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Peru faces claim over telecoms networks

A US infrastructure services company has filed a new ICSID claim against Peru, two years after it lodged an ICC claim over a terminated project for rural telecommunications networks in the country.

05 January 2021

Russian court weighs into Yukos battle with treaty ruling

Russia’s Constitutional Court has held that the state is not bound by the consent to arbitrate contained in provisionally applicable treaties – a ruling that the government says bolsters its case for setting aside the US$57 billion Yukos awards.

05 January 2021

King & Spalding Middle East disputes head goes solo

Adrian Cole has retired from the partnership at King & Spalding, where he led the construction disputes team in the Middle East, to practise as an independent arbitrator – while two new partners have joined the firm in London.

05 January 2021

Arbitration in the time of corona: a look back at 2020

Withers international arbitration specialists Hussein Haeri, Camilla Gambarini and Ruzin Dagli look back at developments in the field in 2020, the year when the coronavirus pandemic transformed practice.

05 January 2021

Emergency arbitration recognised in India

The Delhi High Court has refused to restrain Amazon from trying to block a US$3.4 billion transaction in India’s retail sector, confirming that Indian law does not prohibit recourse to an emergency arbitrator.

04 January 2021

Miners line up Congo claims

An Australian mining company that threatened the Republic of the Congo with an ICC claim over an iron ore project says it will seek US$8.8 billion in damages after its permit was withdrawn by decree – while another miner operating in the country has threatened a further claim over similar measures.

04 January 2021

What you missed at ICSID

Before the holiday break, ICSID saw another solar award rendered against Spain, a stay lifted in another renewables case, a new €100 million claim against Albania and the settlement of a US$500 million claim against Uzbekistan.

04 January 2021

ICC Court opens in Abu Dhabi

The ICC International Court of Arbitration has opened its 5th case management office in the capital of the United Arab Emirates, Abu Dhabi, with operations set to commence in April.

04 January 2021

Named - the arbitrators who will oversee Brexit

UPDATED. With Brexit taking effect tonight, the panel of 25 arbitrators appointed to hear disputes arising from the EU-UK Withdrawal Agreement has been published.

31 December 2020

Cairn wins Indian tax dispute

A tribunal at the Permanent Court of Arbitration has ordered India to pay US$1.2 billion plus interest to the UK’s Cairn Energy over the country’s pursuit of a retroactive tax bill.

29 December 2020

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