Region: England

LCIA panel upholds Russian bank fraud claim

An LCIA tribunal has reportedly upheld fraud claims by two bailed-out banks against companies linked to the family of a Russian property tycoon but is still to rule on a claim for US$475 million in losses.

17 December 2021

English court bars beIN piracy claim

Qatari media group beIN has been barred from raising piracy allegations against a Saudi broadcaster as a counterclaim in UK proceedings to enforce a DIFC-LCIA award.

25 October 2021

Kosovan power plant claim discontinued at ICSID

A British power company’s €20 million ICSID claim against Kosovo over a scrapped power plant has been discontinued, with the parties agreeing to take the dispute to another forum.

20 July 2021

Vedanta reports win against Zambian state entity

Vedanta Resources says it has won an award affirming that a Zambian state-owned entity has breached an arbitration agreement by seeking the liquidation of their copper-mining venture.

16 July 2021

Arbitrator support service launches in London and DC

Arbitra, a new arbitrator support service, has launched in London and Washington, DC.

13 July 2021

Baker McKenzie promotes four

Baker McKenzie has promoted Judith Mulholland in London, Santiago Maqueda in Buenos Aires and Pumma Doungrutana in Bangkok to the partnership, while naming partner Erik Forsin as head of the Sweden dispute resolution group.

12 July 2021

London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA)

28 January 2020

Centre for Effective Dispute Resolution (CEDR)

28 January 2020

London Maritime Arbitrators Association (LMAA)

27 January 2020

Iraqi ex-minister too late to challenge treaty award

A former Iraqi government minister has been denied permission to pursue a belated challenge to an investment treaty award in favour of Pakistan in the English courts – as it emerges that a parallel set-aside action funded by Burford Capital has been discontinued.

28 February 2019

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