Region: North America

Spanish contractor pursues Gabon over stadium award

A Spanish infrastructure company has asked a US court to enforce a €12.5 million ICC award against Gabon over a failed project to upgrade a football stadium for the Africa Cup of Nations.

13 October 2023

Goldman Sachs files claim against Malaysia over 1MDB settlement

Goldman Sachs has launched an LCIA claim against Malaysia after it accused the state of breaching a multibillion-dollar settlement over the US bank’s role in the 1MDB corruption scandal.

12 October 2023

Sinopec to bring claim against LNG supplier

China’s Sinopec is reportedly preparing to file for arbitration against a US exporter of liquefied natural gas that is already facing claims totalling US$2 billion from other energy and construction companies.

12 October 2023

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12 October 2023

Glencore brings Bolivia award to US court

Swiss commodities trader Glencore has asked a court in Washington, DC to enforce a US$254 million UNCITRAL award against Bolivia over the nationalisation of tin and zinc mining assets.

12 October 2023

Former politician files treaty claim against Georgia

A former Georgian politician who later obtained political asylum in the US has brought a treaty claim against Georgia over his investments in the transportation sector.

11 October 2023

Asset finance investor pursues claim against Ethiopia

A US-based investor in leasing of agricultural machinery is pursuing a claim against Ethiopia at the Permanent Court of Arbitration in The Hague, it has emerged.

10 October 2023

Dominican Republic liable in dispute with Jamaican billionaire

A split UNCITRAL tribunal has found the Dominican Republic liable in a treaty dispute with a Jamaican billionaire over a waste management concession while rejecting the bulk of his claim for US$676 million in damages.

09 October 2023

Indian biotech company faces claim from Canadian partner

An Indian biotech company says that its Canadian partner has filed an US$118 million ICC claim over their collaboration to develop drugs.

06 October 2023

Peru on the hook for ICC awards in Canada

A Canadian court has ruled that ICC awards worth US$190 million rendered against a Peruvian ministry and one of its entities are also enforceable against Peru as they have no separate legal identity.

03 October 2023

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