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A subsidiary of a Chinese state-owned mining company says it intends to launch ICC arbitration after armed forces allegedly occupied the site of its copper mining project in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
14 October 2022
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
The Democratic Republic of the Congo has reportedly reached a settlement worth US$2 billion with sanctioned Israeli billionaire Dan Gertler and two of his companies that will see the state withdraw an ICC claim over two oil blocks.
03 May 2022
A US investment firm seeking to collect on a nearly two-decade old arbitral debt from the Democratic Republic of the Congo is targeting properties in Maryland allegedly acquired by relatives of the country’s former president Joseph Kabila with stolen government funds.
08 December 2021
An English court has upheld a US$19 million ICC award relating to a Chinese mining project in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, rejecting arguments that the case should have been adjourned when a counsel took ill with covid-19 and that the tribunal erred by awarding the victor its third-party funding costs.
08 December 2021
The Democratic Republic of the Congo has reportedly filed an ICC claim against two companies owned by sanctioned Israeli billionaire Dan Gertler, seeking US$154 million and the termination of a contract for two oil blocks.
02 December 2021
An Indian company has won US$32 million in a claim against a Rwandan state-owned entity over a contract for a power transmission network connecting Rwanda and the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
30 September 2021
A South African oil company has obtained a default judgment from a US court enforcing a US$619 million ICC award against the Democratic Republic of the Congo over contracts for four petroleum blocks.
16 September 2021
A French businessman has threatened to bring a US$200 million claim against the Democratic Republic of the Congo in the wake of a feud with a local politician over control of a mining company – as a Kuwaiti investor’s ICSID case against the state fizzles out.
28 June 2021
A South African oil exploration company has asked a US court to enforce a US$620 million ICC award against the Democratic Republic of the Congo – after the state failed to have the award annulled in Paris.
01 May 2020
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