he tried to blackmail one of his former clients by going public with false allegations that they were involved in financing terrorism.
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