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An Italian-owned shipping company has threatened to launch arbitration proceedings against Montenegro after the state issued a tender for a second operator at one of its ports.
Spain has applied to annul an award ordering it to pay damages to a UK subsidiary of a private equity fund manager over changes to the country’s renewable energy subsidy regime – while two further awards issued over the reforms have been rectified.
Schellenberg Wittmer has promoted a practitioner who is representing Russia in several high-profile investment treaty disputes to counsel in Geneva.
Nigeria has launched a fresh challenge in UK courts against US$9.6 billion award won by a British Virgin Islands company arising from a failed gas deal, arguing the underlying contract was procured through fraud and corruption.
In the latest Freshfields lecture, French arbitrator Brigitte Stern has warned that the pendulum has swung back from international dispute resolution to state sovereignty – posing an existential threat to investor-state dispute settlement as we know it.
At the inaugural GAR Live Women in Arbitration, panellists discussed what steps women can take to secure lead counsel and arbitrator roles.
The Commercial Court in London has rejected an application by a Guernsey mining company founded by Israeli billionaire Beny Steinmetz to set aside a US$2 billion LCIA award that found an iron ore concession in Guinea was procured using bribes.
Two UK energy companies have transferred ownership of large parts of their operations to offshore holding companies ahead of national elections in which the Labour Party has pledged to nationalise electricity, gas and water networks.
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