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Qatari media group beIN has been barred from raising piracy allegations against a Saudi broadcaster as a counterclaim in UK proceedings to enforce a DIFC-LCIA award.
25 October 2021
Egypt is facing a new ICSID claim by a German company over alleged interference in a cement business, while a PCA claim brought against it by Qatar has been discontinued.
21 October 2021
Saudi Arabia is lifting its ban on Qatari state-backed broadcaster beIN Sport, paving the way for the potential settlement of a billion-dollar investment treaty dispute and a UK arbitration over the purchase of an English football club.
07 October 2021
Italian energy company Edison says it has defeated a price review claim worth several hundred million euros relating to a long-term contract for the purchase of liquefied natural gas from Qatar.
20 September 2021
Construction disputes lawyer Niall Clancy has left Dentons to join Simmons & Simmons as partner in Doha.
20 August 2021
The Federal Court of Australia has blocked enforcement of an award made in Qatar, ruling that a Doha court erred by stepping in to make the appointments.
21 July 2021
A French court has refused to enforce a US$26 million award against a prominent Qatari businessman that resulted in criminal convictions for the arbitrators – finding that their decision to move the arbitral seat and transform the case into an ad hoc proceeding was in breach of due process.
05 February 2021
A tribunal is in place to hear a treaty claim brought against Saudi Arabia by a Qatari pharmaceutical company and its founder, who allege their investments were destroyed by the continuing blockade of Qatar by its Arab neighbours.
20 October 2020
Four tribunals are in place at the Permanent Court of Arbitration to hear claims by Qatar against its Middle Eastern neighbours over the suspension of postal services as part of their continuing blockade of the country.
15 September 2020
Qatar Airways has launched investment treaty claims seeking at least US$5 billion in damages from four Arab countries who have banned it from their airspace and their markets, as part of a continuing blockade in the Gulf.
22 July 2020
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