Region: Kosovo

Kosovo defeats expropriation claim

An ICC tribunal has reportedly rejected a €65 million claim against Kosovo brought by an economist and former politician who claimed his investments in a network of petrol stations were expropriated.

11 August 2022

Kosovo Telecom ordered to pay mobile operator

An ICC panel has ordered a Kosovan government-owned telecoms company to pay damages after finding that it failed to act in good faith during contract renewal talks with a local mobile operator.

23 February 2022

Kosovan agency defeats Croatian mining claim

An UNCITRAL tribunal has rejected a Croatian mining company’s €18 million claim against a Kosovan government agency over a contract to develop a magnesite mine that was terminated on grounds of poor performance.

16 September 2021

Kosovan power plant claim discontinued at ICSID

A British power company’s €20 million ICSID claim against Kosovo over a scrapped power plant has been discontinued, with the parties agreeing to take the dispute to another forum.

20 July 2021

Kosovan minister’s company may proceed with ICSID claim

An ICSID tribunal has ruled that the participation of a Kosovan minister in a claim against his own government was “possibly unprecedented” but not procedurally unfair, finding he was entitled to the same protections as any other businessman legitimately operating through a foreign company.

08 January 2021

Kosovo faces claim over power plant project

A UK energy company has filed a €20 million ICSID claim against Kosovo over a frustrated plan to build a power plant near the country’s capital Pristina.

02 December 2020

Real estate claim against Kosovo clears hurdle

A divided ICSID panel has rejected Kosovo’s jurisdictional objections to a claim by a Swiss construction company owned by the republic’s former president.

05 November 2020

Fintech claim against Kosovo underway

An ICC tribunal has begun hearing a claim brought against Kosovo by an Estonian fintech company after the state’s central bank revoked the business licence of its subsidiary due to the interest rates charged on its loans.

01 October 2020

Investors line up for Kosovo claims

A hydropower investor has reportedly threatened to bring a claim against Kosovo over the suspension of several projects – while details have emerged of ICC and UNCITRAL claims the republic is facing from a former politician and a cement company.

11 March 2020

Fintech investor brings ICC claim against Kosovo

UPDATED WITH COUNSEL. An Estonian fintech company has filed an ICC claim against Kosovo after the state’s central bank revoked the business licence of its subsidiary over the interest rates charged on its loans.

28 February 2020

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