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A Greek contractor has applied to enforce a US$105 million ICC award against an Iraqi state ports company over a record-breaking sea wall whose construction was allegedly delayed by an ISIS offensive and other issues.
07 June 2022
A French court has rejected Iraq’s bid to revive a €62 million ICC claim over a contract for the supply of combat helicopters that was disrupted by an arms embargo against the former regime of Saddam Hussein.
22 April 2022
An ICSID tribunal has dismissed a claim worth more than US$95 million brought by US mining companies against Rwanda, while Spain has failed to overturn a renewables award and there are new cases against Romania and Iraq.
04 April 2022
A Lebanese company has brought a US$108 million contractual claim against Iraq at ICSID over a power plant project, asking that it be heard together with a claim under the OIC Investment Agreement.
07 March 2022
A London-listed oil company says it will launch an international arbitration against Iraqi Kurdistan after the regional government terminated two production sharing contracts.
10 December 2021
A joint venture between Kuwaiti logistics group Agility and France’s Orange has won a fraud claim against a Lebanese bank concerning an investment in an Iraqi mobile operator that is the subject of two ICSID cases.
05 October 2021
A Canadian company has applied to a US court to enforce an award against Iraq’s ministry of electricity over power plant repairs – a dispute that saw the original sole arbitrator resign for “personal reasons” after the ICC Court twice refused to approve his draft award.
15 September 2021
ExxonMobil has filed an ICC claim against an Iraqi state-owned oil company over a stalled attempt to sell a stake in a US$50 billion oilfield.
02 August 2021
A Kuwaiti logistics group has turned to new counsel in its bid to revive a US$660 million ICSID claim against Iraq over the alleged expropriation of a mobile phone operator.
08 June 2021
Iraq is to become the 168th signatory of the New York Convention after passing an accession law as part of its ongoing reconstruction programme after the US-led ousting of Saddam Hussein and the years of instability that have followed.
06 April 2021
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