Region: Latvia

Norway and Latvia move to terminate BIT

As oral hearings take place in a €400 million snow-crab fishing dispute under the Latvia-Norway bilateral investment treaty, the two states have moved to terminate the BIT and its ten-year sunset clause.

10 November 2022

Latvia fights ECT claim after dislodging arbitrator

Latvia has revealed it is facing an Energy Charter Treaty claim from a renewables investor, after successfully challenging the claimant’s original pick as arbitrator because of her counsel work in other cases.

31 October 2022

ICSID panel splits representation of insolvent claimant

An ICSID tribunal has ruled that an insolvency administrator can represent a Latvian bank in an arbitration against the Baltic state – but that an ancillary claim over whether his appointment was itself a treaty breach should be argued by the bank’s former directors.

20 September 2021

Latvia case scrapped over failure to post security

A Ukrainian scrap metal investor has seen his ICSID claim against Latvia dismissed over his failure to post security for costs – after failing to disqualify the entire tribunal for allegedly making “sarcastic and derogatory” comments towards him.

31 March 2021

Riga International Commercial Arbitration Court

27 January 2020

Latvian Chamber of Commerce and Industry

27 January 2020

Riga International Commercial Arbitration Court

04 January 2019

Latvian Chamber of Commerce and Industry

04 January 2019

Latvian Chamber of Commerce and Industry

Featured in Guide to Regional Arbitration (volume 5 - 2017)

30 June 2017

Latvian Chamber of Commerce and Industry

Featured in Guide to Regional Arbitration (volume 6 - 2018)

30 June 2017

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