Region: Denmark

Greenland avoids interim measures in mining dispute

An Australian company bringing an arbitration against Greenland over a uranium mining ban has failed to get interim measures to restrain the island country from making a final decision on its bid for an exploitation licence.

26 September 2022

Carlsberg wins South Asian joint venture dispute

A SIAC tribunal chaired by Jan Paulsson has ruled in favour of Carlsberg in a US$1.5 billion dispute relating to its businesses in Nepal and India, giving the Danish brewer the right to buy its partner out of a joint venture.

18 August 2022

Burford-funded mining claim against Greenland underway

A tribunal has begun hearing an Australian company’s claim against Greenland and the Kingdom of Denmark over a uranium mining ban affecting a US$3 billion project – a case financed by a subsidiary of Burford Capital.

29 July 2022

Janssen faces fresh claim over cancer drug royalties

A Danish biotech company has renewed its dispute with Belgium’s Janssen Pharmaceuticals, claiming US$405 million over a blood cancer treatment just weeks after a tribunal dismissed an earlier arbitration concerning the same licensing agreement.

10 June 2022

Janssen secures win in cancer drug royalties dispute

Belgian pharmaceuticals company Janssen has defeated a claim brought by a Danish biotech company over royalties due for a blood cancer treatment.

08 April 2022

Australian miner launches claim against Greenland and Denmark

An Australian miner has filed for arbitration against Greenland and the Kingdom of Denmark over a uranium mining ban that has brought to a halt a billion-dollar rare-earth project.

23 March 2022

Investor drops intra-EU claim against Denmark

A Lithuanian businessman has dropped his ICSID claim against Denmark, saying the Achmea judgment and the agreement by EU member states to terminate their intra-EU BITs have “severely impeded” the arbitration and prospects for enforcement.

21 October 2021

Annacker quits ICSID panel over Achmea conflict

Dechert partner Claudia Annacker has resigned as tribunal chair in the first ICSID case against Denmark because of an alleged issue conflict relating to Achmea – as the claimant invokes a settlement procedure under the EU’s multilateral treaty for the termination of intra-EU BITs.

24 August 2021

Danish panel decides M&A fraud claim

A Nordic private equity firm says it has been awarded €87 million after prevailing on a fraud claim arising from its purchase of an ice-cream equipment maker, though the seller disputes this account of the award.

23 June 2020

Danish Institute of Arbitration (DIA)

28 January 2020

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