Region: Germany

DIS to hear billion-dollar M&A dispute

A Hong Kong electronics company is seeking US discovery ahead of a claim at the German Institution of Arbitration, or DIS, over an alleged fraud in connection with its billion-dollar purchase of two car technology businesses.

26 February 2021

German court blocks intra-EU claim against Croatia

UPDATED: A German court has ruled that a claim brought by two banks against Croatia under an intra-EU bilateral investment treaty is inadmissible in light of the European Court of Justice’s ruling in Achmea.

16 February 2021


Featured in The Guide to M&A Arbitration - Third Edition

20 January 2021

Spain fails to unseat ICSID panel over refusal to travel

Spain has failed to disqualify an ICSID tribunal over its refusal to hold an in-person hearing during the covid-19 pandemic – and the failure of two of the arbitrators to disclose their participation in the Frankfurt Moot.

16 December 2020

Germany: Arbitrational Proceedings and Covid-19

Featured in The European Arbitration Review 2021

03 December 2020

M&A insurance award upheld in Frankfurt

A Frankfurt court has dismissed a Japanese construction group’s challenge to an award in favour of US insurer AIG, holding that a tribunal did not ignore witness testimony in an arbitration over the unwitting purchase of a heavily indebted company.

30 November 2020

Addleshaw Goddard hires from Latham

Felix Doerfelt, who acted in a multi-billion-dollar toll dispute against Germany, has left Latham & Watkins to join the partnership at Addleshaw Goddard in Hamburg.

23 November 2020

German court hears challenge to M&A insurance award

A Frankfurt court has been hearing a challenge to an award in favour of US insurer AIG in a dispute over €270 million in losses incurred by a Japanese construction group as a result of an ill-fated acquisition.

28 October 2020

Waren-Verein der Hamburger Börse e.V.

28 January 2020

Ghorfa Arab-German Chamber of Commerce and Industry e.V

28 January 2020

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