Region: Kenya

Kenya faces ICC claim over scandal-hit dam projects

Two Italian construction companies have launched a US$114 million ICC claim against Kenya over the cancellation of two controversial dam projects that have given rise to criminal proceedings implicating a former minister.

26 April 2021

Miner fails to revive claim against Kenya

Subsidiaries of a Canadian mining company have lost their bid to revive an ICSID claim against Kenya that was dismissed over a failure to observe local environmental laws.

23 March 2021

Geothermal investor seeks to reignite Kenya claim

A US-Canadian energy company has applied to annul an ICSID award that dismissed its US$340 million claim against Kenya over the revocation of a licence for a geothermal energy project.

16 November 2020

ICC arbitrators targeted in Kenyan mobile dispute

A Kenyan company has obtained a court order in Nairobi requiring the ICC to turn over documents for use in a fraud suit against an arbitrator – and says it has filed related criminal complaints against tribunal members in France and Austria.

02 November 2020

Kenya declares win in geothermal energy dispute

Kenya says it has defeated an ICSID claim worth US$340 million brought by a US-Canadian energy company over the revocation of a licence for a geothermal energy project.

13 July 2020

Nairobi Centre for International Arbitration

28 January 2020

Abengoa reports win against Kenyan state entity

Spanish construction group Abengoa says it has won a €38 million UNCITRAL award against a Kenyan state entity in a dispute over a cancelled electricity transmission project.

19 September 2019

Kenyan state entity beats bulk of LCIA claim

A Kenyan state-owned entity has reportedly defeated the bulk of a US$26 million LCIA claim brought by a UK energy company over debts owed for drilling geothermal wells.

14 June 2019

Kenya faces bid to annul “black swan” award

Subsidiaries of a Canadian mining company that lost an ICSID claim against Kenya last year have applied to annul the award, which they call a “black swan” for its finding that an investment treaty implicitly required that investments comply with national law.

21 March 2019

Nairobi Centre for International Arbitration

04 January 2019

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