24 February 2020
A tribunal at the Permanent Court of Arbitration has rejected the majority of Russia’s jurisdictional objections to a case brought by Ukraine over maritime rights around Crimea – but said it lacked authority to address claims implicating the sovereignty of the annexed territory.
23 January 2020
Greece’s state-owned gas company Depa says it has won a Stockholm-seated ICC arbitration filed against Turkish counterpart Botaş in the latest installment of a 10-year dispute over the price of gas supplied under a pipeline deal.
29 November 2019
A Swedish court has rejected a challenge by Gazprom to an SCC award favouring Ukrainian state entity Naftogaz in a multibillion-dollar gas dispute – with hearings scheduled for next year on challenges to two further awards.
11 November 2019
The International Court of Justice has ruled it can hear claims by Ukraine concerning Russia’s alleged support of terrorism in eastern Ukraine and mistreatment of non-Russian communities in Crimea.
Premium article - 23 October 2019
Mauritius and the Maldives have agreed to have a dispute over their maritime boundary in the Indian Ocean resolved by a special chamber of a UN court in Hamburg rather than by arbitration.
Premium article - 25 July 2019
An English court has ruled that a UK government-owned supplier of military vehicles is not liable to pay interest on a £128 million award in favour of Iran’s Ministry of Defence that has accrued while it has been subject to EU sanctions.
Premium article - 12 July 2019
A UN court in Hamburg has ruled that Switzerland must post a bond of US$14 million to secure the immediate release of an oil tanker and four of its crew detained by the Nigerian navy more than a year ago, until an arbitral tribunal decides whether their detention violated the law of the sea.
06 June 2019
Russia has applied to the Swiss courts to annul a pair of investment treaty awards in favour of Ukrainian investors who had their assets seized in Crimea – as the state announces it has reversed its policy of not participating in arbitrations arising from its annexation of the territory five years ago.
Premium article - 28 May 2019
A UN court has ordered Russia to release three Ukrainian naval vessels and 24 servicemen that were detained last year in waters adjacent to Crimea – as Ukraine pursues an arbitration over their seizure.
Premium article - 18 April 2019
Ukraine has initiated arbitration against Russia over its continued detention of three Ukrainian naval vessels and 24 servicemen following an incident last year in waters adjacent to Crimea – and has asked an international court for provisional measures to ensure their immediate return.