Region: Trinidad and Tobago

Trinidad hit with first treaty claim in decades

A Chinese state-owned investor in a steel project has brought an ICSID claim against Trinidad and Tobago – the first case the state has faced at the centre in more than two decades.

12 April 2023

Trinidad court overturns coastal highway award

A court in Trinidad and Tobago has set aside a US$126 million LCIA award won by a Brazilian contractor against the Caribbean state’s national infrastructure company – finding that the tribunal made conclusions that “no reasonable arbitrator” should have reached.

30 January 2023

Trinidad state entity liable over highway project

A Brazilian contractor has won a US$126 million LCIA award against Trinidad and Tobago’s national infrastructure company in a dispute over a coastal highway project.

23 May 2022

Australian energy company prepares Caribbean oil claim

Perth-based energy company Star Phoenix has instructed counsel for a prospective LCIA claim against a Chinese purchaser over the sale of oil blocks in Trinidad and Tobago.

04 June 2021

Dispute Resolution Centre Trinidad & Tobago

28 January 2020

Trinidad to disclose LCIA documents after Privy Council ruling

A Trinidadian activist is to be granted access to witness statements submitted in an LCIA arbitration after the Privy Council ruled he had an arguable case that their disclosure was in the public interest.

05 June 2019

Dispute Resolution Centre Trinidad & Tobago

04 January 2019

Trinidad natural gas award confirmed in New York

A New York court has thrown out a Spanish energy company’s challenge to an UNCITRAL award in favour of a Caribbean producer of liquefied natural gas.

27 September 2017

Trinidad natural gas dispute taken to US court

A Spanish energy company has applied to a US court to set aside an UNCITRAL award rejecting its claim against a Caribbean liquid natural gas producer – accusing the tribunal of making it “procedurally impossible” for the company to prevail.

20 February 2017

The Dispute Resolution Centre Trinidad & Tobago

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03 November 2016

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