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Peru defeats claim over TV network

Peru says it has defeated a US$627 million treaty claim filed by a media company behind one of the country’s most popular television networks that became embroiled in a corruption scandal.

13 January 2023

Chiomenti hires new practice head

Giacomo Rojas Elgueta, an arbitration academic and practitioner who has appeared as an expert for Italy in several investment arbitrations, has joined Italian firm Chiomenti as its new head of international arbitration.

13 January 2023

Paris court again annuls Komstroy award

The Paris Court of Appeal has for the second time annulled a US$49 million Energy Charter Treaty award in favour of Ukrainian energy company Komstroy against Moldova – upholding the European Court of Justice’s findings that an acquisition of debt did not constitute an investment.

12 January 2023

Construction group files ICSID claim against Peru

A Peruvian construction company has filed an ICSID claim against Peru over tariff payments and maintenance costs related to a toll road concession.

12 January 2023

McLachlan describes "hidden world"

Much of arbitration law sheds little light on "the hidden world of arbitration" – the actual conduct of proceedings from request to award – Campbell McLachlan has argued in a lecture in Washington, DC.

12 January 2023

Join us for GAR Live Mumbai

Readers are invited to join us next month for GAR Live Mumbai – which will feature sessions on whether Indian reforms are working, the potential introduction of summary applications in arbitration and the standards of arbitrator disclosure post-Halliburton.

12 January 2023

Belarusian arbitrator charged over support for Ukraine

Aliaksandr Danilevich, the Belarusian arbitration practitioner arrested for co-signing a petition denouncing Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, has been charged with supporting sanctions and extremism and faces up to 12 years in prison if convicted.

11 January 2023

Spanish insurer settles pulp mill dispute

Spanish insurance company Mapfre has paid US$215 million to settle an arbitration with a Chilean paper producer over a faulty boiler at a Brazilian pulp mill.

11 January 2023

Friends and colleagues pay tribute to Yeo

Close to 700 friends, colleagues and family members of the late Alvin Yeo SC, chairman and senior partner of WongPartnership, have gathered in Singapore to celebrate the life of the leading arbitration lawyer who died last year.

11 January 2023

Chinese company wins damages over Indian coal project

Chinese power company Shanghai Electric says it has been awarded US$146 million in damages in a SIAC dispute with India’s Reliance Infrastructure over outstanding payments for a coal-fired power plant project.

10 January 2023

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