Premium article - February 19, 2015
Hong Kong's first instance court has declined to consider the set-aside of a judgment recognising a US$250 million award in favour of affiliates of Malaysian broadcasting group Astro, 16 months after Singapore's Court of Appeal refused enforcement of the award.
Premium article - April 22, 2015
King & Wood Mallesons has won a tender to represent Kyrgyzstan in its investment arbitration cases, with Jones Day winning the brief for the state's commercial arbitration matters.
Premium article - April 24, 2015
Spain and France have failed in a second attempt to overturn two awards in favour of the insurer of an oil tanker involved in a decade-old environmental disaster.
Premium article - April 30, 2015
A Russian court has set aside a US$118 million award obtained by Canadian mining company Stans Energy against Kyrgyzstan - but the state still faces enforcement proceedings in Ontario.
Premium article - May 22, 2015
A judge in Washington, DC, has refused to allow the expedited recognition of a US$250 million ICSID award against Romania - a decision that highlights the lack of uniformity in US court procedure for enforcing such awards.
Premium article - July 01, 2015
A group of energy companies pursuing three treaty claims against Ukraine has enforced an emergency arbitration award in the courts of Kiev to prevent the state from increasing royalties on gas production.
Premium article - August 03, 2015
Morocco has asked a US court to refuse enforcement of an ICC award in favour of Italian construction group Salini that was only partially confirmed by the north African state's own courts.
Premium article - August 14, 2015
A US court has granted summary judgment enforcing a 15-year-old ICC award against the Republic of the Congo, while refusing to recognise a Congolese court's liquidation order against the award creditor.
Premium article - September 02, 2015
An appeal court in Sydney has affirmed that a UAE award against an Australian designer of airport facilities can be partly enforced, even though a portion of the award breached natural justice.
Premium article - October 06, 2015
The judge behind many of Hong Kong's recent arbitration rulings has set out 10 guiding principles for the enforcement of arbitral awards in the special administrative region.