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An international consortium including Italy’s Eni has lost an arbitration against the operator of a liquefied natural gas facility in Mississippi over a long-term contract allegedly frustrated by the shale gas revolution in the United States.
30 July 2021
Bahamian oil company Perenco says Ecuador has defaulted on an undertaking to pay a US$391 million ICSID award, as a US court lifts a stay on its enforcement.
29 July 2021
US lawyer Steven Donziger has been found guilty of criminal contempt for refusing to hand over evidence in a long-running dispute with Chevron over pollution in the Amazon rainforest, which led to a landmark treaty claim against Ecuador.
28 July 2021
A US appeals court has upheld an order requiring consulting firm AlixPartners and its CEO to produce evidence in aid of a Russian fund’s investment treaty claim against Lithuania – concluding that the arbitration is a proceeding before a foreign tribunal for the purposes of US discovery law.
16 July 2021
US private equity group Lone Star Funds is pursuing an ICC claim against Spain’s third-largest bank to compel it to repurchase €257 million in real estate assets.
15 July 2021
Arbitra, a new arbitrator support service, has launched in London and Washington, DC.
13 July 2021
Atlanta-headquartered Secretariat has withdrawn a US litigation against rival expert witness firm HKA over a fake employee review on the website Glassdoor.
13 July 2021
A Florida court has vacated a default judgment that enforced a US$188 million award against a Venezuelan state-owned entity after ruling that the respondent was incorrectly served with the enforcement proceedings.
12 July 2021
A group of distressed investment funds have sought bankruptcy protection in New York to prevent a Brazilian airline from enforcing a decade-old ICC award worth US$60 million against their assets.
09 July 2021
A Calgary-based energy company has threatened to bring a new US$15 billion NAFTA claim against the United States after the Biden administration revoked its permit for the controversial Keystone XL pipeline project.
05 July 2021
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