Region: Germany

Luther promotes counsel in Hamburg

Tim Rauschning, who represented Sweden’s Vattenfall in its almost €6 billion ICSID claim against Germany over the country’s phase-out of nuclear energy, has been promoted to counsel at Luther in Hamburg.

23 July 2021

German arbitrator can be sued in France for non-disclosure

A German arbitrator whose failure to disclose a conflict of interests led to the annulment of an ICC award can be sued in France, the Paris Court of Appeal has ruled.

24 June 2021

Netherlands asks German court to halt ICSID claims

The Netherlands has asked a German court to declare that two Energy Charter Treaty claims brought against it by German energy companies are inadmissible in light of the Achmea decision.

18 May 2021

Germany faces more blowback from wind investors

A Dublin-based renewable energy company has become the second investor to launch an ICSID claim against Germany over legislative changes that disrupted plans to develop wind projects in the North Sea.

17 May 2021

Dentons Germany head joins Jones Day

Amy Kläsener has left her role as Dentons’ head of arbitration in Germany to join Jones Day in Frankfurt.

11 May 2021

Baker Hughes settles claims over German gas storage caverns

US energy services group Baker Hughes has settled a €142 million dispute over alleged equipment defects at a complex of gas storage caverns in Germany – which gave rise to two DIS arbitrations, a lawsuit in Houston and a discovery bid in Delaware.

06 May 2021

Spain seeks to annul solar award

Spain has applied to annul a €28 million Energy Charter Treaty award won by German power utility RWE Innogy over the state’s changes to its renewable energy subsidy regime.

21 April 2021

German court upholds cancer treatment award

A Taiwanese pharmaceuticals company has failed to overturn an award in a billion-euro ICC dispute over a blood cancer drug based on allegations it was not allowed to fully defend itself.

29 March 2021

LCIA rejects med-tech claim

An LCIA tribunal has rejected a claim worth over €500 million brought by a German medical technology supplier who accused a Swedish distributor of failing to adequately promote its products.

08 March 2021

Germany settles with Vattenfall

One of the most closely watched investor-state arbitrations in recent years appears to be at an end – after the German government agreed to pay Sweden’s Vattenfall to settle an ICSID claim worth up to €7 billion over the phase-out of nuclear energy.

05 March 2021

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