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A London-listed oil and gas company has instructed counsel for a threatened Energy Charter Treaty claim against Kazakhstan, where it potentially seeks hundreds of millions of dollars for the revocation of a licence and loss of its local operations.
01 April 2021
A Canadian mining company has applied to partially annul an award against Kazakhstan, saying it was “not the quality of justice we expected to receive from an ICSID tribunal” – while the state seeks to annul parts of the same award.
29 March 2021
The Supreme Court of Luxembourg has overturned the enforcement of a US$543 million Energy Charter Treaty award won by Moldovan investors Anatolie and Gabriel Stati against Kazakhstan, ruling that a lower court had violated due process when it refused to admit evidence of the state's fresh fraud allegations.
16 February 2021
An international energy consortium has paid US$1.3 billion to Kazakhstan to settle a long-running arbitration over revenue sharing at the Karachaganak oil and gas field in the northwest of the country.
15 December 2020
The Commercial Court in London has set aside the quantum findings in a US$50 million investment treaty award in favour of a Canadian mining company against Kazakhstan after ruling that the state was not given a fair opportunity to address damages.
24 November 2020
After defeating a US$917 million claim under a Soviet investment treaty and winning costs, Kazakhstan has applied for discovery from various US banks to track down the claimant's assets and sources of funding.
06 November 2020
In response to the coronavirus pandemic, the High Court in London has broadcast a virtual trial on YouTube for the first time in its history – as a group of Moldovan creditors attempt to enforce a US$541 million Energy Charter Treaty award against Kazakhstan.
02 April 2020
The English Court of Appeal has ruled that a UK-based witness can be compelled to give evidence in a New York-seated arbitration over alleged bribes paid to a Central Asian government despite the fact that he is not a party to the arbitration agreement.
20 March 2020
27 January 2020
27 January 2020
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