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WilmerHale promotes in London and New York

WilmerHale promotes in London and New York

05 February 2019

WilmerHale has promoted five international arbitration practitioners to counsel in its London and New York offices.

Miculas suffer setback in Sweden

Miculas suffer setback in Sweden

04 February 2019

A Swedish court has ruled that the Micula brothers cannot enforce their €178 million ICSID award against Romania in light of a decision by the European Commission that payment of the award would violate EU law.

Enjoining treaty arbitrations under Indian law

Enjoining treaty arbitrations under Indian law

04 February 2019

Promod Nair and Shivani Singhal of Arista Chambers in Bangalore discuss “problematic” aspects of a recent decision by the Delhi High Court that refused to enjoin a bilateral investment treaty arbitration against India.

Discovery sought in aid of DIS claim

Discovery sought in aid of DIS claim

04 February 2019

A company owned by the city of Frankfurt has applied to a US court for discovery in support of a potential claim at the German Arbitration Institute, or DIS, arising from German energy company E.ON’s proposed €30 billion takeover of a domestic competitor.

Cybersecurity concerns highlighted in new survey

Cybersecurity concerns highlighted in new survey

04 February 2019

A new survey conducted by Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner shows that 90% of participants believe cybersecurity is an important issue in international arbitration, but there is less consensus on whose responsibility it is to confront the problem.

Indian court declines to halt treaty claim

Indian court declines to halt treaty claim

01 February 2019

The High Court of Delhi has refused to stay a US$1.4 billion treaty claim brought by a Mauritian telecoms investor against India over the cancellation of mobile 2G spectrum licences.

Arbitrators convicted in Egypt over “sham” award

Arbitrators convicted in Egypt over “sham” award

01 February 2019

UPDATED WITH DECISION: An Egyptian criminal court has convicted three arbitrators and two employees of an arbitral institution in Cairo in connection with the issuance of a US$18 billion award against Chevron – following a criminal complaint by the US oil company that the arbitration was a “sham”.

Border control company seeks to collect from Maldives

Border control company seeks to collect from Maldives

01 February 2019

An Australian company has asked a US court to confirm a US$20 million SIAC award against the Maldives relating to an immigration border control system that gave rise to allegations of corruption.

Another record-breaking year at ICSID

Another record-breaking year at ICSID

01 February 2019

ICSID’s latest caseload statistics show it has broken its record for new cases for the second year in a row, registering 56 in 2018.

Indian power plant dispute settles after asset freeze

Indian power plant dispute settles after asset freeze

31 January 2019

An Indian conglomerate has agreed to settle a US$100 million SIAC case over the construction of a power plant after the Korean-owned claimant obtained attachment orders from the courts of New York against its assets.