Region: Maldives

Maldives fails to halt SIAC case over lagoon project

UPDATED: A court in Singapore has ruled that a developer can proceed with a US$130 million SIAC claim against the Maldives over a stalled joint venture to reclaim and develop islands and a lagoon in its territory.

01 December 2021

Mauritius boundary claim against Maldives to proceed

A UN court in Hamburg has ruled that it can hear a claim by Mauritius against the Maldives regarding their maritime boundary in the Indian Ocean – finding that Mauritius’ sovereignty over the Chagos Archipelago could be “inferred” despite the UK’s refusal to hand back the territory.

29 January 2021

Hilton can quiz partner over assets in Maldives

The Singapore Court of Appeal has ruled that US hotel group Hilton can gather information about assets in the Maldives held by its former business partner to help execute a pair of ICC awards – even though the Maldivian courts have so far denied enforcement.

27 July 2020

Hilton facing enforcement problems in Maldives

US hotel group Hilton is appealing a Maldivian court's order that it pay damages to a tourism business owned by a local politician, saying it contradicts an ICC award it is trying to enforce in the state.

02 August 2017

Maldives airport panel lands on quantum figure

After a finding of liability two years ago, an UNCITRAL tribunal chaired by Lord Hoffmann has ordered the Maldives to pay US$270 million to Indian infrastructure group GMR for cancelling a concession to modernise the country’s largest international airport.

28 October 2016

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