Region: Canada

Miner takes Senegalese tax dispute to ICC

Canada’s Barrick Gold has launched an ICC claim against Senegal after it was hit with a US$208 million capital gains tax bill.

05 May 2021

Tanzania pays treaty award to avoid aircraft seizure

Tanzania has paid US$22 million to satisfy an UNCITRAL award after the Italian-owned creditors attempted to seize three aircraft purchased by the East African state following enforcement of the award in the Canadian courts.

30 April 2021

Rio Tinto settles feud over funding of Mongolian project

Canadian miner Turquoise Hill Resources has settled an arbitration with its majority shareholder Rio Tinto concerning US$2.3 billion in funding for a troubled copper and gold project in Mongolia, while an investor-state claim over tax measures continues.

12 April 2021

Albania award creditor wound up at funder’s request

An Australian disputes funder that financed an ICC claim against Albania has obtained a Cayman winding-up order against the claimant after the proceeds of the award were seized by an Albanian bailiff.

09 March 2021

Anti-diabetic drug dispute leads to ICC award

The biopharmaceuticals arm of Merck has secured damages from a French spin-off company in an ICC arbitration over royalties owed under agreements to develop an anti-diabetic drug.

05 March 2021

Mexico can't appeal Canadian judge's NAFTA ruling

A Canadian court has said Mexico cannot appeal a judge’s decision to uphold a jurisdictional award in favour of a group of US casino investors pursuing a US$450 million NAFTA claim.

08 February 2021

Canadian court bars new evidence in Yukos set-aside bid

A Canadian court has barred Russia from presenting fresh evidence in support of its bid to set aside a jurisdictional award in a US$700 million Energy Charter Treaty case brought by an investor in the defunct Yukos Oil Company.

31 January 2020

CIETAC Vancouver

28 January 2020

Centre Canadien díArbitrage Commercial (CCAC)

28 January 2020

ADR Chambers Canada

28 January 2020

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