Region: North America

Panel ready for Korean nuclear technology dispute

British and Australian arbitrators are hearing a Seoul-seated dispute between a Korean state utility and its former US partner over rights to nuclear reactor technology.

17 August 2023

SIAC to hear chipmakers' dispute over failed merger

A Taiwan-based manufacturer of flash memory controllers has said it will bring a SIAC claim against a US chipmaker for pulling out of a US$3.8 billion merger.

16 August 2023

Asian semiconductor companies settle IP dispute

A Japanese supplier of semiconductor test equipment has secured a US$20 million settlement of a JAMS dispute with a Singapore rival – months after a California court found the arbitrator overstepped his authority by issuing discovery subpoenas against non-parties.

09 August 2023

US real estate company brings Argentina to ICSID

A US entity reportedly owned by the family of a Brazilian-Lebanese banking tycoon has lodged an ICSID claim against Argentina over a construction project.

07 August 2023

Claims loom against US gas supplier

Portuguese oil company Galp says it is considering its options over a US exporter’s alleged failure to provide contracted natural gas supplies – which has reportedly already led to three pending cases at the LCIA.

02 August 2023

Iran's central bank prepares treaty claim against Korea

The Central Bank of Iran is preparing to file a treaty claim against South Korea after local banks froze US$7 billion of assets due to sanctions – as a Texas private equity group seeks to revive a multibillion-dollar claim against the east Asian state through ICSID annulment proceedings.

01 August 2023

Italian waste investor brings claim against North Macedonia

An Italian company has filed an ICSID claim against North Macedonia over a concession to run one of the largest landfill sites in Europe – as a Canadian miner renews its threat to bring a claim against the state at the centre.

31 July 2023

United States: arbitration hubs thriving thanks to robust judicial support

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28 July 2023

Canada: rulings demonstrate judicial deference to arbitration

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28 July 2023

US firm launches practice with Squire Patton Boggs hire

Miriam Harwood has left Squire Patton Boggs, where she was co-head of investment arbitration, to launch an international arbitration practice at US firm Katten Muchin Rosenman.

27 July 2023

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