15 December 2017
UPDATED Japanese technology maker Toshiba has settled a trio of ICC arbitrations with joint venture partner Western Digital and will proceed with the US$18 billion sale of its flash memory unit to a consortium led by Bain Capital.
08 December 2017
The High Court in London has rejected an attempt by a British Virgin Islands company to set aside three LCIA awards which ordered it to hand over its ownership of a Ukrainian shopping centre.
07 December 2017
An LCIA tribunal has ordered a company linked to one of Ukraine’s richest oligarchs to pay US$760 million still owed from its purchase of the state telecoms company, Ukrtelecom.
05 December 2017
A shipping company attempting to enforce a US$120 million SIAC award has secured an interim order from an Indian court preventing the transport of petroleum products from India to Mauritius, despite protests that a lack of available petrol is damaging the Indian Ocean state.
28 November 2017
The Supreme Court of the Netherlands has refused to enforce an arbitral award in favour of Russian metals billionaire Nikolay Maximov that has been set aside in Russia – but confirmed the power of the Dutch courts to do so in limited circumstances.
27 November 2017
UK-based WPP, the world’s largest advertising agency, has reached a deal with US private equity firm Bain Capital that could lead to the withdrawal of an arbitration the agency filed in Tokyo against its Japanese business partner.
24 November 2017
Slovakian police have frozen the bank account of a local attorney as they investigate a state entity’s decision to promise him a €77 million success fee to appear in a case at the Vienna International Arbitration Centre.
22 November 2017
The upper house of Argentina’s parliament has passed a bill adopting the UNCITRAL Model Law as part of a major overhaul of the country's arbitration legislation ahead of the IBA Arbitration Day in Buenos Aires next year.
21 November 2017
Peru has instructed a team from Sidley Austin as a dispute with a construction consortium over a cancelled US$525 million contract to build an airport looks likely to be submitted to ICSID arbitration.
21 November 2017
The High Court in Delhi has refused to issue an injunction to halt an over US$100 million SIAC arbitration over the development of a power plant, while finding that tribunals may pierce the corporate veil on grounds other than fraud.