Region: Argentina

Argentina faces ICC claims over highway concessions

The companies that operate the two largest highways connecting to Buenos Aires have launched ICC arbitration in response to the Argentine government’s move to annul the concessions.

26 October 2022

Hanefeld survives challenge over ties to expert

A Spanish electricity company has failed to disqualify German arbitrator Inka Hanefeld from chairing an ICSID claim against Argentina over her failure to disclose having sat on another panel with the state’s expert.

12 September 2022

Another solar investor brings claim against Argentine grid manager

A subsidiary of a Spanish-British renewables producer has launched the latest in a series of UNCITRAL claims against Argentina’s electricity market manager at the Permanent Court of Arbitration, as another such case is discontinued.

24 June 2022

Argentina fails in challenge to ICSID panel

Argentina has failed in a bid to disqualify the entire tribunal hearing a two-decade-old ICSID claim brought by US energy company AES Corporation.

08 April 2022

Argentina challenges Austrian casino group’s award

Argentina has challenged a US$36 million ICSID award in favour of an Austrian casino group that had its gaming licence revoked because of money laundering concerns, arguing the tribunal improperly acted as an appellate body.

11 March 2022

Argentina liable over revoked gaming licence

A divided ICSID tribunal has ordered Argentina to pay US$22 million to an Austrian casino group over the revocation of a gaming licence, with a dissenting arbitrator saying the measure was a legitimate response to the investor’s failure to observe rules aimed at preventing money laundering.

08 November 2021

Webuild takes decade-old Argentina award to US court

Webuild, the Italian construction group formerly known as Salini Impregilo, has applied to a US court to enforce a US$21.3 million ICSID award that it won against Argentina a decade ago over a terminated water concession.

29 September 2021

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

Baker McKenzie promotes four

Baker McKenzie has promoted Judith Mulholland in London, Santiago Maqueda in Buenos Aires and Pumma Doungrutana in Bangkok to the partnership, while naming partner Erik Forsin as head of the Sweden dispute resolution group.

12 July 2021

Argentine grid manager facing third claim

A third renewables investor is bringing an UNCITRAL claim against Argentina’s electricity market manager at the Permanent Court of Arbitration.

17 November 2020

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