Region: Congo, the Democratic Republic of the

Dentons wins seizure of client’s Congo award

A Delaware court has allowed Dentons to have a former client's US$250 million ICC award against the Democratic Republic of the Congo seized to recover unpaid legal fees.

30 August 2019

South African oil company wins ICC award against Congo

A South African oil exploration company has reportedly been awarded US$617 million in an ICC claim against the Democratic Republic of the Congo over the state’s failure to honour two oil contracts.

07 March 2019

Congo faces ICC claim over failed agriculture project

The Democratic Republic of the Congo is facing a US$20 million ICC arbitration claim brought by a South African agriculture company over a failed project to develop the country’s first agri-industrial park to help combat hunger.

06 July 2018

ICC awards against Congo come to light in DC action

A US consultancy that was created to provide customs and tax reform services to the Democratic Republic of the Congo has asked a court in Washington, DC to confirm ICC awards ordering the state to pay more than US$91 million.

15 June 2018

British mining company threatens claim over Congo's mining code

Randgold Resources, which was behind an ICSID claim against Mali, has called on the Democratic Republic of the Congo not to enact a “draconian” new mining code that does away with a stability clause in the current legislation – or it will seek international arbitration.

05 February 2018

Australian court enforces ICSID award against Congo

An Australian court has enforced an ICSID award worth US$2.7 million won by a Lebanese couple over the expropriation of their business premises in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

09 October 2017

Congo gets its plane back

30 September 2015

Congo plane detained as creditors line up

07 September 2015

DRC spared asset seizure by Privy Council

20 July 2012

Insider perspective on the 'Hong Congo' case

21 September 2011

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