Region: Cameroon

RSM settles fight over Cameroon gas field

US oil company RSM has agreed to settle an UNCITRAL arbitration with its UK partner in a Cameroonian gas project, as the parties await an award in a related ICC case in Texas.

29 September 2021

Don’t condescend to African arbitrators

In a keynote address at GAR Connect: Breaking In, the director of legislation at Cameroon’s ministry of justice, Gaston Kenfack Douajni, criticised the “condescension” with which African arbitrators are treated and the “superiority complex” of some Western practitioners when dealing with arbitral centres in Africa.

08 September 2021

Australian miner takes Cameroon to ICC

Australian miner Sundance Resources has filed an ICC claim against Cameroon over the reallocation of licences for a multi-billion-dollar iron ore project to Chinese investors – months after it lodged an arbitration against the Republic of the Congo over similar allegations.

02 June 2021

Congo threatened with US$27 billion claim over revoked mining licence

Avima Iron Ore has become the third company to threaten arbitration against the Republic of the Congo over its revocation of mining licences last year, stating that it has suffered losses of US$27 billion.

11 March 2021

Australian miner threatens Congo and Cameroon

An Australian mining company has threatened the Republic of the Congo and Cameroon with separate ICC claims over mining permits for a billion-dollar iron ore project which straddles the border between the Central African states.

16 December 2020

ICC panel rules in Douala port dispute

The former operator of a container terminal at the Cameroonian port of Douala says it has received a favourable award in an ICC claim against the port authority after it was excluded from a tender for a new concession.

16 November 2020

Mayer to stay on Cameroon case despite Klöckner appearance

French arbitrator Pierre Mayer will continue hearing an ICSID case against Cameroon after surviving a challenge brought on the basis of his failure to disclose advocacy work he performed for the state in the famous Klöckner case more than 30 years ago.

28 September 2020

Mayer challenged over ties to Cameroon

A US company bringing a billion-dollar claim against Cameroon at ICSID has applied to disqualify Pierre Mayer as arbitrator over his alleged links with the central African state.

16 July 2020

Centre díarbitrage du Groupement interpatronal du Cameroun (GICAM)

28 January 2020

Cameroon faces claim from French businessman

A French businessman's company has launched an ICSID claim worth almost US$1 billion against Cameroon over his imprisonment and the alleged expropriation of an online platform to help fund community projects.

15 January 2020

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