Region: Europe

Gazprom launches new price review over supply to Poland

UPDATED: Gazprom’s exports arm says it has launched another price review claim under a long-term gas sale agreement with Polish state utility PGNiG – while it continues to try to overturn the outcome of a prior arbitration.

17 January 2022

Serbia braces for backlash over lithium project

Serbian President Aleksandar Vučić has said he expects Anglo-Australian mining group Rio Tinto will seek international arbitration if his government goes ahead with plans to cancel a multibillion-dollar lithium exploration project that has sparked nationwide protests.

14 January 2022

Norton Rose promotes partners in three countries

Norton Rose Fulbright has promoted Matthew Buckle in London, Alison FitzGerald and Jenna Anne de Jong in Ottawa and Denton Nichols in Houston as partners in its international arbitration practice.

13 January 2022

Oligarch fails to revive treaty claim against Russia

Former banker Sergei Pugachev has failed to persuade a Spanish court to revive his US$14.5 billion investment treaty claim against Russia.

10 January 2022

Fieldfisher hires partner for new India practice

Shivani Sanghi has left Covington & Burling to join Fieldfisher as partner in the arbitration and litigation team in London, where she will front the firm’s new India practice.

10 January 2022

Two new of counsel at Omnia

Ana Paula Montans and Solomon Ebere, who helped The Gambia settle an ICSID claim, have been named of counsel at Omnia Strategy, the London disputes boutique firm founded by Cherie Blair QC.

10 January 2022

British F1 team races to enforce against ex-sponsor

A British Formula 1 racing team has asked a US court to enforce a US$36 million LCIA award issued by arbitrator Klaus Reichert SC against its former lead sponsor.

07 January 2022

Miculas fail to revive alcohol claim against Romania

Sweden’s Micula brothers have failed to revive a US$2 billion ICSID claim against Romania over the state’s alleged failure to police its black market in alcohol.

06 January 2022

Croatia seeks to reopen award in bribery dispute

Croatia has said it will ask a Swiss court to review an UNCITRAL award in favour of Hungarian oil and gas group MOL in the wake of a corruption verdict against a former prime minister – as the Balkan state settles a separate dispute with a US investor.

06 January 2022

Gonin 60 seconds: barrister heads to Brick Court

Barrister Emilie Gonin, who is acting in ICSID claims against Panama and Romania, has left Doughty Street Chambers to join Brick Court Chambers in London.

06 January 2022

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