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The Democratic Republic of the Congo is facing a new ICSID case from a Swiss banking group, as ICC claims by a Kazakh-owned mining group and a South African law firm also come to light.
29 August 2023
An Australian miner has launched an ICSID claim against the Democratic Republic of the Congo over a troubled lithium project that has already produced several ICC cases.
09 June 2023
An Australian mining company says it is defending an ICC claim worth US$1.42 billion brought by a Chinese mining company and a state-owned entity in the Democratic Republic of the Congo – the sixth arbitration to be filed over a troubled lithium project.
16 May 2023
An Australian mining company says an ICC emergency arbitrator has ruled in its favour in a dispute with a state-owned entity in the Democratic Republic of the Congo over a lithium joint venture.
09 May 2023
An Australian mining company is bringing a pair of ICC arbitrations against its former joint venture partner in a battle for ownership of a major lithium project in the Democratic Republic of the Congo – months after a Chinese multinational brought a claim over the same project.
09 December 2022
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
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