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DLA Piper hires duo from King & Spalding

James Berger and Charlene Sun and have left King & Spalding to join DLA Piper’s international arbitration practice as partners in New York.

13 October 2021

Pre-enforcement relief denied in Indian airline dispute

The Delhi High Court has refused to grant interim relief ahead of the enforcement of an LCIA award in a dispute between the founders of India’s largest airline – shedding light on the outcome of the arbitration.

13 October 2021

Canada invokes treaty with US in pipeline dispute

Canada may pursue arbitration against the United States under a 1977 treaty in response to Michigan’s efforts to shut down a controversial pipeline because of environmental concerns.

13 October 2021

Kyrgyzstan trounces telecoms claim

Kyrgyzstan says it has defeated a claim worth nearly US$300 million over the alleged expropriation of a mobile operator, with a tribunal finding the investment was tainted by corruption.

12 October 2021

Montenegro faces claim over island resort

A Greek-owned company is reportedly bringing a €100 million LCIA claim against Montenegro over a luxury island resort after a dispute over beach access led to public unrest and the closure of facilities.

12 October 2021

Malaysian state-owned entity takes Sudan to ICSID

Malaysia’s national oil and gas company Petronas has launched an ICSID claim against Sudan after a complex it operates in Khartoum was confiscated following allegations the land rights were illegally obtained.

12 October 2021

ICSID panel decouples Bangladeshi gas disputes

An ICSID tribunal has issued a final award requiring a Bangladeshi state entity to pay Canada’s Niko Resources US$43 million for gas deliveries, decoupling the case from a parallel arbitration it has been hearing for the past decade.

12 October 2021

Uzbekistan's offering on show at first arbitration week

The first Uzbek Arbitration Week enabled Uzbekistan to showcase its updated arbitration offering, including a new law based on the UNCITRAL Model Law and new rules and rosters at the Tashkent International Arbitration Centre, and highlight its advantages as a seat for CIS-related disputes.

12 October 2021

Congo accuses Derains of corruption

The Republic of the Congo has filed a criminal complaint alleging that a billion-euro ICC award against the state was obtained through corruption on the part of Yves Derains – allegations the leading French arbitrator has dismissed as “pure inventions”.

11 October 2021

Russia challenges latest Yukos award

Russia has applied to set aside a multibillion-dollar award rendered in one of the second wave of Energy Charter Treaty cases relating to the collapse of Yukos.

11 October 2021

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