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Indian budget airline seeks to enforce emergency awards

An Indian low-cost airline has asked a Delaware court for the expedited confirmation of two emergency SIAC awards ordering a US manufacturer to supply spare engines, saying that without them it has been forced to file for bankruptcy.

03 May 2023

Swiss arbitrator goes solo

Pierre-Yves Tschanz, who was a partner at the recently disbanded Swiss firm Tavernier Tschanz, has established an independent arbitrator practice in Geneva.

02 May 2023

Repsol settles multibillion fraud dispute with Sinopec

Repsol says it has agreed a deal with China’s Sinopec to settle a long-running SIAC arbitration worth US$5.5 billion over the sale of a North Sea oil and gas venture – following partial awards in which the Spanish company was found liable for fraud.

02 May 2023

US sanctions agency gives nod to Venezuelan asset sale

The US government agency that administers economic sanctions has indicated it does not oppose the court-supervised auction of an interest in a US refinery business owned by Venezuela’s national oil and gas company PDVSA to pay the state’s creditors.

02 May 2023

Morgan Lewis team launches Frankfurt boutique

Sabine Konrad and two other lawyers have left Morgan Lewis & Bockius to set up their own boutique in Frankfurt.

02 May 2023

Australian judge joins chambers in London and Sydney

James Allsop AC has stepped down as Chief Justice of the Federal Court of Australia to join Atkin Chambers in London and Sydney Arbitration Chambers.

02 May 2023

New rules empower SCCA court

The Saudi Center for Commercial Arbitration has unveiled a new, revised set of rules which, among other things, empower its new court chaired by Jan Paulsson.

02 May 2023

Greek court enforces against Iranian state entity

The UAE’s Crescent Petroleum has obtained a ruling from a court in Greece enforcing its US$2.4 billion award against the National Iranian Oil Company.

28 April 2023

Chinese solar investor brings ECT claim against Italy

A Chinese solar panel producer is the latest renewables investor to bring an ICSID claim against Italy under the Energy Charter Treaty.

28 April 2023

Cuatrecasas promotes in Madrid

Cuatrecasas has promoted Lucía Montes Saralegui, who specialises in construction and infrastructure disputes, to the partnership in Madrid.

28 April 2023

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