Region: Mexico

Shell complies with ICC award over LNG facility

The US operator of a liquified natural gas storage facility in Mexico has halted efforts to enforce an ICC award in a US$1.3 billion dispute with subsidiaries of Shell and Gazprom, saying the Shell unit is now in “full compliance” with the award.

30 September 2022

New ICSID claims against Qatar and Mexico

A French-Algerian consultant has taken Qatar to ICSID, while Mexico is facing a claim by a US investor in its capital city’s parking system.

15 September 2022

Shell and Gazprom chased over LNG storage award

The operator of an LNG storage facility in Mexico has asked a US court for leave to subpoena affiliates of Shell and Gazprom in aid of efforts to enforce a now-public ICC award worth more than US$600 million.

31 August 2022

Mexican utility reaches deal to end pipeline disputes

A Canadian energy infrastructure group says it has reached a deal with a Mexican state utility to develop a new US$4.5 billion offshore natural gas pipeline, bringing an end to a pair of LCIA arbitrations relating to existing onshore pipelines.

08 August 2022

Mexican practitioner launches solo practice

Galicia Abogados senior associate Paola Aldrete has left the firm to launch a practice as a sole practitioner in Mexico City.

22 July 2022

Mexican firm hires disputes duo

Elsa Ortega and Sofía Gómez Ruano have left their boutique practice to join the partnership at Creel García-Cuéllar Aiza y Enríquez in Mexico City, with Ortega becoming head of arbitration and dispute resolution.

15 July 2022

Mexico defeats bulk of claim over ship seizures

A divided UNCITRAL tribunal dismissed the bulk of a Singaporean investor’s US$227 million treaty claim against Mexico relating to the seizure of vessels during a fraud probe, a newly published ICSID award reveals.

12 May 2022

Dispute over Mexican broadcaster settles at ICC

Spanish and Mexican media companies have agreed to settle a shareholder dispute over control of a Mexican radio broadcaster that gave rise to ICC arbitration as well as conciliation and emergency arbitrator proceedings.

26 April 2022

Mexico faces NAFTA claim over closure of fuel terminal

A US energy company has threatened Mexico with a legacy NAFTA claim worth US$667 million over the closure of a fuel storage terminal – a measure it says is part of a government effort to restore the monopoly position of state-owned oil company Pemex.

25 February 2022

Telecoms investor fails to revive NAFTA claim

A Canadian court has dismissed a US businessman’s attempt to revive a US$472 million NAFTA claim against Mexico over a regulatory decision that allegedly destroyed his telecoms business.

24 February 2022

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