Region: Kyrgyzstan

Latvian banker seeks to revive Kyrgyz award

A Latvian businessman is seeking to overturn a landmark French court ruling on corruption and reinstate his investment treaty award against Kyrgyzstan, GAR has learned.

22 July 2021

Fight over Kyrgyz gold mine escalates

Canada’s Centerra Gold says the Kyrgyz government has “effectively seized control” of a gold mining project as the company makes good on its threat to pursue UNCITRAL arbitration against the Central Asian state.

20 May 2021

Canadian miner threatens another claim against Kyrgyzstan

Two years after settling an investment dispute over a Kyrgyz open-pit mine, Canada’s Centerra Gold has threatened to bring a new arbitration against the Central Asian state in response to new legislation, tax demands and criminal and civil proceedings targeting the project.

12 May 2021

Kyrgyzstan fights jurisdictional award in London

Kyrgyzstan has applied to a London court to set aside an UNCITRAL tribunal’s jurisdictional award in favour of Canadian mining company Stans Energy.

08 March 2017

Stans prevails on jurisdiction in second round with Kyrgyzstan

A tribunal has dismissed Kyrgyzstan’s jurisdictional objections to an UNCITRAL claim filed by Canada’s Stans Energy – the mining company’s second attempt to secure damages from the state after a US$118 million award in its favour was set aside.

30 January 2017

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