Region: Colombia

Disputes arise from Colombian hydro disaster

UPDATED: A Colombian public utility is seeking US$1.6 billion from a Spanish insurer following the collapse of a hydroelectric dam which caused a major flood, while another billion-dollar dispute with the consortiums behind the project has also gone to arbitration.

18 January 2021

Colombian mining claim clears hurdle

An ICSID tribunal has rejected Colombia’s preliminary objections to a US$250 million treaty claim brought by a Canadian company which says illegal miners have blocked access to its gold and silver projects in the country.

01 December 2020

Colombian pipeline dispute settles

Canada’s Frontera Energy has settled a pair of arbitrations with Colombian state-owned oil company Ecopetrol over terminated contracts for two of the Latin American country’s key oil pipelines.

26 November 2020

ICC panel rules in Colombian gold dispute

A Canadian gold miner says it has defeated a US$50 million ICC claim brought by a customer in Colombia over the termination of a supply agreement.

12 November 2020

Odebrecht bribery ruling upheld in Colombia

Colombia’s highest administrative court has upheld an award that nullified an Odebrecht consortium’s contract for a billion-dollar highway construction on grounds of corruption – a project that has also given rise to ICC claims and the threat of an investment treaty arbitration.

14 October 2020

La Comision Interamericana de Arbitraje Comercial

28 January 2020

Centro de Conciliacion, Arbitramento y Amigable Composicion de la Camara de Comercio de Cali

28 January 2020

Centro de Arbitraje y Conciliacion de la Camara de Comercio de Cartagena (CACC)

28 January 2020

Centro de Arbitaje y Conciliacion de la Camara de Comercio de Bogot (CACCB)

28 January 2020

Lat Am banking merger leads to ICC award

An ICC tribunal has ordered the majority shareholders in a Colombian bank to buy out their minority partner’s interest – in a dispute arising from a US$2 billion merger transaction spanning Brazil and Chile.

06 March 2019

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