Region: Azerbaijan

Armenia gets ICJ measures against Azerbaijan

The International Court of Justice has issued further provisional measures in a pair of cases between Armenia and Azerbaijan arising from the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict.

23 February 2023

Azerbaijan launches landmark biodiversity case against Armenia

Azerbaijan has started the first known inter-state arbitration under the Bern Convention on the Conservation of European Wildlife and Natural Habitats, accusing Armenia of destroying the environment and biodiversity during nearly 30 years of "illegal occupation" of its territories.

19 January 2023

Iranian pursues treaty claim against Azerbaijan

An Iranian businessman’s investment treaty claim against Azerbaijan has got underway at the Permanent Court of Arbitration in The Hague.

05 January 2023

Azerbaijan threatened with ECT claim after armed conflict

Armenian hydropower investors have notified Azerbaijan of a potential Energy Charter Treaty claim worth hundreds of millions of dollars, described as the first known investor-state dispute arising out of the Second Nagorno-Karabakh War of 2020.

06 December 2022

Armenia defeats ICSID claim over real estate venture

An ICSID tribunal has thrown out a claim against Armenia over a real estate venture after finding that one of the claimants had dual Armenian-US nationality and that his company had not made a valid investment.

16 December 2021

Third win for Azerbaijan’s state oil company

Azerbaijan’s national oil company has won damages in a third arbitration against a Turkish shipping group and its founder, bringing its total compensation in the cases to over US$240 million – after again defeating allegations that the parties had verbally agreed to form a joint venture.

05 February 2021

Azerbaijani state entity wins more damages in billion-dollar dispute

Azerbaijan’s national oil company has won a second damages award against a Turkish shipping group and its imprisoned founder – while a third award is expected imminently in the billion-dollar dispute that has spawned a trio of arbitrations.

28 January 2021

Azerbaijani state entity prevails in billion-dollar case

An LCIA tribunal has reportedly awarded damages to Azerbaijan’s national oil company in a billion-dollar dispute with a Turkish shipping group, whose founder has accused the state entity of providing false testimony that led to his imprisonment.

09 November 2020

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