Premium article - September 01, 2010
A recent decision in the longrunning case of Sempra Energy v Argentina saw an ad hoc ICSID committee annul the tribunal's award on the basis that the tribunal had manifestly exceeded its powers. Matthew Weiniger and Ruth Byrne of Herbert Smith LLP report
Premium article - June 11, 2010
A district court in Washington, DC, has denied Argentina's request to set aside two UNCITRAL awards in favour of UK energy companies BG Group and National Grid, both arising from emergency measures during the country's 2002 debt crisis.
Premium article - April 30, 2010
Two new arbitration claims have been filed at ICSID against Venezuela and Bolivia relating to oil and gas expropriations.