Premium article - 24 November 2015
UPDATED: A US court has confirmed a US$746 million ICSID award against Venezuela, holding that the state waived its right to use arguments that its counsel had only raised “obliquely” in the arbitration hearings.
Premium article - 06 October 2015
The judge behind many of Hong Kong’s recent arbitration rulings has set out 10 guiding principles for the enforcement of arbitral awards in the special administrative region.
Premium article - 02 September 2015
An appeal court in Sydney has affirmed that a UAE award against an Australian designer of airport facilities can be partly enforced, even though a portion of the award breached natural justice.
Premium article - 14 August 2015
A US court has granted summary judgment enforcing a 15-year-old ICC award against the Republic of the Congo, while refusing to recognise a Congolese court’s liquidation order against the award creditor.
Premium article - 03 August 2015
Morocco has asked a US court to refuse enforcement of an ICC award in favour of Italian construction group Salini that was only partially confirmed by the north African state’s own courts.
Premium article - 01 July 2015
A group of energy companies pursuing three treaty claims against Ukraine has enforced an emergency arbitration award in the courts of Kiev to prevent the state from increasing royalties on gas production.
Premium article - 22 May 2015
A judge in Washington, DC, has refused to allow the expedited recognition of a US$250 million ICSID award against Romania – a decision that highlights the lack of uniformity in US court procedure for enforcing such awards.
Premium article - 30 April 2015
A Russian court has set aside a US$118 million award obtained by Canadian mining company Stans Energy against Kyrgyzstan – but the state still faces enforcement proceedings in Ontario.
Premium article - 24 April 2015
Spain and France have failed in a second attempt to overturn two awards in favour of the insurer of an oil tanker involved in a decade-old environmental disaster.
Premium article - 22 April 2015
King & Wood Mallesons has won a tender to represent Kyrgyzstan in its investment arbitration cases, with Jones Day winning the brief for the state’s commercial arbitration matters.