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Carlsberg wins South Asian joint venture dispute

A SIAC tribunal chaired by Jan Paulsson has ruled in favour of Carlsberg in a US$1.5 billion dispute relating to its businesses in Nepal and India, giving the Danish brewer the right to buy its partner out of a joint venture.

18 August 2022

German wind investor takes Spain award to US court

German conglomerate BayWa has asked a US court to enforce €22 million Energy Charter Treaty award against Spain compensating it for measures affecting its wind power investments.

18 August 2022

Hong Kong award surfaces in tech investment dispute

A Chinese asset management group has asked a US court to enforce a US$145 million HKIAC award against the co-founder of a mobile internet services company in which it invested.

17 August 2022

Ghana university beats bid to enforce expert decision

A US court has refused to enforce an expert determination worth US$165 million against the University of Ghana while ducking the question of whether it qualifies as a foreign arbitration award.

17 August 2022

German court allows enforcement against Libya

A German court has ruled that an Austrian construction company can partially enforce an €84 million investment treaty award against Libya, rejecting arguments it violated public order.

16 August 2022

Claim against Slovenia over fracking ban gets underway

A UK oil and gas company has filed a long-trailed ICSID claim against Slovenia worth more than €500 million after the state imposed a blanket ban on hydraulic fracturing to produce natural gas.

16 August 2022

Vancouver arbitration centre introduces new rules

The Vancouver International Arbitration Centre has adopted new rules for commercial disputes, including provisions on expedited procedures and emergency relief.

16 August 2022

Russian claimant holed up in embassy loses case against Kuwait

A businesswoman who took refuge in the Russian embassy in Kuwait after being convicted of money laundering and embezzlement has lost an investment treaty claim against the Gulf state relating to her treatment.

15 August 2022

ICDR arbitrator decides multibillion life sciences dispute

A sole arbitrator at the ICDR has ruled in favour of Daiichi Sankyo in a dispute potentially worth billions of dollars over rights to technology the Japanese drugmaker is using in cancer medicines.

15 August 2022

Centerra settles Kyrgyz gold mine dispute

Canadian miner Centerra Gold has completed a transaction with Kyrgyzstan to resolve their dispute over the seizure of one of the largest gold mines in central Asia – despite a last-minute effort by Burford Capital and others to halt the settlement.

15 August 2022

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