Work Area: Investor-state arbitration

Cairn pursues Air India over treaty award

Scotland’s Cairn Energy is targeting the assets of India's national airline as it seeks to enforce a US$1.3 billion investment treaty award.

17 May 2021

Germany faces more blowback from wind investors

A Dublin-based renewable energy company has become the second investor to launch an ICSID claim against Germany over legislative changes that disrupted plans to develop wind projects in the North Sea.

17 May 2021

British Virgin Islands defeats airline claim

The British Virgin Islands has defeated an ICDR claim worth more than US$10 million brought by two airline companies over a failed project to establish direct flights between Tortola and Miami – while vowing to pursue related litigation in its own courts.

17 May 2021

Singapore appeal court blocks cross-disclosure in BIT cases

The Singapore Court of Appeal has refused to allow India to cross-disclose documents between two BIT cases over multibillion-dollar tax demands – declining to rule on the common law position on confidentiality in investment treaty cases.

14 May 2021

WATCH: GAR Connect Moscow Workshop

A full recording of our GAR Connect Moscow Workshop can be found here.

14 May 2021

US oil and gas investors bring claim against Mexico

A group of US oil and gas investors have filed an ICSID claim against Mexico over their investments in the country’s upstream hydrocarbons sector.

13 May 2021

Who is sitting at ICSID?

Nineteen new panels have been formed at ICSID in the past six weeks, including first-time appointments for Elisabeth Eljuri, Sylvia Tonova, Andrea Bjorklund and Penelope Ridings.

13 May 2021

Libya opposes US enforcement of treaty award

Libya has instructed counsel for a bid to overturn a New York state court’s decision to enforce a €20 million investment treaty award won by a Cypriot investor in a dairy and juice factory.

13 May 2021

Wind park investor seeks to revive Dominican lost profits claim

A Spanish renewable energy company has applied to a Miami court to revive a nearly US$288 million ICC claim against the Dominican Republic for lost profits from a wind park that was never built.

12 May 2021

Canadian miner threatens another claim against Kyrgyzstan

Two years after settling an investment dispute over a Kyrgyz open-pit mine, Canada’s Centerra Gold has threatened to bring a new arbitration against the Central Asian state in response to new legislation, tax demands and criminal and civil proceedings targeting the project.

12 May 2021

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