Premium article - October 01, 2014
A Swiss energy trader has filed an €80 million claim against Romania's largest electricity producer over the termination of a supply contract.
Premium article - August 04, 2014
A New York court has refused to set aside an arbitral award on the ground that the tribunal chair had failed to inform the parties he was suffering from a brain tumour.
Premium article - June 03, 2014
Venezuela's state oil company PDVSA has lost an ICC claim against a former ConocoPhillips subsidiary over ownership of an oil refining business in Texas.
Premium article - April 30, 2014
A US court has ruled that a Bahraini company's corruption claim against British-Canadian businessman Victor Dahdaleh must be decided by ICC arbitration in the UK.
Premium article - April 03, 2014
The English Commercial Court has upheld an ICC award worth US$536 million in favour of Norwegian state oil company Statoil against Algeria's Sonatrach. In a decision yesterday, Mr Justice Flaux dismissed an application by Sonatrach to set aside the award, holding that the Algerian state oil company merely sought to challenge the arbitrators' findings of fact. The award was issued in April last year by a London-seated tribunal consisting of Swiss arbitrators Pierre Tercier and Wolfgang Peter and French...
Premium article - March 17, 2014
Matthew Walker of K&L Gates in Qatar reports on a newly published decision by a Qatari court that annulled an ICC award rendered in Paris on the basis that it was not issued in the name of the Emir.
Premium article - March 07, 2014
An LCIA tribunal chaired by Albert Jan van den Berg has awarded a private equity fund US$22 million plus interest in a dispute with its partners in an east Africa-focused investment company, which also spilled into the Mauritian and UK courts.
Premium article - February 10, 2014
UPDATED: Two Swiss GAR 100 firms are facing off in a multibillion-dollar gas price arbitration between Turkish and Iranian state entities, it has emerged.
Premium article - January 28, 2014
India's Supreme Court has referred a dispute over broadcasting rights for Indian Premier League cricket to ICC arbitration in Singapore, reversing a ruling that said fraud allegations in the case meant it could only be heard in court.
Premium article - January 17, 2014
Aluminium producer Rusal and its director Oleg Deripaska have settled a pair of LCIA claims brought against them that challenged the validity of supply contracts worth US$48 billion - thought to be one of the largest Russia-related disputes ever heard in London.