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Leading French arbitrator Yves Derains has told GAR he welcomes the news that French authorities have opened a judicial investigation after the Republic of the Congo accused him of corruption in connection with a billion-euro ICC award.
30 August 2022
A mining group founded by Israeli businessman Beny Steinmetz that saw its US$5 billion ICSID claim against Guinea thrown out because of “overwhelming evidence” of corruption has applied to annul the award.
25 August 2022
The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation has settled long-running disputes with several international oil companies that led to hefty awards against the state-owned entity.
23 August 2022
An Indian engineering company has asked a Paris court to enforce a US$32 million award against a Rwandan state-owned entity over a power transmission project, as related civil and criminal proceedings play out in Kigali.
19 August 2022
A US court has refused to enforce an expert determination worth US$165 million against the University of Ghana while ducking the question of whether it qualifies as a foreign arbitration award.
17 August 2022
A German court has ruled that an Austrian construction company can partially enforce an €84 million investment treaty award against Libya, rejecting arguments it violated public order.
16 August 2022
A Rwandan state entity has lost a US$80 million UNCITRAL claim against the UK-owned operator of a first-of-its-kind power plant on one of Africa’s Great Lakes.
10 August 2022
Ghana’s opposition party has raised concerns that the country could be saddled with a multibillion-dollar arbitral debt thanks to government directives requiring Italy’s Eni and its Swiss partner to merge their oilfield with that of a rival operator.
09 August 2022
Rukia Baruti, a long-time promoter of diversity in arbitration and the secretary general of the African Arbitration Association, has joined the board of Burford Capital.
09 August 2022
A pair of Austrian and Swiss engineering companies are bringing an investment treaty claim against Jordan at the Permanent Court of Arbitration, it has emerged.
05 August 2022
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