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A joint venture between French telecoms group Orange and Kuwaiti logistics group Agility has asked a US court to compel Dechert to produce documents concerning an alleged bribery scheme in Iraq for use in a US$1 billion ICC arbitration over its stake in a Kurdish mobile operator.
01 December 2020
A California court has been asked to grant discovery in aid of a DIFC-LCIA case over a Saudi food delivery app, while a Swiss electronics company has lodged a similar request in support of an ICC claim.
26 November 2020
A US court has granted Russia a stay of enforcement on the US$50 billion Yukos awards while the state pursues its set aside bid in the Netherlands.
23 November 2020
The Delaware Supreme Court has barred an affiliate of Eni from pursuing a second arbitration against the operator of an LNG terminal in Mississippi on the basis that all its claims were a “collateral attack” on a prior ICDR award worth US$371 million.
18 November 2020
After defeating a US$917 million claim under a Soviet investment treaty and winning costs, Kazakhstan has applied for discovery from various US banks to track down the claimant's assets and sources of funding.
06 November 2020
A JAMS arbitrator has reportedly rejected a California biotech company’s claim that one of its co-founders misappropriated trade secrets relating to developing treatments for neurodegenerative diseases.
03 November 2020
A subsidiary of Italian defence contractor Leonardo has prevailed in a US$225 million ICDR dispute concerning a halted project to use laser technology to combat nasal superbugs.
23 September 2020
A Texas state appeal court has affirmed that Brazil’s Petrobras is barred from pursuing bribery claims in an ICDR arbitration over the purchase of a US oil refinery because of a settlement agreed eight years ago.
25 August 2020
Over seven years after originally filing their claims, it has emerged that victims of a Ponzi scheme devised by convicted fraudster Allen Stanford are moving ahead with investment treaty arbitrations against the US – collectively seeking over US$511 million in damages.
21 August 2020
A US district court must first hear Nigeria’s sovereign immunity defence before ruling on an oil and gas company’s bid to enforce an almost US$10 billion award against the state, following a decision by an appeals court in Washington, DC.
22 June 2020
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