Topic: Moral damages

Turkish investor puts Yemen on notice over road project

A Turkish construction company has threatened Yemen with a US$660 million treaty claim over a road project it says was disrupted by the seizure of equipment and raids and intimidation by paramilitary units.

24 August 2022

Ecuador liable for moral damages in oilfield dispute

An UNCITRAL tribunal has ordered Ecuador to pay US$11 million to a Singaporean company in an oil field dispute, including moral damages for its “malicious” behaviour in a related criminal proceeding.

08 June 2022

Chinese investor takes Nigeria award to DC

A Chinese company has applied to a US court to enforce a US$70 million UNCITRAL award against Nigeria over a joint venture to develop a free trade zone near Lagos – thought to be the first investment treaty win by an investor from mainland China against an African state.

26 January 2022

Dutch national wins moral damages against Vietnam

An UNCITRAL tribunal has ordered Vietnam to pay US$45 million including moral damages and costs to one of its former nationals who was imprisoned and stripped of his assets two decades ago – with the investor reportedly having claimed around US$1.25 billion in the case.

15 April 2019

TREATY COLUMN: Jurisdiction over moral damages claims

21 May 2013

Moral Damages - A critique of Desert Line

01 April 2008

Moral damages award sparks debate

22 February 2008

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