Region: Sierra Leone

Sierra Leoneans seek discovery from Steinmetz group

Sierra Leonean citizens pursuing an environmental class action against subsidiaries of Beny Steinmetz’s BSG Resources have asked a US court for discovery from the Guernsey mining company and its bankruptcy administrators.

25 August 2021

Sierra Leone loses challenge to ICC award

An English court has upheld an ICC tribunal’s decision to allow a mining company’s claims against Sierra Leone to go forward – dismissing arguments the claimant was required to observe a three-month “cooling off” period before bringing the arbitration.

15 February 2021

Sierra Leone joins New York Convention

Sierra Leone has become the 166th state party to the New York Convention.

10 November 2020

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