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A Turkish construction company that previously brought treaty claims against Libya and Syria has now lodged an ICSID case against Saudi Arabia, alleging it is the victim of a denial of justice in the country's courts.
22 August 2023
An UNCITRAL tribunal has thrown out US$30 billion in claims lodged by Saudi real estate investors in a treaty case against Egypt, GAR has learned – while it continues to hear remaining claims worth US$22 billion.
07 June 2023
Barrister and arbitrator Michael Patchett-Joyce, of 36 Commercial in London, looks at how the new rules of the Saudi Center for Commercial Arbitration future-proof the arbitral process in Saudi Arabia.
08 May 2023
The Saudi Center for Commercial Arbitration has unveiled a new, revised set of rules which, among other things, empower its new court chaired by Jan Paulsson.
02 May 2023
Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer has promoted Samantha Tan in Singapore and Amani Khalifa, who will shortly relocate from Dubai to Riyadh, to the partnership.
17 April 2023
There is only an 8% annulment rate for arbitral awards in Saudi Arabia and there was no example of a foreign arbitral award being annulled because of violation of public policy or shariah law in the first nine months of this year, the Saudi Center for Commercial Arbitration has revealed at an event held as part of Dubai Arbitration Week.
02 December 2022
The Saudi Center for Commercial Arbitration has launched "SCCA Dubai", its first office outside Saudi Arabia.
13 November 2022
The Saudi Center for Commercial Arbitration has announced the creation of an independent "SCCA court" to determine technical and administrative matters related to its caseload, featuring leading international figures and with Bahrain-based arbitrator Jan Paulsson as president.
10 November 2022
Saudia Arabia is facing an ICSID claim by a Hong Kong investor in a now-liquidated telecoms consortium that had its operating licence cancelled by the state.
27 July 2022
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