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Live Nation has revived a deal to acquire a Mexican live entertainment business for over US$440 million, suspending an ICC arbitration in which it had sought to abort the purchase because of the covid-19 pandemic.
15 September 2021
A Swiss court has upheld an LCIA award against the majority shareholder of an Indian razor manufacturer, rejecting arguments that the arbitrators should have postponed a hearing in light of the covid-19 pandemic.
20 August 2021
Two French airport operators have made good on their threat to bring an ICSID claim against Chile after their concession for Santiago’s international airport was disrupted by the state’s response to the coronavirus pandemic.
16 August 2021
An UNCITRAL tribunal has terminated an Indian construction company’s US$110 million treaty claim against Libya for a failure to pay required advances, despite a plea from the investor that coronavirus conditions in its home country warranted granting an extension.
02 August 2021
UPDATED: The Commercial Court in London has refused to allow Ghana to bring a belated challenge to an UNCITRAL award worth over US$134 million in favour of a power contractor, ruling that national elections and covid-19 did not make the state's delay reasonable.
11 June 2021
UPDATED. The pandemic has accelerated changes that were already starting to take place in international arbitration, according to the latest survey of the field by the School of International Arbitration of Queen Mary University of London and White & Case, the results of which were unveiled today.
06 May 2021
It has been a year since the launch of "Mute Off Thursdays", a weekly virtual forum that has enabled women in arbitration to stay connected and build know-how during the pandemic.
19 April 2021
A Dutch appeal court has refused to allow French-Italian eyewear maker EssilorLuxottica to obtain discovery in a dispute over a €5.5 billion takeover disrupted by the covid-19 pandemic.
08 April 2021
Cybersecurity risks in international arbitration have increased due to the pandemic, when working remotely from home has become the new normal, heard delegates at the latest Hong Kong Arbitration Week.
25 March 2021
An ICCA taskforce investigating the right to a physical hearing in international arbitration has found there is no express right to in-person hearings in the latest 22 countries it examined.
09 February 2021
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