Region: Asia-Pacific

Chinese consortium brings claim over Cyprus LNG project

A Chinese consortium is pursuing a €200 million claim in a London arbitration against two Cypriot state-owned entities over a delayed project to construct a liquefied natural gas terminal.

21 February 2024

Fali Nariman dies at 95

The international arbitration community is mourning the death of leading Indian jurist and arbitrator Fali Nariman, who passed away this morning aged 95.

21 February 2024

Mangan leaves Dechert for new Asia-Pacific boutique

The exodus of international arbitration talent from Dechert has continued as partner Mark Mangan leaves to set up a new boutique in New Zealand and Singapore with two former colleagues.

19 February 2024

Malaysian court recognises ICSID award against Zimbabwe

A Malaysian court has recognised a US$200 million ICSID award against Zimbabwe, in what counsel are calling a first of its kind decision.

16 February 2024

Court clerk faces criminal probe in Sulu dispute

A Spanish court clerk is facing a criminal investigation over his role in communicating a decision to annul the appointment of an arbitrator who went on to issue a US$15 billion award against Malaysia.

15 February 2024

Oxy agrees to settle dispute with Ecuador oil block partner

Occidental Petroleum says it has reached a preliminary settlement with its Chinese former partner in an Ecuadorean oil block to settle a long-running fight over the proceeds of an ICSID award.

13 February 2024

Singapore group wins CIETAC dispute over carmaker

Israeli billionaire Idan Ofer’s Singapore investment company Kenon Holdings says it has won a US$250 million award in a CIETAC arbitration against a Chinese conglomerate over the sale of shares in a now-defunct car manufacturer.

13 February 2024

Dentons promotes in Singapore

Dentons Rodyk & Davidson has promoted Melissa Thng to equity partner in Singapore.

13 February 2024

Sanctioned Russian company wins Vietnamese power plant dispute

UPDATED. A sanctioned Russian engineering company has won more than US$500 million in a SIAC arbitration with Vietnam’s national oil and gas company, after defeating a much larger counterclaim.

12 February 2024

Billion-dollar dispute over Indian gas venture headed for arbitration

The Indian Supreme Court is set to send a billion-dollar dispute between India’s national oil company and a joint venture between ArcelorMittal and Japan’s Nippon Steel to arbitration.

09 February 2024

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