Premium article - 02 June 2011
Peter Prows, associate at Briscoe Ivester & Bazel LLP in San Francisco, reports on Mauritius’s pending arbitration against the UK over the Chagos archipelago under the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea.
Premium article - 27 April 2011
Member countries of DR-CAFTA have finally agreed on a roster of arbitrators to hear disputes between states - which observers say could make such claims a serious prospect for the first time.
Premium article - 21 August 2009
The tribunal hearing Eritrea and Ethiopia’s compensation claims against each other has awarded each side over US$160 million, extending a tradition of awarding the parties in such disputes far less than they seek.
Premium article - 22 July 2009
A Permanent Court of Arbitration tribunal in The Hague has affirmed Abyei’s existing northern and southern boundaries, but redrawn boundaries to the east and west, placing valuable oil resources firmly within Khartoum’s control.
Premium article - 16 June 2008
Power-sharing leaders in north and south Sudan want international arbitrators to solve a bitter dispute over the borders of a contested oil-rich zone, after fighting in the region sparked fears of a reignited civil war.
Premium article - 09 May 2008
Slovenia and Croatia have met to decide which international arbitration institute should decide a territorial dispute over the Gulf of Piran that has caused friction between the two nations for more than a decade.
Premium article - 08 February 2008
Peru has started proceedings at the International Court of Justice in The Hague over a maritime border dispute with Chile.
Premium article - 12 May 2006
A maritime boundary dispute boasting several stars of the arbitration universe has been resolved in the Hague.