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A mining magnate that saw his US$21 billion arbitral claim against Western Australia halted by emergency state legislation has brought a fresh challenge against the “draconian” measures, arguing they also effectively prevent him from bringing an investment treaty claim.
05 September 2022
A tribunal has begun hearing an Australian company’s claim against Greenland and the Kingdom of Denmark over a uranium mining ban affecting a US$3 billion project – a case financed by a subsidiary of Burford Capital.
29 July 2022
One of China’s largest mining groups has launched an ICC claim over the purchase of a stake in a major lithium project in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
13 May 2022
The High Court of Australia has granted Spain special leave to appeal the recognition of a €101 million ICSID award obtained by a Luxembourgish investor affected by its renewable energy reforms.
31 March 2022
An Australian agriculture exporter says it has won an award in a London arbitration against a Croatian state-owned development bank that guaranteed the construction of a livestock vessel.
08 February 2022
An English court has upheld a US$19 million ICC award relating to a Chinese mining project in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, rejecting arguments that the case should have been adjourned when a counsel took ill with covid-19 and that the tribunal erred by awarding the victor its third-party funding costs.
08 December 2021
Chevron and its partners in a massive Australian gas project have won an appeal preventing a Rio Tinto subsidiary from bringing a price review claim that was notified outside the window stipulated in the contract.
24 November 2021
An Australian mining company says it has defeated a bid by its joint venture partner to set aside a SIAC award over their US$463 million copper and gold project in the Philippines.
22 November 2021
An Australian mining magnate has lost his court challenge against emergency legislation that halted his US$21 billion arbitration against the state government of Western Australia – making the prospect of an investment treaty claim more likely.
18 October 2021
An Australian court has upheld Chevron’s bid to set aside an interim award in a US$290 million dispute over labour costs at a massive offshore gas project, ruling that the arbitrators erred by allowing a contractor to reopen issues of liability.
05 October 2021
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