29 January 2018
In a rare example of a committal order being issued in support of arbitration, an English court has held a Mongolian state-owned mining company in contempt of court for breaching an order in proceedings to enforce two LCIA awards.
24 January 2018
A Dutch court has lifted an attachment order that led to the freezing of more than US$22 billion in assets owned by a Kazakhstan sovereign fund – after finding that the arbitral creditor that won the order concealed information from the court.
24 January 2018
A US family of property investors has failed to convince a US court to set aside an interim award declining jurisdiction over part of their DR-CAFTA claim against Costa Rica, after the judge said it did not represent the tribunal’s final ruling in the now-abandoned case.
19 January 2018
The European Commission has told Spain that arbitral awards compensating investors over reforms to the state’s renewable energy subsidy regime cannot be paid without EU approval.
18 January 2018
A Russian company has secured the rare set aside of an ICC award in France on public policy grounds, in a dispute with Ukrainian companies over the transfer of shares in a gold mining company in Laos.
17 January 2018
The world’s largest steel company ArcelorMittal has asked a US court to enforce a US$1.4 billion ICC award against Indian conglomerate Essar arising from a Minneapolis-seated arbitration.
09 January 2018
A Dutch court has refused to lift an attachment on US$5.2 billion in assets held by a Kazakhstan sovereign wealth fund – as the state fights to unblock a further US$22.6 billion frozen as a result of enforcement efforts by an arbitral creditor.
05 January 2018
With an LCIA award worth US$820 million against him still unsatisfied, a Cyprus court has frozen the worldwide assets of Ukraine's richest oligarch Rinat Akhmetov – including an apartment in one of London's most expensive developments overlooking Hyde Park.
04 January 2018
A Delaware appeal court has ruled that a US subsidiary of Venezuela’s national oil and gas company PDVSA did not commit a “fraudulent transfer” when it moved US$2.8 billion of assets out of the United States in an alleged bid to evade the country’s ICSID creditors.
12 December 2017
The former majority shareholders in Yukos have again failed to convince a US court to compel discovery from Baker Botts that would supposedly support allegations that the firm helped a Russian state-owned oil company manipulate the rulings of Armenian judges in Yukos-related proceedings.