Region: Europe

Bankrupt Dutch insurer takes award to North Carolina

The trustees of a bankrupt Dutch insurer have asked a federal court in North Carolina to enforce a Netherlands Arbitration Institute award ordering its US-based former owner to pay €150 million.

19 October 2023

Russian investor threatens Spain with snow crab claim

A second investor in the same fishery business has threatened Spain with a €31.5 million investment treaty over the suspension of permits to fish for snow crabs in Arctic waters – this time a Russian citizen.

18 October 2023

Gazprom unit asks Russian court to block billion-dollar SCC claim

Gazprom’s export arm has asked a Russian court to block a US$1.5 billion SCC arbitration brought by a Polish pipeline company over halted gas deliveries.

17 October 2023

Telecommunications Disputes and ADR: An EU Perspective

Featured in The Guide to Telecoms Arbitration - Second Edition

17 October 2023

Baltic grid operators face SCC claim from Russian supplier

Russian energy group Inter RAO has filed for arbitration at the Stockholm Chamber of Commerce against three Baltic electricity transmission operators that stopped contractual payments to comply with international sanctions.

16 October 2023

Top Dutch court refuses to reinstate freeze on Kazakh fund

Moldovan investors engaged in a decade-long campaign to enforce a US$500 million Energy Charter Treaty award against Kazakhstan have failed to reinstate a Dutch attachment against a sovereign wealth fund – after reporting favourable rulings in Sweden, the US and Gibraltar.

13 October 2023

Spanish contractor pursues Gabon over stadium award

A Spanish infrastructure company has asked a US court to enforce a €12.5 million ICC award against Gabon over a failed project to upgrade a football stadium for the Africa Cup of Nations.

13 October 2023

Trafigura venture targets Ghana properties in London

A Trafigura subsidiary has moved closer to seizing Ghanaian state properties in London to satisfy a US$140 million award after a court ruled the state didn’t need to be served with interim charging orders through diplomatic channels.

12 October 2023

Construction Arbitration in Turkey

Featured in The Guide to Construction Arbitration - Fifth Edition

12 October 2023

Glencore brings Bolivia award to US court

Swiss commodities trader Glencore has asked a court in Washington, DC to enforce a US$254 million UNCITRAL award against Bolivia over the nationalisation of tin and zinc mining assets.

12 October 2023

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