Region: China

Chinese tech company wins partial annulment in software dispute

UPDATED WITH LINK TO AWARD: A subsidiary of the creator of Chinese social media website Weibo has persuaded a Dutch court to partially annul a US$116 million award concerning alleged misuse of location-based services software, a dispute that has spawned enforcement proceedings in Hong Kong and the British Virgin Islands.

01 September 2022

Funder backs Singapore investor’s claim against China

A Singaporean group has secured third-party funding for a US$170 million treaty claim against China over the curtailment of its phosphate mining activities to make way for a panda reserve.

24 August 2022

Solar panel maker argues TotalEnergies fraud suit should go to ICC

A Chinese solar panel manufacturer has told a US court that a US$100 million fraud litigation brought by the renewables arm of France’s TotalEnergies belongs in ICC arbitration.

12 August 2022

China’s HNA Group liable in Manhattan skyscraper dispute

A US entity has applied to enforce a US$185 million award against ailing Chinese conglomerate HNA over an investment in a skyscraper in Manhattan.

27 May 2022

Chinese miner brings ICC claim over Congo lithium project

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

Sinopec defeats US enforcement bid

A US court has refused to enforce a US$21 million CIETAC award against a subsidiary of Chinese state-owned oil and gas company Sinopec.

25 April 2022

Shenzhen centre shares case numbers for first time

The Shenzhen Court of International Arbitration has published its first annual report, revealing that it accepted over 7,000 cases last year, including 345 foreign-related cases with nearly 20 billion renminbi in dispute and 28 where both parties were from overseas.

22 April 2022

Malaysian carmaker declares win in dispute over Chinese venture

An HKIAC-administered tribunal has ruled that Malaysian carmaker Proton validly terminated a joint venture to produce and sell a new luxury SUV for the Chinese market, a dispute that saw its former partner bring a US$3.2 billion counterclaim.

09 March 2022

The Lords of the Rings

The Court of Arbitration for Sport has announced the arbitrators who will hear disputes and doping cases arising from the Beijing Winter Olympics, which opened today.

04 February 2022

Huawei brings ICSID claim against Sweden over 5G ban

Chinese telecoms giant Huawei has made good on its threat to bring an investment treaty claim against Sweden over its exclusion from the rollout of 5G network technology amid national security concerns.

24 January 2022

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