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Burford Capital is funding an ICC claim against Nigeria reportedly worth US$400 million arising from the purported settlement of a prior arbitration over a hydropower project.
27 September 2022
More details have emerged about a multibillion-dollar ICC dispute that is said to have paralysed Nigeria’s steel industry for 14 years before the parties agreed to settle for a significantly reduced sum.
09 September 2022
Nigeria has agreed to pay US$496 million to a company owned by India’s Mittal family to settle a 14-year dispute potentially worth billions over a contract to upgrade the country’s steel plants.
05 September 2022
The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation has settled long-running disputes with several international oil companies that led to hefty awards against the state-owned entity.
23 August 2022
Canadian miner Centerra Gold has completed a transaction with Kyrgyzstan to resolve their dispute over the seizure of one of the largest gold mines in central Asia – despite a last-minute effort by Burford Capital and others to halt the settlement.
15 August 2022
A Canadian energy infrastructure group says it has reached a deal with a Mexican state utility to develop a new US$4.5 billion offshore natural gas pipeline, bringing an end to a pair of LCIA arbitrations relating to existing onshore pipelines.
08 August 2022
Apple has ended its bid to enforce an ICC award that held a US headphones maker liable for breach of confidentiality after agreeing to settle the dispute.
01 August 2022
An Italian media group has settled a dispute over the €120 million sale of its historic headquarters to Blackstone after it failed to set aside an award issued in favour of the US private equity group by a Milan-seated tribunal.
22 July 2022
An English court has said a California businessman is not too late to challenge an LCIA award that requires him to pay more than US$60 million in compound interest to a subsidiary of Burford Capital for breach of a litigation funding deal.
13 July 2022
A Singapore court has upheld a SIAC award favouring Laos in a long-running casino dispute, ruling the tribunal was within its rights to bar two gaming companies from raising claims argued in a prior arbitration.
06 June 2022
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