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The Singapore Court of Appeal has annulled ICC awards worth more than US$525 million in a feud between two Thai businessmen over the sale of wind energy assets.
14 July 2021
A London court has upheld an LCIA award allowing Shell to proceed with a claim against a German government-owned logistics company over customs services for gasoline imported to Thailand.
13 July 2021
Baker McKenzie has promoted Judith Mulholland in London, Santiago Maqueda in Buenos Aires and Pumma Doungrutana in Bangkok to the partnership, while naming partner Erik Forsin as head of the Sweden dispute resolution group.
12 July 2021
The owner of a luxury hotel in Phuket that was forced to close because of the covid-19 pandemic can proceed with a lawsuit against its insurer, after a Singapore court found that disputes over how to interpret the insurance policy had been carved out from the arbitration clause.
27 November 2020
One of Thailand's largest commercial banks has failed to knock out part of a UK fraud litigation in which it is accused of conspiring to steal US$2 billion worth of wind energy assets and frustrate enforcement of a US$700 million ICC award.
26 November 2020
Chevron has resumed a US$2 billion contractual arbitration against Thailand over decommissioning costs for an offshore gas field.
06 October 2020
A Cairo administrative court is hearing an unusual investment treaty claim worth US$1 billion brought by a Thai state-owned investor in a troubled gas pipeline between Egypt and Israel, GAR has learned.
20 July 2020
Tony Andriotis of Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan in Tokyo and John Frangos and Noppramart Thammateeradaycho of Tilleke & Gibbins in Bangkok consider Thailand’s prospects as a regional hub for commercial arbitration in the context of recent legislative changes and shifts in investment trends in the region.
28 November 2019
Vanina Sucharitkul, senior lecturer at Paris-Decartes University and member of the ICC Court, reports on a decision by Thailand’s Supreme Administrative Court reinstating an award worth over US$385 million arising from a cancelled rail project – five years after it was controversially annulled.
10 July 2019
An Australian mining company has reached a settlement with its political risk insurers that will allow it to continue financing a treaty claim against Thailand over the alleged expropriation of a gold mine.
18 March 2019
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