Region: Argentina

Burford lands big win in airlines case

An ICSID tribunal has ordered Argentina to pay more than US$320 million plus interest for nationalising two airlines more than a decade ago - with the claimants' third-party funder Burford Capital set to receive around US$140 million from the award.

24 July 2017

Argentina and Total settle

Argentina has issued bonds to satisfy another ICSID award arising from its early 2000s currency crisis, wrapping up a 13-year-long battle with French oil company Total.

19 July 2017

Argentine road deal paves way for ICSID settlement

Spanish infrastructure group Abertis has agreed the preliminaries of a deal with Argentina over a toll-road concession that could lead to the settlement of claims pending before an ICSID tribunal.

19 June 2017

EDF-Argentina dispute ends after 14 years

A 14-year-long ICSID claim against Argentina over an electricity concession in Buenos Aires is over after claimant EDF apparently lost an ICC arbitration over the right to keep its claim going.

03 April 2017

Dissenter fires parting shot in Argentine bond case

Argentina’s arbitrator in a high-profile sovereign debt dispute at ICSID has criticised his co-panellists for failing to produce a final award before the case settled last year – and they in turn have accused him of breaching the secrecy of their deliberations.

09 January 2017

Argentina fails to annul Saur award

An ICSID annulment committee has rejected Argentina’s request to annul a US$59 million award in favour of French water management company Saur International.

20 December 2016

Tribunal de Arbitraje General de la Bolsa de Comercio de Buenos Aires (BCBA)

Featured in Guide to Regional Arbitration (volume 6 - 2018)

02 November 2016

Centro de Mediación y Arbitraje Comercial de la Cámara Argentina de Comercio (CEMARC)

Featured in Guide to Regional Arbitration (volume 6 - 2018)

02 November 2016

Centro de Mediación y Arbitraje Comercial de la Cámara Argentina de Comercio (CEMARC)

Featured in Guide to Regional Arbitration (volume 5 - 2017)

02 November 2016

Argentina’s former director of disputes joins Uría Menéndez

Gabriel Bottini, who used to oversee investment disputes for the Argentine government, has joined Uría Menéndez as a partner in its Madrid office

30 September 2016

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