Region: Lebanon

Agility and Orange win fraud claim against Lebanese bank

A joint venture between Kuwaiti logistics group Agility and France’s Orange has won a fraud claim against a Lebanese bank concerning an investment in an Iraqi mobile operator that is the subject of two ICSID cases.

05 October 2021

Hong Kong court enforces against Chinese state entity

A Hong Kong court has enforced a Lebanese steel trader’s LCIA award against a Chinese state-owned entity that was found to have used “guerrilla tactics” in the arbitration after its parent company went bankrupt.

17 August 2021

German investor seeks to revive Lebanese airline claim

A German businessman who suffered a net loss in his billion-dollar ICSID claim against Lebanon over the revocation of his private jet company’s aviation licences has instructed new counsel as he applies to annul the award.

21 May 2021

Lebanese broadcaster’s award upheld in Paris

The Paris Court of Appeal has upheld an ICC award requiring a Saudi prince’s media group to pay US$22 million to a Lebanese television station.

16 March 2021

Net loss for airline investor in Lebanon claim

An ICSID tribunal has ordered Lebanon to pay damages to a German businessman over the revocation of his private jet company’s aviation licences – but awarded the state a larger amount in costs.

19 January 2021

Lebanon

Featured in The Middle Eastern and African Arbitration Review 2020

20 April 2020

Lebanon

Featured in The Middle Eastern and African Arbitration Review 2019

11 April 2019

Lebanon liable but damages left up in the air

An ICSID tribunal has found that Lebanon breached an investment treaty by revoking a private jet company’s aviation licences but has invited further submissions on damages despite holding a hearing on quantum in the billion-dollar case last year.

27 June 2018

Familiar name brings ICSID claim against Lebanon

The Greek construction company behind a long-running impartiality complaint against Swedish arbitrator Sigvard Jarvin has filed an ICSID claim against Lebanon.

18 August 2016

The Lebanese Arbitration Center (LAC)

Featured in Guide To Regional Arbitration (volume 3)

27 June 2014

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