Region: Romania

Romania secures extradition of ICSID witness

A London court has upheld a ruling allowing Romania to extradite the key witness in an ICSID case to face corruption charges – despite a recommendation by the arbitral tribunal that a warrant for his arrest be suspended.

23 October 2020

The Court of International Commercial Arbitration attached to the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Romania

24 January 2020

Romania

Featured in The Guide to Challenging and Enforcing Arbitration Awards - First Edition

29 April 2019

Belgian court seeks guidance from ECJ on Micula award

The Brussels Court of Appeal has stayed the Micula brothers’ attempt to enforce their €178 million ICSID award against Romania, while agreeing to seek a preliminary ruling from the European Court of Justice on the relationship between EU law and member states’ enforcement obligations under the ICSID Convention.

28 March 2019

Court of International Commercial Arbitration attached to the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Romania

04 January 2019

No security for Micula brothers

The High Court in London has refused for the time being to order Romania to pay security pending a stay of enforcement of a £173 million ICSID award in favour of Swedish brothers Viorel and Ioan Micula – while giving them permission to appeal the stay.

16 June 2017

Enforcement of Micula award against Romania stayed in UK

UPDATED. An English court has rejected a request by Romania to set aside the registration of an ICSID award in favour of twin brothers Ioan and Viorel Micula – but stayed the enforcement pending the outcome of ongoing proceedings in the European courts.

20 January 2017

The Court of International Commercial Arbitration attached to the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Romania

Featured in Guide to Regional Arbitration (volume 6 - 2018)

08 November 2016

The Court of International Commercial Arbitration attached to the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Romania

Featured in Guide to Regional Arbitration (volume 6 - 2018)

08 November 2016

Romania loses to Italy’s Enel

A Romanian state entity has lost a US$1.2 billion ICC claim it brought against Italian electricity company Enel, described as the country’s largest ever arbitration.

29 July 2016

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