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Spain ordered to pay German solar investor

An ICSID tribunal has ordered Spain to pay nearly €28 million to a German investor, nearly a year after finding that reforms to the country’s renewable energy subsidy regime frustrated the claimant’s legitimate expectations.

18 August 2021

Shell to shell out in Nigerian oil spill dispute

Royal Dutch Shell has agreed to pay US$112 million to Nigeria in compensation for oil spills in the Niger Delta over 50 years ago – as an ICSID case that reportedly relates to the same environmental liabilities remains pending.

18 August 2021

ArbitralWomen president goes solo in New York

ArbitralWomen president Dana MacGrath has left third-party funder Omni Bridgeway to become an independent arbitrator based in New York.

18 August 2021

Join us for GAR Live: Beijing

Readers are invited to join us for GAR Live: Beijing, which will address topics including arbitration in Asia and the dos and don’ts of cross examination.

18 August 2021

Finnish investor launches second claim against Egypt

A Finnish businessman has made good on his threat to file a US$500 million investment treaty claim against Egypt over alleged expropriatory behaviour committed by the state after it lost a prior treaty arbitration.

17 August 2021

Hong Kong court enforces against Chinese state entity

A Hong Kong court has enforced a Lebanese steel trader’s LCIA award against a Chinese state-owned entity that was found to have used “guerrilla tactics” in the arbitration after its parent company went bankrupt.

17 August 2021

Mega-award against Chevron blocked again in US

The heirs of a Saudi official have once again failed to enforce an US$18 billion award against Chevron in the United States, as their counsel face the prospect of court sanctions for allegedly relying on a “fabricated” news article.

17 August 2021

Second Essex Court silk heads for Brick Court

Salim Moollan QC has become the latest silk to leave Essex Court Chambers in the wake of China’s sanctioning of the set, announcing that he is to join Brick Court Chambers.

17 August 2021

Join us for GAR Connect: Singapore

Readers are invited to join us next week for GAR Connect: Singapore, which will address insolvency, hot topics in the energy sector and the use of arbitration by big tech and pharma companies. There will also be a fireside chat with SIAC court president Gary Born.

17 August 2021

Algerian cement projects lead to parallel claims

Panels are in place to hear an Egyptian investment company’s US$900 million treaty claim against Algeria over two cement projects and a related ICC dispute with a state entity.

16 August 2021

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