21 September 2018
Ecuador’s attorney general has said the state will apply to annul an investment treaty award that held it liable for a denial of justice in a US$9.5 billion dispute with Chevron over environmental contamination in the Amazon – also stating that it will renegotiate its contracts with external counsel.
20 September 2018
A US court has rejected a request by the former majority shareholders in Yukos to obtain discovery from White & Case regarding work carried out for the oil company by the firm’s chairman Hugh Verrier in the 1990s – although they can try again after serving notice of their attempt.
14 September 2018
UPDATED: Link to award added. Three years after winning a US$672 million award in an ICC case against Indian government-owned satellite company Antrix over a terminated telecoms deal, Bangalore-based Devas Multimedia has applied to enforce the award in the US.
11 September 2018
Lawyers have downplayed the significance of a Belgian court judgment which held that a clause in FIFA’s statute providing for the mandatory resolution of disputes before the Court of Arbitration for Sport is incompatible with Belgian law – amid suggestions that the decision threatens the legitimacy and jurisdiction of CAS.
07 September 2018
A Chinese investment firm has applied to a California court to enforce a CIETAC award worth more than US$100 million against a beleaguered tech entrepreneur formerly described as “China’s Steve Jobs”.
04 September 2018
A Texas court has confirmed an American Arbitration Association interim order granting emergency relief to an Ireland and South Africa-based aviation group in a dispute over the leasing of helicopters used to support US military operations in Afghanistan.
28 August 2018
A Cayman offshore drilling company has been granted leave to attach Dutch assets owned by Brazilian state oil and gas company Petrobras in aid of efforts to enforce a US$622 million ICDR award, in a dispute that has given rise to corruption allegations.
23 August 2018
A New York court has granted the Czech Republic a temporary order preventing a provider of electronic aids for the blind from dissipating its assets, as the state looks to enforce the costs award in a treaty case.
07 August 2018
An English court is to weigh allegations that Russian oligarch Oleg Deripaska improperly instigated a third-party lawsuit to frustrate a US$100 million LCIA arbitration over a real estate project in Moscow.
30 July 2018
An affiliate of third-party funder Calunius Capital has applied to a US court to enforce a US$13 million investment treaty award against Uzbekistan – while the mining company that assigned the award tries to revive a billion-dollar claim.