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Polish utility brings fresh claim against Gazprom

Polish state gas company PGNiG says it has launched a fresh arbitration against Gazprom concerning interest on overpayments for gas supplied over a six-year period.

19 May 2022

The Belokon ruling: reflections on the French approach to public policy

Flore Poloni, Thibaud Roujou de Boubée and Kimberley Bazelais of Signature Litigation in Paris explain why the French Court of Cassation’s recent decision to affirm the annulment of an investment treaty award because of signs of money laundering is less than satisfactory.

19 May 2022

Gazprom faces first arbitration over roubles demand

Finland’s state-owned gas company has said it is bringing an arbitration against Gazprom’s export arm – the first reported case arising from Russia’s demand that gas supplies be paid for in roubles.

18 May 2022

Ghana may face treaty claim after state bank thwarts arbitration

An English court has ruled that an arbitrator has no jurisdiction to hear an Indian commodities group’s US$300 million claim against a Ghanaian state-owned bank – but could the dispute turn into an investment treaty claim?

18 May 2022

Cement investor brings claim against Dominican Republic

A US company has brought an ICSID claim said to be worth US$88 million against the Dominican Republic over a cement production enterprise.

18 May 2022

Pinsolle takes over French committee

The French Arbitration Committee, or CFA, has elected Philippe Pinsolle as its new president – the first to be based outside France.

18 May 2022

Teynier Pic adds counsel in Paris

Yann Dehaudt-Delville, who formerly worked at Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, Dechert and Le 16 Law, has joined Teynier Pic as counsel in Paris.

18 May 2022

International arbitration charity ball – in pictures

Photographs of the International Arbitration Charity Ball, which raised a record-breaking £553,263 for Save the Children last week, are now available.

18 May 2022

Iranian gas award surfaces in US court

The UAE’s Crescent Petroleum has asked a US court to enforce a US$2.4 billion award against Iran’s national oil company, shedding light on a fraught 13-year arbitration that saw three arbitrators resign and a tribunal chair disqualified.

17 May 2022

Property developer brings Romania to ICSID

A Netherlands-based property developer has brought a €262 million ICSID claim against Romania over a project to develop a commercial and residential area in Bucharest.

17 May 2022

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