Region: Czech Republic

French ad agency threatens Czech Republic

The world’s largest outdoor advertising company has notified the Czech Republic of a potential investment treaty claim worth €40 million over the termination of a long-term agreement for advertising space on Prague public transport.

26 February 2020

Czech challenge to solar award fails in Switzerland

The Swiss Federal Supreme Court has rejected the Czech Republic’s interim challenge to an investment treaty award that held the state liable for reforms to its solar power sector, clearing the way for the arbitration to proceed to the damages phase.

14 February 2020

Czech blood plasma award enforced in Belgium

A blood plasma supplier has secured a rare victory in its 12-year fight to collect on a €560 million award against the Czech Republic, after a Belgian appeals court granted enforcement.

07 February 2020

Arbitration Court attached to the Economic Chamber of the Czech Republic and to the Agricultural Chamber of the Czech Republic

27 January 2020

Four more solar wins for Czech Republic

The Czech Republic has defeated four Energy Charter Treaty claims worth a combined €19 million over reforms to its solar power sector, as it pursues a challenge to an adverse award on liability in a further case over the same measures.

17 May 2019

Czech Republic faces ECT threat from coal producer

The liquidators of a Central European hard coal producer have threatened the Czech Republic with an Energy Charter Treaty claim worth hundreds of millions of euros after its local operations were sold to a state-owned entity following an insolvency process.

05 March 2019

Huawei threatens claim against Czech Republic

Embattled Chinese telecoms company Huawei has reportedly threatened the Czech Republic with international arbitration after a state agency warned that its technology poses a threat to cybersecurity.

08 February 2019

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04 January 2019

Arbitration Court attached to the Economic Chamber of the Czech Republic and to the Agricultural Chamber of the Czech Republic

04 January 2019

US appeal denied in Czech blood plasma saga

A Liechtenstein company has failed in its latest bid to enforce a US$400 million award against the Czech Republic in the US courts, as its founder pursues a related investment treaty claim worth US$2.5 billion.

07 November 2018

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