Region: Spain

Corte Civil y Mercantil de Arbitraje (CIMA)

04 January 2019

Madrid Court of Arbitration - Corte de Arbitraje de Madrid

03 January 2019


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22 October 2018

EU warns Spain not to pay solar awards

The European Commission has told Spain that arbitral awards compensating investors over reforms to the state’s renewable energy subsidy regime cannot be paid without EU approval.

19 January 2018

Tribunal wraps tortilla makers' treaty claim

Two Spanish subsidiaries of Mexican food group Gruma have won nearly half a billion dollars from Venezuela in an ICSID dispute over the expropriation of their tortilla and corn flour production businesses.

28 July 2017

UK Supreme Court allows maritime claim to resume

A Spanish tourism company that breached a charterparty for a cruise ship cannot get credit for inadvertently helping the shipowner sell the vessel before it lost over two-thirds of its value, the UK’s highest court has ruled.

29 June 2017

Solar power investor seeks to annul ECT award in favour of Italy

The first of nine renewable energy companies to have initiated arbitration with Italy under the Energy Charter Treaty has filed to annul the award issued last year, which apparently dismissed its claim relating to reforms in the country's solar power sector.

04 May 2017

Berman challenged again in Pey Casado saga

Sir Franklin Berman QC faces a second challenge in the Pey Casado case at ICSID, days after recusing himself from hearing a challenge to fellow Essex Court Chambers barrister VV Veeder QC using language which the claimant says shows his lack of impartiality.

07 March 2017

Veeder accused of deliberate omission in yet another Pey Casado challenge

Spanish newspaper publisher Victor Pey Casado has accused arbitrator VV Veeder QC of deliberate omission in a fresh attempt to disqualify him from an ICSID tribunal hearing a case against Chile filed just two days after a previous challenge failed.

24 February 2017

Costa Rica wins at ICSID and defends DR-CAFTA award

AWARD NOW PUBLISHED: A tribunal has rejected a five-year-old ICSID claim against Costa Rica in a majority ruling, as the state prepares to defend a DR-CAFTA award in its favour that beachfront real estate investors are seeking to overturn in Washington, DC.

26 January 2017

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