Region: Europe

ICSID panel orders Huawei to disclose Swedish contracts

An ICSID tribunal hearing Huawei’s claim against Sweden over its exclusion from the rollout of 5G has ordered the Chinese group to produce unredacted versions of its contracts with mobile network operators in the country.

25 August 2023

Olympics contractor faces claim after settlement with Greece

A US defence contractor has asked a Virginia court to halt an ICDR arbitration brought by a former agent following the settlement of a dispute with the Greek government over a security system for the 2004 Olympic Games.

24 August 2023

Russian institution says it is not target of US sanctions

CORRECTION: One of Russia’s longest-running arbitral institutions has said it is not affected by recent US sanctions imposed on a separate entity that shares the same name as its parent organisation.

24 August 2023

Packaging M&A leads to €400 million fraud claim

The German Arbitration Institute (DIS) is hearing a €400 million dispute over the acquisition of an Austrian packaging manufacturer whose former managers were accused of embezzlement and fraud, it has emerged.

23 August 2023

UK court refuses to grant anti-suit injunction in aid of French arbitration

The Commercial Court in London has refused to grant an anti-suit injunction to support a Paris-seated ICC arbitration, saying it would be inconsistent with the French courts’ approach and go against the parties’ intentions.

22 August 2023

Turkish construction group files ICSID claim against Saudi Arabia

A Turkish construction company that previously brought treaty claims against Libya and Syria has now lodged an ICSID case against Saudi Arabia, alleging it is the victim of a denial of justice in the country's courts.

22 August 2023

Albanian group brings ICSID claim against North Macedonia

An Albanian group has brought a US$110 million ICSID claim against North Macedonia over a stalled project to build a hotel and commercial centre in the state’s capital.

21 August 2023

Russian court freezes Baker Hughes assets ahead of ICC case

A Russian gas venture has frozen more than US$50 million in assets held by a Baker Hughes subsidiary as it prepares to file an ICC claim over a terminated contract.

18 August 2023

Ex-CIArb deputy fined after sexual assault conviction

A former deputy director general of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators who pleaded guilty to sexual assault charges has been fined by a UK disciplinary body but will be allowed to continue in practice.

18 August 2023

Rosneft prepares investment claim against Germany

A law firm advising Rosneft has confirmed the Russian state-controlled energy company is preparing an investment arbitration against Germany over the seizure of oil refinery assets.

17 August 2023

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