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An Egyptian electrical infrastructure company has filed an ICSID claim against South Sudan under a contract for a construction project.
29 September 2023
An UNCITRAL tribunal has thrown out US$30 billion in claims lodged by Saudi real estate investors in a treaty case against Egypt, GAR has learned – while it continues to hear remaining claims worth US$22 billion.
07 June 2023
A judge in London has refused to allow two law firms to summarily enforce conditional fee agreements against the estate of a deceased businessman they represented in an investment treaty arbitration – finding it was realistically arguable that the retainers didn’t comply with applicable legislation.
24 April 2023
21 April 2023
In a speech in Egypt, Karim Youssef called for a "COP-27 moment for arbitration", arguing that "the preservation of the good health and good functioning of global arbitration is a matter of global public interest."
19 December 2022
Egypt has settled an ICSID claim brought by a Dubai-owned pipe manufacturer over its right to bid for tenders related to a sewerage network for “New Cairo” – a US$30 billion project to relieve overcrowding in one of Africa’s largest cities.
29 November 2022
The African Society of International Law hosted a landmark event in Cairo ahead of the current COP27 climate change summit in Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt, with warnings of "water wars" among other disasters if action is not taken.
18 November 2022
A subsidiary of Russian-owned telecoms group Veon has failed to revive a US$1.8 billion investment treaty claim against Canada – while the state has also failed to partially annul the award.
03 October 2022
A disputes funder that provided initial financing for an investment treaty claim against Egypt before going bankrupt is now suing the successful claimant for a share of the settlement proceeds.
20 May 2022
Egypt says it has settled an ICSID claim worth over US$100 million brought by a French family-owned cement company.
23 March 2022
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