Topic: Monetising claims and awards

Assignee of ICSID award seeks to collect from Argentina

A Delaware entity that acquired the rights to a US$320 million ICSID award against Argentina has applied to enforce it in the US in the wake of a dispute with the administrators of the original claimants.

25 August 2021

Assignee can’t enforce Moldovan gas award

A US appeals court has refused to allow the assignee of an arbitral debt worth more than US$32 million to renew a default enforcement judgment against Moldova issued over 20 years ago.

23 June 2021

Dentons wins seizure of client’s Congo award

A Delaware court has allowed Dentons to have a former client's US$250 million ICC award against the Democratic Republic of the Congo seized to recover unpaid legal fees.

30 August 2019

Burford sells interest in Argentina award

Burford Capital says it has made a gain of US$94 million by selling its interest in the proceeds of an ICSID award against Argentina – withdrawing from a dispute where its role as third-party funder led the state to complain of fraud.

13 March 2018

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