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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
An Egyptian port authority has agreed to pay US$260 million to settle a long-running dispute over a cancelled project to build a container terminal facility that spawned three ICC cases and an ICSID claim.
18 February 2022
A Paris court has upheld a US$74 million ICC award against two affiliates of Kuwaiti transport and logistics group KGL despite arguments that one of them was not a signatory to the contract.
28 January 2022
Egypt has reached an agreement with a Finnish businessman to settle a treaty award worth US$121 million over the loss of his iron and steel investments – ending a dispute that led to enforcement actions across three continents and a second treaty claim over the state’s refusal to pay.
09 December 2021
A Finnish businessman has seen his US$121 million investment treaty award against Egypt upheld in the Dutch courts, at the same time failing to revive an attachment over a state-owned property in The Hague.
23 November 2021
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