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Peter & Kim expands in Sydney and Geneva

Peter & Kim has hired sports and entertainment disputes practitioner Alexis Schoeb as a partner based in Sydney and Geneva.

25 January 2023

Details of South Sudan mobile dispute emerge

A sole arbitrator is hearing a Lebanese-owned mobile operator’s US$3.5 billion ICC claim against South Sudan, it has emerged – but reports suggesting the claimants have won a billion-dollar award have been disputed.

24 January 2023

Armenia defeats ICSID claim over transport corridor

An ICSID tribunal has rejected a US$326 million claim against Armenia over concessions to build road and rail links to transport commodities from Iran.

24 January 2023

New faces on ICSID roster

Sixteen member states have nominated 57 individuals to ICSID’s panels of arbitrators and conciliators over the past year, while several of this year’s new designations have also been revealed.

24 January 2023

Energy disputes and war in Ukraine

A virtual panel hosted by Squire Patton Boggs considered potential energy disputes arising from the war in Ukraine. Olha Martynevych and Kateryna Shokalo, Ukrainian lawyers in the firm’s New York office, report.

24 January 2023

Latvia warned of ICSID claim over 5G

A US private equity firm specialising in media and telecoms has warned Latvia of a potential ICSID claim, alleging a local regulator is impeding its investment in the mobile 5G market.

23 January 2023

Hearing concludes in Congo lithium dispute

A merits hearing has taken place in an ICC dispute over a Congolese lithium mining project, after the state-owned respondent apparently heeded the advice of its external counsel not to seek a last-minute postponement.

23 January 2023

Stewarts practice head to join Twenty Essex

Philippa Charles, head of international arbitration at Stewarts, is joining Twenty Essex as a full-time arbitrator.

23 January 2023

Ex-Naftogaz chief accused of embezzlement over arbitration bonus

Ukrainian authorities have accused the former CEO of Naftogaz Andriy Kobolev of illegally paying himself a US$10 million bonus after the company obtained a positive result in a natural gas arbitration.

20 January 2023

BonelliErede promotes in Milan

BonelliErede has promoted Giovanni Minuto to partner in its international arbitration group in Milan.

20 January 2023

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